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Meet Marsha Ambroise (JD ’19)

Marsha Ambroise (JD ’19) discusses her experiences at Wake Forest Law, including her involvement with the Black Law Student Association (BLSA), the National Trial Team, and the Pro Bono Project. She also talks about her decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Media Roundup for July 13, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of July 13, 2018: Continue reading »

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Professor Marie-Amélie George, legal historian and former litigator and prosecutor, joins Wake Forest Law

Marie-Amélie George will join Wake Forest School of Law in July 2018 as an assistant professor of law. Continue reading »

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Brad Wilson (JD ’78) joins law, business schools as executive in residence

Wake Forest University welcomes Brad Wilson (JD ‘78) as executive in residence with the School of Law and the School of Business.  He will begin on Aug. 1, 2018. Continue reading »

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Professor Michael Green to receive ABA’s 2018 Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award on Aug. 4, 2018

Professor Michael Green will receive the 2018 Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award from the American Bar Association (ABA) Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section at a dinner on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018,  during the section’s annual meeting in Chicago.

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Watch ‘Last Class with Professor Charley Rose’ and ‘Fab Five’ retirement celebration

Wake Forest School of Law alumni returned in droves on April 20, 2018, to help recognize and honor the 188 combined years of service of retiring Professors Miles FoyRalph PeeplesCharley Rose, George Walker, and Dean Emeritus Bob Walsh.

The “Last Class with Professor Rose” was held in Worrell Professional Center in the morning and a panel discussion with the “Fab Five” professors, with the exception of Professor Walker, was held in the afternoon in Farrell Hall followed by a reception in Worrell.  Those unable to attend either or both events can watch the recordings of “The Last Class” and the “Fab 5,” moderated by Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77).

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) to step down after 2018-2019 academic year

Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) announced today that she will step down as Dean of the Wake Forest University School of Law at the end of the next academic year, effective June 30, 2019. Continue reading »

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Innocence and Justice Clinic students’ reporting featured on ‘Undisclosed’ podcast

The most recent episodes of the popular podcast,  ”Undisclosed,” focus on a case that involves the investigative work of Wake Forest University undergraduate and graduate students. On April 23, 2018, the podcast team began airing episodes about Chinquapin, North Carolina, resident Pam Lanier, who was convicted in 1999 of murdering her husband, Dorian, in largely due to an odd rule of evidence known as the Doctrine of Chances.

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Wake Forest wins historic national Trial Team championship

Imagine members of the Wake Forest University football team playing against each other for the national championship title. But in this case the field was a federal courtroom, judges and attorneys were the referees, and it was final arguments instead of touchdowns that decided who was the best in the country. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law graduates citizen lawyers and legal professionals

(Winston-Salem, N.C., May 20, 2019) — The Wake Forest School of Law celebrated the Class of 2019 at the 45th annual Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 19, and the Wake Forest University Commencement ceremony on Monday, May 20, 2019.

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