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Will Hester ('14) and Erin Woodrum ('14)

Erin Woodrum (’14) and Will Hester (’14) share their experiences at Piedmont Law Center

After Erin Woodrum (’14) passed the bar exam, she spent some time at home feeling sorry for herself about not having a job. She considered going into solo practice, but was petrified at that prospect. After suffering a mini-meltdown about her options with a group of young lawyers, she called contacts at the School of Law.

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Ashley Escoe (‘16) and Maria Nkonge (‘16) bring unique perspectives to bridging law and faith

When Wake Forest University graduate students Maria Nkonge (‘16) and Ashley Escoe (‘16) decided to apply for the joint Master of Divinity (MDiv) and Juris Doctorate (JD) degree program with Schools of Divinity and Law, both knew they had been called to a vocation that was people-centric. They each agree that the four walls of the church is not the only place where works of faith are found. Continue reading »

Professor Andrew Verstein and John Sanders (’16) write in The Huffington Post: ‘Legal Confusion as to Spoofing’

Wake Forest Law Professor Andrew Verstein and John Sanders (’16) co-wrote the following op/ed, which appears in The Huffington Post here.

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Nick Griffin ('16)

Wake Forest Law student with Nepal connections recommends three relief organizations in light of most recent earthquake

The earthquakes in Nepal are tragic on many levels, most obviously in the sheer number of people who have lost their lives and the many more who have lost their homes, says Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox, United Nations Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment. News agencies have reported the death toll at more than 8,000 and rising in light of Tuesday’s second major quake. Continue reading »

Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) and Professor Shannon Gilreath (’02) speak at film screening of ‘Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine’ on Monday, May 18

OUT at the Movies will screen “Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine” at 8 p.m. on Monday, May 18, in cooperation with Aperture Cinema, 311 W. Fourth St. Immediately after the showing, there will be a panel discussion with Wake Forest School of Law Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) and Professor Shannon Gilreath (’02) and Mary Dalton, professor of communication, film studies and women’s and gender studies at Wake Forest University.
On Oct. 7, 1998, University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was brutally beaten, tied to a fence and left to die because he was gay.

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Professor Tanya Marsh’s Funeral and Cemetery Law class collaborates with Urban Death Project to bring natural human remains decomposition to your state

Wake Forest Law Professor Tanya Marsh’s Funeral and Cemetery Law class is working to help bring the natural process of human remains decomposition to your state. As the first and only course of its kind at an American law school, Marsh’s course is already an innovation. By collaborating with the Urban Death Project and its Kickstarter campaign, the course is pioneering new models of experiential learning. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of Wake Forest Law’s Criminal Justice Program, says Baltimore Collaborative Review represents significant step

Today, local and federal officials announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will conduct a Collaborative Review of the Baltimore Police Department to assess allegations of excessive uses of force and other issues within the department. Continue reading »

Professor Tim Davis

Wake Forest Law professor, third-year law student featured speakers at 2015 Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 17

The Class of 2015 has spoken and has chosen Professor Timothy Davis and Kenny Cushing (JD ’15) to be the speakers for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons to testifies in Washington, D.C., regarding body-mounted police cameras on Thursday, May 7

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of  Wake Forest Law’s Criminal Justice Program, will testify before the Washington, D.C., City Council’s Judiciary Committee regarding the use of body-mounted cameras on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox tells Triad Business Journal that Kenyan activist left mark on him during United Nations work

In his role as an expert on human rights and the environment for the United Nations, Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox has traveled the world and seen firsthand the human impact of environmental change. Continue reading »