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North Carolina Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments in two cases at Wake Forest Law on Tuesday, Jan. 30

For the 26th consecutive year, Wake Forest School of Law will host oral arguments for the North Carolina Court of Appeals on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Oral arguments are set to begin at 3 p.m. in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  A reception will follow in the Law Commons. The court session is open to the public. Continue reading »

1L Trial Team wins 2018 Kilpatrick Townsend Mock Trial Competition second year in a row

Graphi image of Kilpatrick Townsend logoFor the second year in a row, members of Wake Forest School of Law’s 1L Trial Team — Melissa Malone, Scott Harvey, Rachel Boyd, KC Ohanu and Agustin Martinez — beat out all the other teams from North Carolina law schools to win the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)’s 2018 Kilpatrick Townsend 1L Mock Trial Competition held Jan. 19-21, 2018.

Malone also won the award for Best Advocate.

“As you can imagine, we are extremely happy that we were able to beat out some very tough competition from all the law schools in North Carolina,” Martinez wrote in an email. ” It was truly a team effort.”

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Media Roundup for the week of Jan. 19, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Jan. 19, 2018: Continue reading »

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JBIPL to host symposium on intellectual property and medical technology Friday, Feb. 2

The Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) will host its spring symposium, “Intellectual Property and Medical Technology: From Creation to Commercialization,” beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in the Wake Forest Biotech Place Atrium at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

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Business Law Program, Business Law Society present Craig Glidden of General Motors Co. on Feb. 6, 2018, as part of Sager Speaker Series

The Wake Forest School of Law Business Law Program (BLP) and Business Law Society will present Craig Glidden of the General Motors Co. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, as part of the distinguished Sager Speaker Series.  The event is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

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Journal of Law and Policy to host symposium on the legal, ethical issues of quarantines on Friday, Feb. 23

The Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy (JLP) will host their symposium, “Isolated by the Law: Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding Quarantine During Public Health Emergencies,” beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

This event free and open to the public. Up to four hours of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit from the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) is pending approval. It is co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Center for Bioethics, Health, & Society.

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Registration available for 40-Hour Superior Court Civil Actions (MSC) mediation training in March 5-9, 2018

Wake Forest School of Law will host a 40-hour mediation training for Superior Court Civil Actions (MSC) program from March 5-9, 2018.  The program, which will be held in the Worrell Professional Center, runs each day from 8:30 a.m to 6:30 p.m. Registration is available at https://wfu.law/40-hour-ncdrc-mediation-training. The registration deadline is Thursday, March 1, 2018.

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Wake Forest School of Law to accept the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) for JD admissions beginning Fall 2018

The Wake Forest School of Law will accept the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), the most widely used graduate school exam, as an alternative to the LSAT for its JD admissions process beginning Fall 2018. Continue reading »

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preLaw Magazine names Wake Forest School of Law’s Moot Court among nation’s top

Wake Forest School of Law’s Moot Court is ranked 12th among the best moot court programs in the nation by preLaw Magazine.  The magazine ranked the top 100 law school moot court programs in its Fall 2017 issue (“Best schools for moot court,” page 8).  Wake Forest, which won the National Moot Court Competition earlier this year, is the only North Carolina law school to make the list.
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preLaw magazine once again names Wake Forest School of Law among top for business, corporate law

preLaw magazine, a National Jurist publication, has named Wake Forest School of Law among top law schools for business and corporate law for the second year in a row. The National Jurist and preLaw magazines also recently named Wake Forest School of Law among the Best Value law schools in their Fall 2017 issues. Continue reading »