Media Roundup for July 7, 2017
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Office of Communications and Public Relations
July 7, 2017
Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of July 7, 2017:
Ronald F. Wright, Kami Chavis and Gregory Scott Parks (Wake Forest University – School of Law, Wake Forest University Law School and Wake Forest University School of Law) have posted The Jury Sunshine Project: Jury Selection Data as a Political Issue on SSRN.
Minnesota Public Radio
Today on MPR News with Kerri Miller, a conversation about how Americans of color see and experience the criminal justice system. Miller spoke with:
• Kami Chavis, former prosecutor and law professor and director of the criminal justice program at Wake Forest School of Law.
Ronald F. Wright (Wake Forest University – School of Law) has posted Prosecutors, Flying Blind and Flying Solo (Chapter in Academy for Justice: A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna ed., Forthcoming)) on SSRN.
NBC News Online
“We need to look at implicit racial bias as an issue not just for officers [involved in on-duty shootings] but for jurors, too,” said Kami Chavis, the director of a criminal justice program at Wake Forest University School of Law.
DC Metro Theater Arts
“There are many truths in the record,” she said ruefully, at one point, to which one of the other judges, Dean of the Wake Forest School of Law Suzanne Reynolds, replied, “The record, while beautifully written, is thin.”