Media Roundup for week of April 6, 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 April 6, 2018:

Philly judges block DA Krasner’s deals for juvenile lifers

Philadelphia Inquirer

April 6

It’s not atypical for an incoming administration to face an unusual number of rejected deals, said Ron Wright, a professor of criminal law at Wake Forest University.

The GRE Is Taking Over Yet Another State’s Law Schools

Above the Law

April 5

The GRE is rapidly gaining acceptance at law schools around the country. The full list of law schools currently accepting the GRE are: Harvard, Columbia, St. John’s, Brooklyn, Northwestern, Arizona, Georgetown, Hawaii, Washington University in St. Louis, Wake Forest, Cardozo School of Law, Texas A&M, BYU, John Marshall Law School, Florida State, and Pace. (Plus, UCLA Law and the University of Chicago allow some students to take the GRE. Such as if they’re applying to a joint degree program or if already enrolled in another graduate program at the school.)

Why Legal Writing Is ‘Doctrinal’ And Profound

TaxProf Blog

April 3

Harold Anthony Lloyd (Wake Forest), Why Legal Writing is ‘Doctrinal’ and More Importantly Profound: So as long as we must use the…

Indie band Athenaeum reunites for one show at The Ramkat

Winston-Salem Journal

April 5

The guitarist who replaced him in 2001, Mike Garrigan, will play instead. He came to Athenaeum after the breakup of Collapsis, another indie-rock band from Greensboro that made waves on the national music scene. Garrigan started law school at Wake Forest University in 2016. He plans to work with musicians as a legal advocate for artists.

Mark A. Hall: Would North Carolina Regret Expanding Medicaid?

April 4

Professor Mark Hall authored this piece for, following his report, “Do State’s Regret Expanding Medicaid?” last week.

Professor Hall’s article was also published on USC-Brookings Schaeffer on Health Policy and featured in a tweet from Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize winner and New York Times op-ed columnist.

2018’s States with the Best & Worst Taxpayer ROI

April 2

Professor Joel Newman was featured as an “Expert” in this WalletHub article.  He provided advice for the following question: “How can state and local governments use tax revenue more efficiently?”

At Stephon Clark funeral, a familiar story amplifies drumbeat for change

April 1
But they also protect bad actors,” says Kami Chavis, a law professor and director of the criminal justice program at the Wake Forest University School of Law in Winston-Salem, N.C. “We have to balance some of those protections against protections of citizens who are at the mercy of these officers.” …