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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 Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall named among newest members of the Institute of Medicine

Wake Forest University Law and School of Medicine Public Health Sciences Professor Mark Hall has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a subset of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Continue reading »

Women in Law, Pre-Law Society to host author Susan Smith Blakely on Wednesday, Oct. 22

Wake Forest Law Professor and WFU Pre-Law Adviser Laura Graham (’94), along with Women in Law and the Pre-Law Society, will host author and speaker Susan Smith Blakely from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. Blakely’s presentation is entitled, “Overcoming Challenges for Women Lawyers.” Continue reading »

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) tells Time Warner Cable News federal authority is clear in same-sex marriage debate

GRAHAM — An elected official in Alamance County said a federal judge had no legal standing to overturn North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage. Ten days ago, U.S. District Court Judge Max Cogburn struck down North Carolina Amendment 1, passed by voters in 2012, but a law school dean says Cogburn was on firm legal ground. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox makes first fact-finding visit to France as U.N. Independent Expert on human rights, environment

GENEVA  – The United Nations Independent Expert on human rights and the environment, Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox, will undertake an official visit to France from Oct. 20-24, 2014, to assess how the country is implementing human rights relating to environmental protection and to identify good practices. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law Review presents ‘Relationship-Centered Health Care: Implications for Law and Ethics’ on Friday, Oct. 24

The Wake Forest Law Review will host its Fall 2014 symposium, “Relationship-Centered Health Care: Implications for Law and Ethics,” beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium. The symposium is co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Center for Bioethics, Health and Society.

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Wake Forest law professor Harold Lloyd poses in the Worrell Professional Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Professor Harold Lloyd to lead discussion at the ICSC U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference on Friday, Oct. 24

Professor Harold Lloyd to lead a round table discussion on Friday, Oct. 24, at the ICSC US Shopping Center Law Conference in Orlando, Fla.  The topic he is discussing will be “Default and Remedies–All Perspectives.”

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Estate Planning for Equality to be held at Wake Forest Law on Saturday, Oct. 25

The Campaign for Southern Equality, the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association and Wake Forest University OUTLaw are hosting an Estate Planning for Equality event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Law Review symposium discussion to look at complexities of patient-doctor dealings

An increasingly complex health care system is often producing transactional, rather than relational, interactions between patients and providers.
A symposium being held by two Wake Forest University groups Friday will focus on that dynamic and how it affects overall health care. Continue reading »

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Law library specialist, designer and artist Holly Swenson leaves her mark on the walls of Worrell

There’s no doubt that Holly Swenson is creative. As a library specialist and graphic designer for Wake Forest Law, she puts her talents to work on the school’s alumni magazine, “The Jurist,” as well as variety of print and online pieces. Her latest work won’t fit on a screen or in a magazine however. In fact, it takes up an entire wall.  Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law to host ConvergeSouth 2014 on Friday, Oct. 17

Wake Forest University School of Law will host the Southeast’s original user-focused technology conference, “ConvergeSouth, Friday, Oct. 17,  with a full slate of speakers and topics aimed at everyone from social media newbies to experienced bloggers, web developers and entrepreneurs. Continue reading »