Media Roundup for the week of Sept. 22, 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 Sept. 22, 2017:

Rollback of federal police reform program riles advocates

…no longer provide lengthy investigations and public audits. Kami Chavis, law professor at Wake Forest University,…

The Associated Press

Sept. 22

Insider Tainting: Strategic Tipping of Material Non-Public Information

University of Oxford Blog

Sept. 20

An article forthcoming in the Northwestern University Law Review, I analyze the strategic use of insider trading law to disable the trading activity of an information recipient. I call this phenomenon ‘insider tainting’. While most tips of information open doors, insider tainting closes them. Rather than empowering and enriching the tippee, the tipper conveys information to constrain her. Tainted with inside information, the tippee faces legal risks to her preexisting or potential trading plans.

Another Law School Bows To The Inevitable And Accepts The GRE

Above the Law

Sept. 21

A recent Kaplan Test Prep survey found 25 percent of law schools intend to accept the GRE as an entrance exam. Though the first study that looked at the validity of the GRE as an alternative to the LSAT was conducted by Arizona Law and joined by Wake Forest University School of Law and the University of Hawaii Law School, it wasn’t until Harvard Law made the move to accept anything other than the LSAT that a critical mass of law schools began to seriously consider the GRE as a law school entrance exam.

Albany Law, 11 Other Law Schools Team Up to Answer: Why Law?

Targeted News Service

Sept. 20

Participating schools included: Albany Law School, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, UCLA School of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, Suffolk University Law School, University of Maine School of Law, USC Gould School of Law, The University of Tulsa College of Law, University of Toledo College of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law and West Virginia University College of Law.

UH Law School Will Accept GRE General Test for Admission in One-Year Pilot Program

Public Now

Sept. 15

The 2015 study was spearheaded by the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, joined by North Carolina’s Wake Forest University School of Law and UH’s Richardson Law School. Hawai’i study participants included 81 current and former Hawai’i law students, who were almost entirely graduates in 2014, 2015 and 2016. All of the students agreed to share their data in a de-identified form.