Media Roundup for the week of May 4, 2018

Wake Forest School of Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of May 4, 2018: 

Lawyers have enhanced duty of confidentiality when engaging in public commentary

ABA Journal

May 2018

“The committee acknowledges that new technologies ‘have altered how lawyers communicate’ and ‘may raise unexpected practical questions,’ ” says Ellen Murphy, who teaches professional responsibility at the Wake Forest University School of Law. “It is these practical questions on which guidance is needed.”


The Miami Student

May 1

Danielle “Dani” Kunkel: team captain, Chinese major and history and business legal studies double minor from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She will attend Wake Forest School of Law this fall.

TAKE 5: Phoebe Zerwick

Winston-Salem Journal

April 30

Phoebe Zerwick was on the way out the door when we caught her, headed to eastern North Carolina for a weekend field trip with her new interdisciplinary “Investigating Innocence” class that she’s co-teaching with fellow Wake Forest professor Mark Rabil. Zerwick, who made a name for herself locally as a reporter at the Winston-Salem Journal—especially thanks to her coverage of the wrongful conviction of Darryl Hunt—is enjoying her new chapter as the head of Wake’s journalism program.

Why the ‘raid’ of Trump’s former doctor isn’t just a funny sideshow

The Washington Post

May 2

“Generally speaking, doctors own the originals and patients have only a right to obtain copies, and even then not necessarily copies of everything,” said Mark Hall, an expert on medical law at Wake Forest University. “Thus, it’s possible one could argue that actual theft was involved — if Dr. Bornstein did …

States that expanded Medicaid have no regrets

The News & Observer

April 30

…is a law professor and director of the Health Law and Policy Program at Wake ForestUniversity. He wrote this analysis as part of..

Mark A. Hall, Professor of Law and Public Health at Wake Forest University

NC Policy Watch

April 23

States that have expanded Medicaid have had zero regrets. We talk with Mark Hall, a law and public health professor at Wake Forest University, about his latest brief and what it means for Medicaid expansion in North Carolina.

Jury hits pork giant for $50M for hog operation’s nuisance

The Associated Press

April 26

Jurors decided that “the defendant owed them (neighbors) a standard of care in terms of trying to minimize the odors and other undesirable fallout from their processes,” said Wake Forest University law professor Sidney Shapiro, who has followed the cases. “Apparently the jury decided they (Smithfield) knew about and disregarded all this fallout even though they could do something positive to reduce it.”