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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) quoted in ABC News story about North Carolina’s ‘Anti-LGBT’ bill

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) is quoted in the following ABC News story, “North Carolina’s ‘Anti-LGBT’ Bill Likely to Remain Despite Election of Democratic Governor, Experts Say,” reported by Avianne Tan and Veronica Stracqualursi on Dec. 7, 2016. Following is an excerpt from the original story.


Application deadline extended to Thursday, Dec. 15, for fully online MSL degree and certificate program

Wake Forest Law has extended the deadline for applications for its fully online, part-time Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree and certificate programs to Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. The certificate in “Workplace Legal Fundamentals” is launching in January 2017 as part of the MSL degree program.

“The new certificate allows professionals in a wider range of industries to benefit from the market-driven curriculum, helping them become even more valuable assets and reduce overall risk in the workplace,  while earning a valuable credential,“ says MSL Director Ellen Murphy (JD ’02), assistant dean of instructional design.

Applications are being accepted here for January 2017 starts in the MSL degree and certificate program.

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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis discusses police accountability in Walter Scott shooting mistrial with Christian Science Monitor

Professor Kami Chavis, Associate Dean for Research and Public Engagement and Director of the Criminal Justice Program, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor article, “Mistrial in Walter Scott police shooting sends strong message,” published by Henry Gass on Dec. 6, 2016.  In the article, a portion of which follows, Chavis discusses police accountability.

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Wake Forest Law partners with School of Divinity to offer online Faith-Based Nonprofit Leadership certificate

Wake Forest Law Professor Steve Virgil, director of experiential learning, is partnering with School of Divinity Professor Dr. John Senior to offer a 12-week, online Faith-Based Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program open to Wake Forest University students as well as non-students beginning in January 2017.

“This is a very good example of a cross-campus, multi-disciplinary effort that connects to the non-Wake Forest community as well,” Professor Virgil says.

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National Moot Court Team wins region, Best Brief moves on to national finals in New York City in February

Wake Forest Law’s National Moot Court Team of Matt Cloutier (JD ’17), Mia Falzarano (JD ’17), and Blake Stafford (JD ’17) won Region IV of the National Moot Court Competition and the Best Brief award in a tournament held on Nov. 18-19 in Richmond, Virginia.

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Ibonne Moscoso (LL.M. ’17) profiled in National Jurist’s LL.M. program guide

Ibonne Moscoso (LLM ’17) was featured in the fall 2016 issue of the National Jurist.  Moscoso is one of several international students profiled in the article, “Guide to LL.M. Programs for Foreign Attorneys,” by Katie Thisdell.  The article begins on page 28 and features Moscoso on page 36.

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preLaw WP

preLaw magazine names Wake Forest Law among top schools for business, corporate law

preLaw magazine, a National Jurist publication, has named Wake Forest Law among top law schools for business and corporate law.

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Professor Tanya Marsh co-authors first-of-its-kind book, ‘Real Property for the Real World,’ with University of Texas professors

Professor Tanya Marsh has co-authored a book, “Real Property for the Real World: Building Skills Through Case Study,” with University of Texas Professors Heather Way and Lucille Wood. Published by West Publishing Co., the book shows how the concepts in first-year Property courses work in practice.

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Best Legal Blog

JBIPL wins The Expert Institute’s Best Law School Blog Contest for the second year running

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) blog has been voted The Expert Institute’s Best Education and Law School Blog for the second year in a row. JBIPL’s blog earned a total of 1,068  votes compared with Arizona State University’s law school Bits, Bots & Biomarkers blog, which received 1,008 votes. Voting closed on Nov. 13, 2016.

“The JBIPL Blog offers a forum for our Editors and Staff to expand our coverage of developments in both business and IP law, discussing current events in music and entertainment,” the JBIPL website states.

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Wake Forest Law named Best Value among private schools by National Jurist

Wake Forest Law has once again been named among the Best Value for private law schools by The National Jurist in the Fall 2016 issue of preLaw magazine.

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