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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 »

Appellate Clinic wins appeal in Fourth Circuit

In a unanimous published opinion, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled on June 30 in favor of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, in the case of United States v. Joseph Newbold. Ashley Waring (’15) had argued to the panel of Fourth Circuit judges on behalf of Defendant Newbold on March 24, at the Fourth Circuit courthouse in Richmond, Virginia. Kathleen Bradway (’15) and Professor John Korzen (’91), director of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, assisted with the briefs and oral argument preparation. Continue reading »

Professor Steve Virgil

Wake Forest Law Community Law and Business and Innocence and Justice clinics relocate to Worrell Professional Center

The Wake Forest School of Law Community Law & Business Clinic (CLBC) is relocating to the newly renovated Worrell Professional Center on the Reynolda Campus as of July 1. Continue reading »

Stephan Oldham ('16)

Wake Forest Law student sets off on walkabout to raise awareness, funds

While most law students are interning at firms, taking summer courses or studying abroad, one Wake Forest Law student plans to walk some 700 miles in the next 30 days from central Florida to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The obvious question is why? Continue reading »

Professor Tim Davis

Professor Timothy Davis named Wake Forest Law’s newest academic dean

Professor Timothy Davis will serve as Wake Forest Law’s newest Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He is the first African-American to serve in this role at the law school. Continue reading »

Private: Professor Ron Wright quoted in The Charlotte Observer regarding defense of fatal shooting

Professor Ron Wright is quoted in the following story that ran in The Charlotte Observer on July 2. Continue reading »

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), Professor Shannon Gilreath (’02) tell Asheville Citizen Times SCOTUS decision could become landmark case

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) and Professor Shannon Gilreath (’02) are quoted in the following article originally published by the Asheville Citizen Times here.

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Outgoing North Carolina Bar President Catharine Arrowood (’73, ’76) leads by example

When Catharine Arrowood (’73, ’76) attended Wake Forest Law, it was a different time. In 1973, women were just beginning to gain a foothold in careers such as law that were traditionally reserved for men. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons tells Wall Street Journal investigation needed in Charleston, S.C., shooting to prove hate crime

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, tells the Wall Street Journal in the following story about the recent shootings in Charleston, South Carolina, that proving a hate crime is difficult and an investigation is necessary. Read the original story here.

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Betsy J. Walsh ('94)

Betsy J. Walsh (’94) is first living organ donor appointed to President of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network

Betsy J. Walsh (’94), vice president and deputy general counsel for Novant Health, Inc., has been elected president of the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network/United Network for Organ Sharing (OPTN/UNOS) board of directors. She will serve a one-year term beginning in July 2015. Continue reading »

Chris Meazell, director of the new master's program at the Wake Forest University School of Law,

Wake Forest Law announces part-time, limited-residency option for its Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree

The Wake Forest University School of Law will begin offering in August 2015 a part-time, limited-residency option for its Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree in addition to its full-time, one-year program for residential students. Continue reading »