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Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law announces 2014-15 staff

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law has announced its new student members for the 2014-2015 academic school year. Continue reading »

Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program featured in PreLaw magazine

Wake Forest Law is featured in the article, “The one-year legal-education option,” in the August 2014 issue of PreLaw magazine. The article profiles the MSL (Master of Studies in Law) degree program citing its application to careers including health care administrators, librarians, educators, scientists, and engineers among others. The article points out how many professions intersect with the law, and how a one-year MSL degree gives a person a solid foundation of understanding the law to excel in various careers. Continue reading »

Read Prelaw’s article “The One-Year Legal-Education Option”

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Gregory Parks

Professor Gregory Parks speaks at ABA panel regarding implicit bias within the judicial system

Professor Gregory Parks spoke on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the ABA Judicial Division Annual Meeting in Boston as part of a panel of legal experts presenting   “. . . and Justice for Some: Unconscious Bias and the Law.” Parks noted that implicit bias is arguably a pervasive issue within the judicial system.

“The fundamental principle behind it is that people make automatic, subconscious associations between categories of people and positive or negative concepts,” he said. “As such, in the criminal context, blacks are likely to be surveilled, followed, searched, encouraged to plea, get prosecuted, found guilty, sentenced more harshly. The influence of implicit race bias can be seen in the decision making of police, prosecutors, defense attorneys, jurors, and even judges.” Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall is quoted regarding universal insurability and Affordable Care Act in Triad Business Journal

Professor Mark Hall spoke in a panel discussion sponsored by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, August 12 about the Affordable Care Act stating “…the main point and the key objective is universal insurability — making sure that everyone has the ability to apply for and be granted health insurance coverage. Whether they can afford it is another matter, but making sure that access was there is the seat.” Triad Business Journal reporter, Owen Covington, authored the article below regarding the discussion  Continue reading »

Newest group of international students hail from nearly a dozen countries

Wake Forest Law welcomed its newest group of international students during Orientation, which began Monday, Aug. 11.
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Professor Michael D. Green

Professor Michael Green quoted in national media about wave of Lipitor lawsuits

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is facing a mounting wave of lawsuits by women who allege that the company knew about possible serious side effects of its blockbuster anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor but never properly warned the public. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall’s health insurance study cited in Arizona Daily News

Some Arizonans will be getting money back from their health insurance companies this summer. Continue reading »

Michael W. Ryan (’08 ) co-authors article published in National Law Review

Michael W. Ryan (’08 ) is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He co-authored the following article along with McDermott Will & Emery LLP colleagues: Partner Paul W. Radensky, M.D.,  Senior Director of Health Policy John Warren, and Partner Eric Zimmerman. Continue reading »

Rose Council welcomes new leadership, members

After its retooling in 2013, the Rose Council, formerly the Young Alumni Board, has added new members and a new board of leaders. Continue reading »