Media Roundup for the week of April 20, 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 20, 2018:

Women of Vision: Judge Denise Hartsfield looks for alternative options to incarceration


April 19

Justice and equality are two words that you often think of when it comes to judges, but the Honorable Denise Hartsfield is so much more.

RiverRun Reviews

Winston-Salem Journal

April 19

The film is anchored by interviews with Taylor, his family and others, including former News & Observer reporter Mandy Locke; Mark Rabil, Hunt’s longtime attorney and director of Wake Forest University Law School’s Innocence and Justice Clinic; and Chris Mumma, director of the N.C. Center on Actual Innocence.

Reshaping the legal profession for the millennial generation

North State Journal

April 18


The North Carolina Chief Justice’s Commission on Professionalism is taking note of how a new generation of lawyers are reworking the legal field. At its quarterly meeting on Friday, the Commission, charged with “enhance[ing] professionalism among North Carolina’s lawyers,” heard from Wake Forest University Provost Rogan Kersh on how millennials — those born from the early 1980s to 2001 — work and are redefining professionalism.

This article was written by Chris Salemme (JD ‘17), who is serving as a fellow in the law school’s Veterans Clinic

Ashby Dialogue on the Impact of HB2

The Carolinian

April 18

The first discussion in the dialogue was opened by Harold Lloyd, an associate professor at Wake Forest School of Law. In the discussion, titled “Politics, Journalism, and Truth: The Real Story of HB2,” Lloyd talked about his frustration with the journalism coverage of HB2. As a result of his frustration, …

The Facebook data debacle may not change internet behavior

The Science News

April 15

Many people may not even bother reading these policies, because they wrongly assume that just the existence of privacy policy means a site cannot share user data without permission — a belief held by 62 percent of respondents to one survey, researchers reported in 2014.  (C.J. Hoofnagle and J.M. Urban. Alan Westin’s privacy Homo Economicus. Wake Forest Law Review. Vol. 49, May 19, 2014, p. 261.)

Higher Educaton Notebook

Winston-Salem Journal

April 13

After dinner, students will have the opportunity to learn about the 1918 flu outbreak, which infected 500 million people worldwide and killed 30 million to 50 million people. History professor Simone Caron, law professor Christine Nero Coughlin and biology professor Pat Lord will speak from their various areas of academic expertise.