Media Roundup for the week of April 13, 2018

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Wake Forest School of Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 13, 2018: 

Polish law sparks fears over civil rights at UN Climate Talks


April 13

In a March 26 letter to John Knox, the U.N. special rapporteur on human rights and the environment, HRW expressed its concern about restrictions on demonstrations, and police powers to collect personal data on participants at the conference without their knowledge or judicial oversight.

Green to Receive 2018 McKay Award

Torts Prof Blog

April 12

Wake Forest’s Mike Green is the recipient of the 2018 Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award, presented by the ABA’s…

North Carolina Couple Charged in Death of Man Beaten as Baby

The Associated Press

April 11

Gordon Widenhouse, a law professor at Wake Forest University, said that as long as two crimes being discussed each have an element that the other doesn’t, there is no double jeopardy. He also noted the technical legal argument that the two crimes are different and the new charges don’t violate the Constitution.

This story also ran in The New York Times, the UK’s Daily Mail,, Tampa Bay Times, and myriad others

Immigration judges, attorneys worry that Sessions’ quotas will cut into justice in clogged court system

The Dallas Morning News

April 10

A closer parallel would be administrative law judges who work within the executive branch of government, said Margaret Taylor, a professor of administrative and immigration at Wake Forest University School of Law in North Carolina.

The Syllabus: Clearing the bar exam

Greensboro News & Record (blog)

April 9

(The 72 percent score I noted above? That includes graduates of law schools in other states who plan to practice in North Carolina.) But the results for individual schools show some real gaps. At four schools (Wake Forest, Duke University, Campbell and UNC-Chapel Hill), the first-time passing rate was …