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Lauren Emery ('16) and Alexis Iffert ('16)

Lauren Emery (’16) wins 43rd annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

Lauren Emery (’16)  won the 43rd annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round held at Wake Forest University School of Law on Thursday, April 17. Continue reading »

A sign cautions visitors outside a treatment facility at the Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune, N.C., in 2013.
(Photo: Allen Breed, AP)

USA Today reports on Professor John Korzen’s argument in U.S. Supreme Court regarding toxic water

A divided Supreme Court seemed mostly dubious Wednesday that federal claims for environmental damages can be brought after state deadlines have passed, signaling a potential setback for thousands of former Marines and their families exposed decades ago to contaminated water. Continue reading »

Feeding Frenzy awards ceremony participants included, from left, Peebles Harrison,
Aulica Monroe, Cabell Clay, Tonya Mason, Attorney General Roy Cooper, Robin Stinson,
Caleb Holloway ('16) and Lars Simonsen.

Wake Forest Law wins N.C. Bar Legal Feeding Frenzy 2014 for most donated food

Wake Forest Law donated the most food per person in the Law School Division of the 2014 North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy. Caleb Holloway (’16) organized the participation of Wake Forest Law in this year’s Feeding Frenzy, something he says is very important to him and to the Wake Forest community.

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Hanes Hosiery Center Coach John Torian, Allison Levene ('14) and Coach Art Blevins

Allison Levene (’14) named among BARBRI Public Interest Fellow Contest top 3 finalists

Allison Levene (’14) has been named one of three finalists in the 2014 BARBRI Public Interest Fellow Contest. The winner of the contest will receive a BARBRI Public Interest Fellowship with Save the Children and complimentary BARBRI bar review course. The other two finalists are Catherine Wauters of George Mason Law and Shaundricka Ranel of North Carolina Central University Law School. The winner will be announced on May 6, 2014. Continue reading »

Associate Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh elected American College of Real Estate Lawyers Fellow

Professor Tanya Marsh has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), the premier organization of U.S. real estate lawyers.

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Hooding Ceremony 2013

The Honorable Justice John L. Murray, former Chief Justice of Ireland, to speak at Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 18

The Honorable Mr. Justice John L. Murray, former Chief Justice of Ireland, will be the speaker for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 18. He will receive an honorary degree at Commencement the following day. Continue reading »

SCOTUSblog article on Professor Korzen arguing in CTS Corp. v. Waldburger in U.S. Supreme Court

Professor John Korzen argued in the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday,  April 23, 2014 in the case, CTS Corp. v. Waldburger.

Writer Robert Percival wrote in the SCOTUSblog the article appearing in full below titled, “Argument analysis: Was Congress more “legally sophisticated” than the Justices when it overrode state limitations on lawsuits for toxic exposure?” Continue reading »

Pro Bono Project helps Novant Health and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center patients receive free legal help

This academic year, the Pro Bono Project has teamed up with Novant Health, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice to provide advance directives to patients in-house at these clinics.

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Law students volunteer as Affordable Care Act Navigators through Pro Bono Project

With the implementation of the Health Insurance Marketplace in October 2013, nearly a dozen Wake Forest Law students have volunteered as Affordable Care Act Navigators. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in Bloomberg BNA about OSHA restarting effort to update chemical exposure limits

Wake Forest University Chair in Law Professor Sidney Shapiro was quoted in the April 17, 2014, issue of the Bloomberg BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter article, “Pending OMB Review, OSHA Could Restart Effort to Update Chemical Exposure Limits.”  Shapiro was quoted on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s recent request to gather information on ways to address chemical exposure. The article discussed the lengthy process it would be for this rule-making to occur. Continue reading »