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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 »

Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh writes in The Huffington Post about the greening of American burials

As Jessica Mitford explained in her 1963 blockbuster, The American Way of Death, American funerary and burial practices are incredibly consumptive and expensive. Our strongly entrenched social norm is that the appropriate way to express grief and show love for the deceased is by spending money — on flowers, a viewing, a casket, a vault and a prime burial spot. Our practices are in stark contrast to those in other developed countries that seek to hasten decomposition and minimize the land dedicated for burial purposes. Continue reading »

3v3 charity basketball tournament set for Saturday, April 25, will benefit Brother’s Keeper

A charity 3v3 basketball tournament will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, at the Water Tower Basketball Courts, directly in front of the Worrell Professional Center. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Brother’s Keeper, a nonprofit founded by Lauren Huddleston  (JD/MBA ’15).

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Four Wake Forest Law professors receive promotions

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77), Professor Laura Graham ('94) and Provost Rogan Kersh

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), Professor Laura Graham (’94) and Provost Rogan Kersh













The Wake Forest University School of Law congratulates Shannon Gilreath, Laura Graham (’94) and Tanya Marsh on their promotions to full professor with tenure and Rebecca Morrow on her promotion to associate professor of law as of July 1, 2015. Continue reading »

Matt Cloutier ('17) and Elvira Nunez ('17)

Elvira Nunez (’17) wins 44th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

Elvira Nunez  (’17)  won the 44th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round held at Wake Forest University School of Law on Friday, April 17. Continue reading »

Triad Business Journal reports on new Business Law Program launch

Owen Covington of the Triad Business Journal writes about the law school’s new Business Law Program here.

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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons featured on Huffington Post Live regarding Tulsa police culture

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of Wake Forest Law’s Criminal Justice Program, took part in a Huffington Post Live report titled, “Supervisors Asked To Forge Bates’ Training Records,”  hosted by Nancy Redd on Thursday, April 16. Continue reading »

2015 Graduation Profile: Bahati Mutisya (’15)

As editor-in-chief of the Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy and president of the Immigration Law Society, Bahati Mutisya (’15) has not only served as a leader during her time at Wake Forest Law, but in the university’s spirit of Pro Humanitate, she has also given back to the local community by volunteering with the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program. Continue reading »

Photo by Ken Bennett

Wake Forest Law first in North Carolina to offer Two-Year J.D. for International Lawyers

Beginning in August 2015, the Wake Forest University School of Law will offer an American Bar Association-approved Two-Year Juris Doctor (J.D.) for International Lawyers. Wake Forest is the first law school in North Carolina to offer this degree, which is specifically designed for lawyers educated outside of the United States who are interested in gaining expertise in American law. Continue reading »

Elizabeth Goodwin (’08) joins Wake Forest Law as inaugural Employer Outreach Coordinator

One of Elizabeth Goodwin’s favorite memories of her time at Wake Forest Law is of the regular Friday night poker games she and her friends used to play. Not because she won a lot of money. In fact, she claims she was a lousy poker player. It’s because of the relationships those games allowed her to build. Continue reading »

Kenny Cushing ('15) and his soon-to-be fiance, Erin,  prepare to take off on a flight to Charleston, S.C., on which he proposed. Piloting the plane was Professor Michael Green, who donated the flight to the Annual PILO Auction.

Student Profile: Kenny Cushing (’15)

Kenny Cushing (’15), Symposium Editor for the Wake Forest Law Review, has been selected by his third-year classmates to be this year’s Hooding Speaker along with Professor Timothy Davis. Continue reading »