Media Roundup for the week of Sept. 29, 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. 29, 2017:

Class Actions and Tax Cuts


Sept. 29

This one is called “Insider Tainting: Strategic Tipping of Material Non-Public Information,” it’s by Andrew Verstein of Wake Forest and the University of Chicago, and it’s arguably not entirely hypothetical:

Podcast: The First Amendment and Hate Speech


Sept. 28

Shannon Gilreath is Professor of Law and Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University Law School. His books include Sexual Politics: The Gay Person in America Today (2006) and The End of Straight Supremacy: Realizing Gay Liberation (2011).

This story was also published on Yahoo News, among others.

UN expert urges fresh Mongolia action on environment

United Nations Human Rights

Sept. 27

The UN Human Rights Council appointed Mr. John H. Knox in 2012 to serve as Independent Expert, and reappointed him in 2015 as Special Rapporteur on human rights obligations related to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment. The Council requested him, a professor of international law at Wake Forest University in the United States, to clarify the application of human rights norms to environmental protection, and to identify best practices in the use of human rights obligations in environmental policy-making.

Law school to accept GRE (Jeff Zymeri)

The Daily Princetonian

Sept. 27

According to Soifer, the other two pioneers in testing the reliability of the GRE were the University of Arizona and Wake Forest University School of Law.

Spears Legal Studies Faculty Recognized for Impactful Research, Leadership Roles

US Fed News

Sept. 26

…Partes Review: Rent Seeking as a Tool to Discourage Patent Trolls in the Wake Forest Law Review (2017) and Rent-Seeking…


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


Sept. 23

…of Law, University of Florida Levin College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, Suffolk University Law…

Advocates upset with end of DOJ outreach

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

Sept. 25

Kami Chavis, law professor at Wake Forest University, called the change an “antiquated and outdated mindset.”

Federal rollback of police reform efforts riles advocates

The Associated Press

Sept. 23

Kami Chavis, law professor at Wake Forest University, called the change an “antiquated and outdated mindset.”

Higher Education Notebook: WFU law school begins online journal

Winston-Salem Journal

Sept. 24

Wake Forest University School of Law students and faculty have created an online graduate school journal that explores the growing field of bioethics …

This article also ran on Bcst Connect.