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Wake Forest Law to host a ‘Conversation With’ Professor Kami Chavis Simmons on Wednesday, Nov. 19

Wake Forest Law will host Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, Director of the Criminal Justice Program, as part of its “Conversation With” series at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

Sports law panel to discuss ‘Should Football Be Banned?’ on Monday, Nov. 17

The Wake Forest Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS) will host a sports law panel from 5-6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302.

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Liz Vennum (’15) to speak on Equality NC panel in Alamance County on Wednesday, Nov. 12

Equality NC will be in Alamance County on Nov. 12, 2014, for a Town Hall Meeting. Equality NC is a welcoming congregation of the United States Church of Christ and will host a panel discussion followed by a questions and answers segment. The event will be held at Life’s Journey United Church of Christ and will begin at 7 p.m.

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Wake Forest Law Review cited in Campbell soup legal question

An article in Wake Forest Law Review was cited addressing the legal obligations of companies that take on the legal status of “benefit corporations,” such as the company Plum Organics that was recently acquired by Campbell Soup.  Continue reading »

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Veterans Advocacy Law Organization celebrates Veterans Awareness Week

The Wake Forest University School of Law Veterans Advocacy Law Organization (VALOR) is sponsoring many events Nov. 10-14 in honor of Veteran’s Day and Veterans Awareness Week.

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Wake Forest Law co-sponsors panel discussion on role of in-house counsel during corporate crisis on Nov. 13

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A panel, including Wake Forest Law Professor Harold Lloyd, will discuss the roles and responsibilities of in-house counsel when a company goes through a corporate crisis, such as the one faced by General Motors earlier this year, beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, at the O’Henry Hotel.

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Wake Forest Law alumni have success on midterm election night

Jim Roberson (’75) has been elected as Alamance County’s new Superior Court judge. He is currently the county’s chief District Court judge but will now fill the seat left vacant when Rob Johnson retired over the summer. According to a Times-News article, Roberson received 30.5 percent of votes in the Nov. 4, 2014, midterm election. “I appreciate the voters giving me the opportunity to serve in Superior Court,” Roberson told the Times-News. “I’m gratified. We worked very hard in a short period of time. I hope this is an indication of some confidence placed in me by the people. I hope to continue to earn that trust placed in me. ”

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Student Profile: Kevin Martin (’17)

Name: Kevin Martin (’17)

Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
Why I chose Wake Forest Law: Wake Forest Law sells themselves on their community for good reason. It’s real. I love it here. Continue reading »

Regan Adamson (’10) joins Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Regan Adamson (’10) has joined Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton’s Winston-Salem office as an associate on the Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities Team in the firm’s Corporate, Finance & Real Estate Department. Continue reading »

T.K. Thorne shares reporting behind book “Last Chance for Justice”

Author T.K. Thorne discussed the historical events behind her recent book “Last Chance for Justice: How Relentless Investigators Uncovered Evidence Convicting the Birmingham Church Bombers” on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014. The event was co-sponsored by Wake Forest Law’s Innocence and Justice Clinic and the Wake Forest Pro Humanitate Institute. Mark Rabil, professor of law and director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic, introduced Thorne, and joked to students that “If the prosecutors had paid attention in criminal procedure class they would’ve had a better time handling this case.” Many of the issues the prosecutors faced are the same issues dealt with in the Innocence and Justice Clinic. Continue reading »