Media Roundup for May 26, 2017

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Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of May 26, 2017:

Blue Cross: Uncertainty over health-care law warrants 23 percent hike on some premiums

Greensboro News & Record

May 25

“It’s unfortunate that the Trump administration and Congress have chosen to create so much uncertainty about continuing that legally mandated payments,” said Mark Hall, a law professor at Wake Forest University who is a national expert on health care. “That uncertainty puts insurers, like Blue Cross, in a real bind: either they set their prices for next year based on the assumption that the payments will continue, but risk having to either cancel coverage or impose substantial mid-year increases. Or, they go ahead and price their products assuming these payments cease, which results in a rate increase that is almost three times what it would otherwise be.”

This story was also published on the Independent Tribune Online,, Statesville Record & Landmark Online and McDowell News.


Law firm expects exciting ballpark office location to provide energy, aid recruiting


Triad Business Journal

May 25

Francie Scott, interim director of the Office of Career & Professional Development at Wake Forest University School of Law, said many of the Winston-Salem school’s graduates hoping to stay in North Carolina are most interested in Charlotte, Raleigh and Wilmington.

Levine & Wright on Prosecutors

CrimProf Blog

May 18

Kay L. Levine and Ronald F. Wright (Emory University School of Law and Wake Forest University – School of Law) have posted Images and Allusions in Prosecutors’ Morality Tales (Virginia Journal of Criminal Law, Volume 5, Issue 1, Number 38) on SSRN.