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Wake Forest School of Law wins NCBA ‘Legal Feeding Frenzy’ five years in a row

Wake Forest School of Law has for the fifth year in a row won the North Carolina Bar Association’s North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy. The 2018 event saw more than 373,018 pounds of food collected — 66,000 more pounds of food than in 2017, according to organizers.

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‘Entrepalooza’ highlights, explores women entrepreneurs, including Professor Simone Rose

Wake Forest University’s Center for Entrepreneurship hosted a two-day “Entrepalooza” conference on April 12 and April 13. Entrepalooza brought together innovators and world-class leaders to explore the thriving, growing, and influential field of entrepreneurship. The topic of Women and Entrepreneurship was featured at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 13, in the ZSR Library, Room 404. The conference was free and open to the public. Continue reading »

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Numerous academic blogs pick up Professor Harold Lloyd’s journal article on why legal writing is doctrinal

Professor Harold Lloyd’s forthcoming article, “Why Legal Writing is ‘Doctrinal’ and More Importantly Profound,” has been promptly blogged in at least three places: Paul Caron, “Why Legal Writing Is ‘Doctrinal’ and Profound,” TaxProf Blog (March 29, 2018);  Christine Corcos, “Lloyd on Why Legal Writing Is Doctrinal and More Importantly Profound,” Law & Humanities Blog (March 30, 2018); and Scott Fruehwald, “Why Legal Writing Is ‘Doctrinal’ and More Importantly Profound by Harold Anthony Lloyd,” Legal Skills Prof Blog, (April 2, 2018). The article will be published in Volume 19 of the Nevada Law Journal. Nevada has the No. 1 legal writing program in the U.S. as ranked by U.S. News and World Report.

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Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) delivers Phi Beta Kappa induction speech on April 10

Professor John Korzen, director of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, has been chosen to speak at the Wake Forest University chapter of  Phi Beta Kappa  2018 ceremony and reception for undergraduates. The event will be held at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, in the Porter Byrum Welcome Center Auditorium. Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for week of April 6, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 6, 2018:

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Kevin Rice (JD ’18) is always on offense, in the classroom and on the field

Kevin Rice (JD ‘18) juggles a busy and competitive life, both as a Wake Forest School of Law student and a captain and the lead scorer for a professional lacrosse team, the Atlanta Blaze. This future attorney faces challenges both on and off the field, yet manages to maintain a successful academic and athletic balance with the offensive drive required for both of his passions. Continue reading »

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Professor Gregory Parks admitted to U.S. Supreme Court Bar

Professor Gregory Parks, the law school’s Associate Dean of Research, Public Engagement, and Faculty Development, was sworn in to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Bar  on March 26, 2018, along with 10 other members of the ABA Judicial Division, which sponsored the bar admittees. Continue reading »

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Hailey Cleek (JD ’19) wins 2018 Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights Law

Hailey Cleek (JD/MA ’19) is the first place winner of the 2018 Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights Law, co-sponsored by If/When/How, the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR), and the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice at Berkeley Law (CRRJ). Continue reading »

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Tim Misner (JD ’20) wins 47th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

Tim Misner (JD ’20) of Chicago, Illinois, won the 47th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round on Thursday, April 5, 2018, in the Worrell Professional Center.

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‘Celebrating Earth Week: Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy with the Trump Administration’ panel discussion set for Wednesday, April 18

As part of Earth Week, the Wake Forest School of Law will host a moderated panel discussion about environmental and natural resources law and policy under the Trump Administration entitled, “Celebrating Earth Week: Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy with the Trump Administration,” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Room 1312, Worrell Professional Center. The program, which is free and open to the public, is supported in part by the Office of the Provost and in collaboration with the Center for Energy, the Environment and Sustainability (CEES). Continue reading »