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Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) speaks at North Carolina Bar Association Appellate CLE

Professor John Korzen spoke to more than 100 attorneys in Cary, North Carolina, on September 30, at a North Carolina Bar Association CLE.

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‘Gay Berlin’ book discussion highlighted in Yes! Weekly

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) and Robert Beachy, a former Wake Forest University history professor, are featured in the following story, “Professor Robert Beachy Presents on ‘Gay Berlin’ at WFU,” written by Allison Stalberg and published in Yes! Weekly on Tuesday, Oct. 4.

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Matthew Bryant (JD ’95) featured in Winston-Salem Journal story ‘Forsyth judge to state: Start paying Winston-Salem beltway landowners’

Matthew Bryant (JD ’95) is featured in the following Winston-Salem Journal story, “Forsyth judge to state: Start paying Winston-Salem beltway landowners,” written by Wesley Young and published on Oct. 3, 2016.

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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein discusses ’2010 Flash Crash’ culprit and trader spoofing on Bloomberg Radio’s Bloomberg Law segment

Professor Andrew Verstein appeared on the Bloomberg Radio segment, “Bloomberg Law Brief: Trump Taxes and Trader Spoofing (Audio),” on Oct. 3, 2016.  The segment was part of Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Law,” hosted by June Grasso.

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Professor Wendy Parker

Professor Wendy Parker presents ‘Equal Protection & Black Lives Matter’ for 2016 Constitution Day lecture

In celebration of Constitution Day, Professor Wendy Parker opened a discussion on applications and interpretations of the Equal Protection Clause with the Wake Forest University community on Friday, Sept. 16.

In the widely attended lecture, “Equal Protection & Black Lives Matter,” Parker asked the audience to consider the language of the clause and whether presidential candidates should be responsible for understanding contemporary Constitutional interpretations, contextualizing the discussion through the “Black Lives Matter” movement and the responses it generates.

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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis appears MSNBC Live to discuss the release of Keith Lamont Scott footage

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, was featured on the MSNBC Live segment titled, “Does video of Keith Scott bring new facts to light?” on Sept. 23, 2016.

In the segment, Professor Chavis discusses the the video of Keith Lamont Scott released by his family with MSNBC Live host Steve Kornacki.  She is joined by Jim Cavanaugh, MSNBC law enforcement analyst.  Click here to watch the segment.

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Professor Kami Chavis interview by 88.5 WFDD about N.C.’s new police body camera law

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, discussed North Carolina’s new police body camera law, which went into effect on Oct. 1, 2016, with Keri Brown on 88.5 WFDD’s Politics and Government segment.  The print story, “North Carolina Body Camera Law Goes Into Effect,” follows.

Professor Chavis also gave her “expert” opinion on the topic in the WalletHub article, “Should Police Wear Body Cameras? Experts Pick Sides.”

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University of Houston Law Center professor’s article in Wake Forest Law Review referenced on Farrell Fritz Attorneys

In the Farrell Fritz Attorneys article “Minority Oppression in LLCs: Interview with Professor Douglas Moll,” which includes the corresponding audio episode, Peter Mahler interviews University of Houston Law Center Professor Douglas Moll about the problems with minority oppression in LLCs.  Professor Moll’s 2005 article in the Wake Forest Law ReviewMinority Oppression & The Limited Liability Company: Learning (or Not) from Close Corporation History,” is referenced.

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Associate Professor of Law Gregory Parks

Professor Gregory Parks co-authors Indiana Law Journal article about X-Men comic as metaphor for racial discrimination and solutions

Professor Gregory Parks co-authored the following article with University of Connecticut Sociology Professor Matthew W. Hughley, “‘A Choice of Weapons’: The X-Men and the Metaphor for Approaches to Racial Equality.”  The full article was published in the Indiana Law Journal and can be downloaded here.  A summary follows.

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Professor Chris Coughlin

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) tells National Jurist ‘how to excel in legal writing’

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), director of the Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) Program, was featured in the article, “Get ready for ’1L of a Ride,’” in the Fall 2016 Back to School issue of The National Jurist magazine.  Professor Coughlin tells the National Jurist “How to excel in legal writing.”  Her advice follows.

The article also contains advice from Andrew McClurg of the University of Memphis School of Law, Meredith Duncan of the University of Houston Law Center and Nancy Levit of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, as well as excerpts from the book, “Law School: Getting In, Getting Good, Getting the Gold,” by Thane Messinger.

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