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Legal Stats team wins $5,000 JNO award

May 18 2015

Three recent graduates are winners of the Jason Norris Award in Entrepreneurship to support their venture, Legal Stats.

Legal Stats wins third place at Carolina Challenge

Mar 27 2015

The team wins $2,000 in university-wide entrepreneurship competition.

Legal Stats NC

Jul 30 2014

LegalStats offers automated statistical reports on the likelihood of getting out of your legal offense. We aggregate over 13 million cases from the North Carolina court system, taking into account factors ranging from race, judge, court appointment time and more to come up with an expected outcome that is personalized for YOU. LegalStats is your […]


Dec 08 2016

LegalStat generates statistical reports of aggregated court data for individuals who accused of legal offenses and for lawyers who want to save time searching for court data. LegalStat was previously known as LegalStats. Over the course of the Fall 2016 semester, a team of students worked to further develop LegalStat, focusing on the market of […]

Reese News Lab students pitch media products at the American Underground

Aug 05 2014

Eight students from Reese News Lab’s summer program pitched two products, Legal Stats and Kindsite, at the American Underground, the heart of startups in the Triangle.

Productizing the Data Reporting Process

Jul 19 2017

Great reporting is a huge waste of time. At least that’s the way it looks from a manufacturing standpoint. When we see great reporting — the kind that wins Pulitzer Prizes and awards from the nonproft Investigative Reporters & Editors — the product we’re delivered is just the tip of the iceberg compared to the […]

Meet our new Interim Director!

Oct 05 2016

We’re excited to have Steven King, a long-time friend of the Lab, with us this fall as the Interim Director of Reese News Lab.

You must sell

Oct 24 2014

Why? Because sales cures all ills.

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Jun 28 2013

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Awards & Achievements

Dec 18 2012

July 2015: Reese News Lab wins $150,000 Knight News Challenge on elections May 2015: Legal Stats wins $5,000 Jason Norris Award in Entrepreneurship March 2015: Legal Stats wins third place at Carolina Challenge January 2015: Lab directors John Clark and Sara Peach win $50,000 C. Felix Harvey Award for Institutional Priorities for Capitol Hound October 2014: Reese […]