Media Roundup for July 21, 2017
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Office of Communications and Public Relations
July 21, 2017
Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of July 21, 2017:
Triangle Business Journal
The success of the Triad region depends on a vibrant health care economy. What are the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead? And how can local companies capitalize on them? Our panel of experts will examine such topics as how the new administration is expected to impact quality and access to health care, rates, structure and more. Mark Hall, Director of Health Law and Policy Program, Fred D. & Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law
Statesville Record & Landmark
That real-world experience is crucial for Lane DeBellis, 24, a third-year student at Wake Forest University School of Law who is one of several interns involved in the program coordinated through the Iredell County District Attorney’s Office. This story also appeared in the McDowell News and the Independent Tribune.
Durham Herald Sun
Notably, the local signers included Wake Forest law dean Suzanne Reynolds and Campbell law dean Rich Leonard. North Carolina has but seven law schools. Four are housed at private universities like Wake and Campbell, and another is a standalone institution based in Charlotte. The state’s only public law schools are at UNC-CH and N.C. Central University.
The Florida Times-Union
The fact the Legislature felt it was necessary to add fentanyl to the law could bolster Muller’s defense, said Ron Wright, a Wake Forest University law professor. “The courts are going to have to settle the opium versus opiate question.”
The Academe Blog
Dean Suzanne Reynolds, Professor Timothy Davis and Professor Steve Virgil signed a letter in support of the University of North Carolina Law School’s Center for Civil Rights, which the university’s Board of Governors has threatened that was sent on Tuesday.