Media Roundup for the week of March 16, 2018

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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 March 16, 2018: 

The Top 50 Go-To Law Schools

National Law Journal

March 12

Wake Forest University School of Law ranks 48 among the Top 50 Go-To Law Schools that sent the highest percentage of 2017 graduates to associate jobs at the largest 100 firms.

This story was also reported on Tax Prof Blog.

 

Appointments, Resignations, Deaths

The Chronicle of Higher Education

March 16

Jordan Crosby Lee, a lawyer at Plunkett, Griesenbeck & Mimari, in San Antonio, to assistant director of the office of career and professional development at the Wake Forest University School of Law.

What makes a good prosecutor? A new study of Melissa Nelson’s office hopes to find out

The Florida Times-Union Online

March 10

…rates for decades, will buy into more nuanced data. Ron Wright, a criminal law professor at Wake Forest, has researched…

 

Four death sentences in, how does Melissa Nelson’s new death penalty process hold up?

The Florida Times-Union Online

March 10

Ronald Wright, a law professor at Wake Forest, agreed that the process would go a long way to produce consistent results. If there are problems later in a case, Wright said, the new policy will allow defense attorneys to appeal to Nelson to re-consider the decision to seek death.