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Professor Eugene Mazo speaks on regulating political corruption at Duke Law on Friday, Feb. 7

Professor Eugene Mazo will speak at the symposium, “The Future of Campaign Finance Reform,”  hosted by the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy and Duke’s Center on Law, Race, and Politics on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.

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Lawson Brown (’76) hired as Mebane, N.C., city attorney

Lawson Brown (’76), a Burlington attorney at Vernon Law, has been approved for hire as the new Mebane city attorney by the city council on its meeting February 3. Brown will begin on March 1, giving him a one-month transitional period with Charles Bateman, who is retiring from the city attorney role after more than 50 years on April 1.

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Guest judges needed for Mardi Gras Sports Law Moot Court Competition preparation

Wake Forest Law is excited to announce that three of our most gifted advocates: Tee Hassold, Evan Leadem, and Brooke Loucks will be attending the Mardis Gras Sports Law Moot Court Competition on Feb. 26-28, 2014, in New Orleans.

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Nick Illuminati (’14) gets hands-on trial experience thanks to Rockingham County District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. (’99)

Nick Illuminati (‘14) wanted to know the best way to experience litigation. Rockingham County  (N.C.) District Attorney Phil Berger Jr. (‘99) wasted little time in answering Illuminati’s question. The courtroom, he said, is that way.

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ABA Journal calls upcoming BLSA 29th annual scholarship banquet keynote speaker ‘one of most influential federal judges in nation’

Chief Judge Carl Stewart of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is referred to as one of the most influential federal judges in the nation in an ABA Journal article published this month.

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N.C. State Sen. Phil Berger (’82) and sons Phil Jr. (’99) and Kevin (’00) featured in Greensboro News & Record

Bob Rucho was mad. For more than a year, he had worked on a comprehensive tax-reform bill that would change North Carolina’s antiquated revenue system in dramatic ways — including an end to tax breaks for special interests, a proposal sparking heartburn in virtually every tax lobbyist in Raleigh.

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UNC Professor Al Brophy to guest lecture about ‘Constitutionalism and the Antebellum Cemetery’ on Tuesday, Feb. 4

University of North Carolina Law Professor Al Brophy, who teaches Property, Trusts and Estates, and Legal History classes, is guest lecturing in Professor Tanya Marsh’s Funeral and Cemetery Law class on Tuesday, Feb. 4.

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The Wake Forest University Journal of Law & Policy Symposium 2014 Food Law

Journal of Law and Policy to host ‘Keeping it Fresh? Exploring the Relationship Between Food Laws and Their Impact on Public Health and Safety’ on Friday, April 4

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy and The Center of Bioethics, Health and Society will host the symposium, “Keeping it Fresh? Exploring the Relationship Between Food Laws and Their Impact on Public Health and Safety” on Friday, April 4, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center. The event is free and open to the public. It will feature a wide variety of professionals and scholars from the world of food law. Continue reading »

David Giffin (’16) writes about religious dress modifications to military uniforms in The Emory Wheel

A new military policy has been gaining some attention from online news outlets over the past few weeks for allowing soldiers to incorporate religious dress as a part of their uniforms.

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Professor Michael Curtis

Professor Michael Curtis to present ‘Race as a Political Weapon’ regarding racial gerrymandering on Wednesday, Feb. 5

Professor Michael Curtis will present “Race as a Political Weapon”  regarding racial gerrymandering in North Carolina at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 5, the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302.

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