Media Roundup for July 28, 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 July 28, 2017:

Three New Books Discuss How to Confront and Reform Racist Policing

New York Times Book Review

July 26

Professor Ron Wright authors chapter, “Elected Prosecutors and Police Accountability,” in the New York Times reviewed book, “Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment.”

President Trump Tweets Prompt Conversation Over Transgender Military Personnel

WUNC

July 28

Guest host Anita Rao speaks with Shannon Gilreath, a professor of law and professor of women’s, gender and sexuality studies at Wake Forest University, about the legality of rescinding the right for transgender people to be open about their gender identity while serving in the military.

What I Learned Hanging Out with Corpses Around the World

VICE

July 7

This is an area I’m fascinated by, and I’ve had long conversations about this with Tanya Marsh, a law professor at Wake Forest and the expert on human remains law in the United States.

 

June 2017 Newsletter From John Knox, Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment

Law at the End of the Day

July 22

Professor John H. Knox has just released his March 2017 progress report on the work of his office, which includes links to a number of important statements and activities, principal among which is his Report of the Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment.