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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 John Knox

Professor John Knox named first United Nations Human Right Council special rapporteur on human rights and the environment

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox has been named the first special rapporteur on human rights and the environment to the United Nations. Knox has served as the first Independent Expert on human rights and the environment to the United Nations since 2012.  Continue reading »

University of Chicago Law Professor Eric Posner to present Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, April 2

Professor Eric Posner will present the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture at noon on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Professor Posner is the Kirkland and Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Arthur and Ester Kane Research Chair at the University of Chicago.
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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons to speak at George Washington Law School on April 2 regarding White House Task Force policing report

Wake Forest Law Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, Director of the Criminal Justice Program, will speak on a panel regarding the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing’s report on Thursday, April 2, at George Washington Law School in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »

Professor Michael Curtis

Professor Michael Curtis’ Law Review article on discrimination quoted regarding Indiana’s new religious freedom law

A 2012 article by Professor Michael Curtis written for the Wake Forest Law Review was quoted in a Newseum Institute article titled, “Indiana’s new ‘religious freedom’ law faces critics, history” on March 31, 2015.

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Wake Forest Law to host a ‘Conversation With’ Gene Boyce (’56) on Wednesday, April 8

Wake Forest Law will host G. Eugene “Gene” Boyce (’56) as part of its “Conversation With” series at noon on Wednesday, April 8, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

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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 »

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Christopher Barron (’00) is keynote speaker for first OUTLaw fundraising banquet on Thursday, April 16, 2015

OUTLaw, the organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning and allied law students at Wake Forest Law, is holding its inaugural Advocacy and Awareness Dinner on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at The Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem as a fundraising event for the group.

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Professor Don Castleman

PILO Golf Tournament fundraiser set for Saturday, April 18, will honor Professor Don Castleman

The Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) will host its first fundraiser golf tournament on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Continue reading »

Qiuge-Xiao (LLM '15)

Qiuge Xiao (LLM ’15) to intern for United Nations Yearbook Unit in summer of 2015

Qiuge Xiao (LLM ’15), a resident of the Qinghai province in China, knew she wanted to travel abroad to study international law, specifically human rights and environmental law. When she discovered the LL.M. at Wake Forest Law, she decided it was the best place for her to learn about her passions.

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Wake Forest history professor Ed Hendricks outside Tribble Hall on Tuesday, April 21, 2009.

Former Professor Ed Hendricks, author of law school’s centennial book, was part of Wake Forest history

Much of J. Edwin Hendricks’ life story can be gleaned from the last four digitals of his home telephone number: 1834.

It seems fitting that those four numbers – the year of Wake Forest’s founding – belonged to a historian who loved Wake Forest’s history and who was one of the longest serving professors in the University’s history.

Hendricks, who retired in 2009, died March 27 in Winston-Salem. He was 79.

“He was one of the most gentle, intelligent, considerate people I have ever known,” said Chris Hendricks, one of his three children. “He loved his students and Wake Forest.”

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