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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 »

Robert 'Woody' Angle (JD '16), Lauren Emery (JD '16), Kaitlin Price (JD '16) and Professor John Korzen (BA ’81, JD ’91), who served as one of the team's advisers.

National Moot Court team wins Region IV Tournament, best brief and best oralist awards

The Wake Forest National Moot Court Team of Robert “Woody” Angle (JD ’16), Lauren Emery (JD ’16) and Kaitlin Price (JD ’16) won the Region IV Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Richmond, Virginia, going 5-0 against five different law schools and finishing first out of 21 teams from 12 law schools. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Rabil tells The Associated Press he questions North Carolina crime lab analysts’ objectivity

Professor Mark Rabil tells The Associated Press he questions the North Carolina crime lab analysts’ objectivity since the lab, although no longer part of the State Bureau of Investigation, is still under the Attorney General’s Office, in the following story that originally ran in the Raleigh News and Observer here. 

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Blake Stafford (JD '17) and Emily Jeske (JD '17)

Blake Stafford (JD ’17) wins 44th annual Stanley Moot Court Competition

Blake Stafford (JD ’17) of Baton Rouge, Louisana, is the winner of the final round of the 44th annual Stanley Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the Wake Forest Law Moot Court Board, held on Nov. 20 in the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Tanya Marsh Associate Professor of Law

Professor Tanya Marsh co-launches new Jotwell section on Property with Chapman Law Professor Donald Kochan

Professor Tanya Marsh has launched a new Property Section on Jotwell  “The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)”  with Professor Donald Kochan of the Chapman University School of Law. Continue reading »

Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Simmons to give METCO Director’s Association 31st Annual Conference keynote address on Friday, Dec. 4

Professor Omari Simmons will give the keynote address at the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO) Director’s 31st Annual Association Conference on Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, in Norwood, Massachusetts. (See announcement here).

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Wake Forest Law Professor Harold Lloyd moderates the Wake Forest Law Review symposium.

Wake Forest Law Review fall 2015 symposium described as innovative in its approach to legal education reform

The Wake Forest Law Review took on legal education reform at its fall symposium amid continued criticism that law schools need to do more to ensure graduates are practice ready. Why? Because law firms — and more importantly their clients — insist they don’t want to pay to train first-year associates. More than 150 participants attended the symposium, “Revisiting Langdell: Legal Education Reform and the Lawyer’s Craft,” which was held Oct. 23, 2015, at Wake Forest University, according to organizers. Continue reading »

Annual PILO Chili Cook-Off raises more than $700 for summer public interest work grants

Organizers of the Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) raised $710 at its annual chili cook-off held Wednesday, Nov. 18. The funds raised will go toward 2016 PILO grants to help fund unpaid public interest-related summer internships. Students, faculty and staff sampled nearly 20 varieties of chili during lunch and voted for their favorites.

“Thank you to all of our participants for entering some great chilis this year,” said Emily Jeske (JD ’17), PILO member and one of the event organizers. “This event would not have been nearly so successful without all of your creative and tasty recipes. A huge thanks to everyone who came out and supported PILO at our first fundraiser of the year! We hope that you all had a great time.”

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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons writes about predictive policing technology in The New York Times

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, a former federal prosecutor and director of Wake Forest Law’s Criminal Justice Program, authored “Police Technology Shouldn’t Replace Community Resources,” which was published in The New York Times on Wednesday, Nov. 18.

She is a frequent contributor to national and international media outlets and has appeared on CNN, CTV and NPR. She has also written for The Huffington Post and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, BBC News, U.S. News and World Report, International Business Times, Deutsche Welle and other outlets regarding police accountability and the structural reform of law enforcement agencies. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law team wins inaugural NASCAR Negotiation Competition

The Wake Forest Law team of Nick D’Auria (JD ’16), Sarah Remes (JD ’17) and Sophia Vazquez (JD ’17) won the inaugural NASCAR Negotiation Competition (NC3) held Nov. 13 – 15, 2015, in Charlotte, North Carolina. The competition was co-hosted by NASCAR and the Charlotte School of Law. Continue reading »
Wake Forest law professor Harold Lloyd poses in the Worrell Professional Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Professor Harold Lloyd cited in The Washington Post about the Affordable Care Act

Professor Harold Lloyd’s paper “Law’s ‘Way of Words’: Pragmatics and Textualist Error” was cited in a Sept. 15, 2015, op-ed about the Affordable Care Act and the U.S. Supreme Court case King v. Burwell on the Volokh Conspiracy, a blog that is part of The Washington Post. The entire op-ed follows:.

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