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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro in New York Times addresses President Obama’s use of executive orders to bypass gridlock

Professor Sidney Shapiro and University of Maryland Law Professor Rena Steinzor had the following letter to the editor, “Obama’s Use of Executive Orders, to Bypass Gridlock,”  published in the New York Times on Aug. 23, 2016.

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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis featured in Time magazine about why police departments don’t always release body cam footage

Associate Dean of Research and Engagement Kami Chavis, founder and director of the Criminal Justice Program, is featured in the following story by Time magazine’s  about “Why Police Departments Don’t Always Release Body Cam Footage” published on Aug. 17, 2016.

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Professor Tim Davis

Professor Tim Davis featured in Q&A in The Daily Tarheel on UNC’s Amended NOA

The following story, “Q&A with sports law Professor Tim Davis on UNC Amended NOA,” written by The Daily Tar Heel’s Acy Jackson was published on Aug. 22, 2016.

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Harold Lloyd

Professor Harold Lloyd quoted in Charlotte Observer: ‘Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turn’

Professor Harold Lloyd told the Charlotte Observer in the following story, “Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turn,” written by Anne Blythe and published on Saturday, Aug. 20, the courts are “beginning to shine the light of day on this developing agenda where the legislators appear not to have meaningful public debate on issues.”

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John L. Sanders (JD ’17) writes about ‘Political Rhetoric and Hedge Fund Regulation’ on The Huffington Post

John L. Sanders (JD ’17) posted the following on his blog, “Political Rhetoric and Hedge Fund Regulation”on The Huffington Post on Aug. 18, 2016.


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Wake Forest University School of Law

The National Jurist names Wake Forest Law among Best Value in 2016

Wake Forest Law has once again been named among the Best Value for private law schools by The National Jurist. The original story published Aug. 15, 2016, here follows.

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Professor Simone Rose

Professor Simone Rose named Wake Forest Law’s first Associate Dean for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Professor Simone Rose has been named Wake Forest Law’s first Associate Dean for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, effective July 1, 2016.

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Wake Forest University School of Law

Wake Forest Law among schools with the highest percentage of ‘most-cited’ tenured faculty between 2010-2014

Brian Leiter, a professor at the University of Chicago Law School, has released a report revealing that Wake Forest Law is among schools with the highest percentage of “most-cited” tenured faculty. You can find the report on his “Law School Reports” blog here.

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Professor John Knox tells international media Latin American environmentalists are in danger

Professor John Knox, the United Nations first special rapporteur on human rights and the environment, was quoted in the following story written by Mongabay’s Rebecca Kessler on Aug. 11, 2016. The story was also picked up by Alternet here.

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Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Wake Forest University Innocence and Justice Clinic

Professor Mark Rabil featured in new MTV docu-series, ‘Unlocking the Truth,’ set to premiere Wednesday, Aug. 17

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the law school’s Innocence and Justice Clinic, is featured in MTV’s new documentary series, “Unlocking the Truth,” which premieres at 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.  The series, hosted by wrongful conviction exoneree Ryan Ferguson and the Exoneration Project’s Eva Nagao, examines three controversial murder or assault cases.  The trailer is available here. Professor Rabil is associated with Winston-Salem native Kalvin Michael Smith’s case, which will be introduced at the end of Episode 1 and investigated fully in Episode 2. His interview was filmed in the Innocence and Justice Clinic offices in the Worrell Professional Center on Wake Forest University’s Reynolda Campus.

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