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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 »

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Executive Associate Dean Suzanne Reynolds quoted in High Point Enterprise regarding gay marriage ban

It appears that a federal court is making what seemed like a legal buttress against gay marriage in North Carolina a moot point.

More than two years ago, state voters overwhelmingly approved what became known as Amendment One — a ban on gay marriage in the state Constitution.
The state already had a law against gay marriage passed by the N.C. General Assembly 20 years ago. But advocates for Amendment One said the ban needed to be codified in the state Constitution to provide greater protection for exclusive marriage between one man and one woman. The measure passed in May 2012 with 61 percent of the vote. Continue reading »

Professor Ronald Wright

Professor Ron Wright deepens relationship between Wake Forest Law and Kosovo

A unique relationship has developed, and deepened, between Wake Forest University School of Law and the Balkan country of Kosovo, with the school educating legal scholars from the country, and faculty advising the country’s leaders as they rebuild its justice system. Continue reading »

Matthew Phillips (’00, JD ’06) has been named associate dean for Working Professional Programs at Wake Forest University School of Business

Matthew Phillips (JD ’06) has been named associate dean for Working Professional Programs at Wake Forest University School of Business. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons quoted in New Jersey Star-Ledger on investigation of Newark racial-profiling cases

A three-year investigation of the Newark Police Department has unearthed numerous constitutional violations in pedestrian stops and arrests, as well as the use of excessive force that is disproportionately affecting black citizens. Wake Forest Law Professor Kami Chavis Simmons discusses the difficulty of proving intentional discrimination in court in the New Jersey Star-Ledger, saying, “Often times, in order to prove these cases, you need a smoking gun or some testimony that this is why the officer…engaged in this conduct, and that’s very difficult to find.”

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Grammy-Award Winning Country Singer Naomi Judd

Naomi Judd is keynote speaker at ‘Home Free’ annual fundraiser on Oct. 16, 2014

From humble beginnings as a single mom in a small Kentucky town, to her meteoric rise as a country music superstar and American icon, Naomi Judd, first known to the world as half of country music’s mother/daughter duo, The Judds, will share her personal story of domestic violence during “Home Free,” the third annual benefit luncheon in Forsyth County to end domestic violence. “Home Free” will be joint hosted by Family Services and the Children’s Law Center of North Carolina.

Since Fall 2010, the Children’s Law Center has partnered with the Wake Forest University School of Law to launch the Child Advocacy Clinic, a program in which gives students the unique opportunity to represent children in a variety of legal settings.

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Wake Forest Law Review welcomes new staff members for 2014

The Wake Forest Law Review just announced the membership of 34 new students to its organization. Students were selected by grading into the top ten percent of their class or by their outstanding performance in the write-off competition. Continue reading »

Professor Joel Newman’s article “Do IRC Sections 174 and 41 Really Matter?”

Do IRC Sections 174 and 41 Really Matter