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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 »

Kelsey Meuret ('15), Karon Fowler ('15) and Caroline Massagee ('15)

National Moot Court teams sweep Region IV tournament, head to national finals

Wake Forest Law’s two National Moot Court teams swept all the awards at the Region IV tournament held Nov. 21-22 in Richmond, Va. Continue reading »

Alexis Iffert (’16) wins 2014 Stanley Moot Court Competition

Alexis Iffert (’16) is the winner of the final round of the 43rd annual Stanley Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Wake Forest University School of Law Moot Court Board. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons tells Winston-Salem Journal she wasn’t surprised by Ferguson, Mo., jury decision

Local civil-rights activists say they are disappointed that a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., decided Monday not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown.

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Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall quoted in Inside Health Insurance Exchanges regarding private insurance for middle class

Professor Mark Hall addresses the politics of private insurance subsidies for the middle class in the following article from the Inside Health Insurance Exchange newsletter saying, “the politics of private insurance subsidies for the middle class are distinctly different.” Hall is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law, public policy and bioethics. He regularly consults with government officials, foundations and think tanks about health care public policy issues. Continue reading »

Professor Gregory Parks

Professor Gregory Parks quoted in Baltimore Sun about fraternity hazing

Professor Gregory Parks addresses fraternity hazing in the following Baltimore Sun story, stating he believes the national Greek organizations bear the greatest responsibility for preventing hazing, adding that universities should encourage more positive bonding experiences. Continue reading »

Professor Gregory Parks

Professor Gregory Parks receives Delta Gamma Fraternity Compass Award

Professor Gregory Parks has been named among the four recipients of the 2014 Delta Gamma Fraternity Compass Award. “It’s humbling to be recognized for the research I’ve been doing for the past five, or more, years,” he said. “I pray that it makes a difference.” Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons co-authors article in The St. Louis American about Ferguson

The Ferguson grand jury has made its decision. Now is the time for city, county, and state officials in Missouri to work to restore the legitimacy they lost through the events surrounding the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Racially disproportionate stops, excessive court fines, police aggression, and other factors also suggest government is not serving all citizens equally. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted on NPR’s Marketplace about avoiding the ‘regulatory capture’ trap

Another day, another Senate hearing on the financial industry. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School professor Kami Simmons.

Criminal Justice Program Director Kami Chavis Simmons says Ferguson grand jury decision may not mean end of inquiry

As the nation waits to find out what decision a grand jury has reached about whether to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, Wake Forest University School of Law Professor and Criminal Justice Program Director Kami Chavis Simmons says it is critical to note that this will not necessarily be the end of the inquiry no matter the decision. Continue reading »

Lots of confusion – and a few laughs – for two Wake Forest Law alumni with same name

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — “The other Kevin Williams” has become a familiar phrase in the lives of two lawyers in Winston-Salem, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Continue reading »