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Professor Joel Newman shares a lifetime of scholarship and tax law

Professor Joel Newman has dedicated more than 40 years of service to Wake Forest School of Law. Despite his many years of legal practice and pedagogy, legal studies were not always in his plans.

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Professor Abigail Perdue to speak at Carolinas Colloquium on May 19

Professor Abigail Perdue will participate in a Judicial Clerkship Writing Panel at the Carolinas Colloquium on Friday, May 19, at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Law.


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Media Roundup for May 19, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of May 19, 2017: Continue reading »

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‘Just Mercy’ author Bryan Stevenson offers Wake Forest Law graduates advice

“Just Mercy” author Bryan Stevenson, who received an honorary degree from the law school during the 2017 Commencement exercises, has four words of advice for Wake Forest Law students.

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NCBA honors Judge Fred Morrison Jr. (JD ’63) with first Administrative Law Award

Judge Fred Morrison (JD ’63) was recently honored with the first Administrative Law Award for Excellence from the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA). The NCBA published the following story, “Administrative Law Honors Morrison,” on its website.

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International Jurist names LL.M. degree program among best value, law school experience

 

Photo of cover of International Jurist Spring 2017 issueThe International Jurist has ranked Wake Forest Law among the top LL.M. degree programs in its Spring 2017 issue. Wake Forest Law was among the schools to receive an “A” rating for “Best Law School Experience” and “Best Value.” It’s the second year in a row the law school has been recognized for “Best Law School Experience” by the magazine.

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Wake Forest Law to host World Tort Law Society’s biennial meeting Nov. 13-18, 2017

From Harbin, China, to Vienna, Austria, to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the third biennial meeting of the World Tort Law Society will be held Nov. 13-18, 2017, at Wake Forest Law in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Professor Liz McCurry Johnson is bringing legal research to the digital age

Liz McCurry Johnson, a reference librarian and member of Wake Forest Law’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) faculty, authored “The Practical Obscurity of the Green Screen Terminal: A Case Study on Accessing Jury Selection Data” which will be published in the The American Journal of Trial Advocacy in Fall 2017. The article received the 2017 American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)/ LexisNexis Call for Papers award.

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Wake Forest Law joins Winston-Salem Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Wake Forest Law is now an official member of the “Winston-Salem Entrepreneurial Ecosystem,” a group of academic, financial and community-based organizations focused on enhancing entrepreneurial growth in Winston Salem in both the for-profit and non-profit arenas.

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Wake Forest Law celebrates first Two-Year International JDs, confers hoods on 200-plus graduates

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on more than 200 graduates on Sunday, May 14, including 177 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 17 International Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, nine Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and four Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The school conferred hoods on its first Two-Year International JD graduates — Julia de la Parra and Santiago Herrera of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Shou Li of Liuzhou, China.

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