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Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein presents keynote speeches at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing

Professor Andrew Verstein spoke at the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) located in Beijing Chaoyang District in China on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Verstein also met with the University faculty to deepen cooperation between the two schools in the future. Continue reading »

Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Simmons presented College 101 for the Partnership Village Transitional Housing Program

Professor Omari Simmons presented for the Partnership Village Transitional Housing Program in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.  Professor Simmons gave a presentation titled “College 101“ for Partnership Village, residents, staff, and volunteers.  Partnership Village is a part of Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Beyond GUM program that focuses on ending homelessness through rapid re-housing.


Learn more about Greensboro Urban Ministry’s Beyond GUM program here.

Professor Simmons is a member of the American Law Institute and serves on the Executive Committee of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Business Associations. He is also the Executive Director of the Simmons Memorial Foundation (SMF), a nonprofit organization that provides college consulting services and mentoring to vulnerable students.

Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Simmons to present at National Business Law Scholars Conference on Thursday, June 4

Professor Omari Simmons will present his article “Delaware’s Global Threat” at the National Business Law Scholars Conference on Thursday, June 4, 2015, at Seton Hall University School of Law. Continue reading »

Professor Ron Wright is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars.  He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors.

Professor Ron Wright’s research on incumbent prosecutors published by MSN News, Vox

Professor Ron Wright’s research about prosecutor elections has caught the attention of Vox and MSN News, who republished the Vox story here. Continue reading »

Medicaid boon or Frankenstein monster? Study by Professor Mark Hall and Edwin Shoaf (’14) featured in Charlotte Observer, Bloomberg Business

The following piece originally ran in The Charlotte Observer and was picked up by Bloomberg Business: Medicaid reform is the $12 billion question in North Carolina, as legislators debate the best way to control costs for the federal-state insurance program for low-income residents, most of them children. Continue reading »

Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) to moderate ABA North Carolina grassroots meeting on Future of Legal Services on May 27

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) is scheduled to moderate a discussion on “Public Access to the Courts” in the Chief Justice’s Convocation at the American Bar Association North Carolina Grassroots Meeting for the ABA Commission on the Future of the Delivery of Legal Services on Wednesday, May 27, at the N.C. Bar Center in Cary, North Carolina. Continue reading »

In photo above: (L-R) Jasmine Pitt, Bray Taylor, Elizabeth Bahati Mutisya and Gelila Selassie are award winners. They are members of the Wake Forest Law School, Class of 2015. (Photos by Erin Mizelle for the Winston-Salem Chronicle)

Black Wake Forest University women law school graduates win awards

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 181 graduates, including 13 African-Americans.
Four African-American women in the class of 2015 received awards. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall advocates blending ACOs, private providers in Winston-Salem Journal

North Carolina legislators should aim for a hybrid strategy — blending affordable care organizations with private providers — in their next attempt at Medicaid reform, a Wake Forest University law professor recommends. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons is the director of the law school's new Criminal Justice Program.

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons speaks to HuffPostLive about police officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons was featured on a panel speaking to Huffington Post Live in the segment, “Police Officers Indicted In Death Of Freddie Gray” on Friday, May 22. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox co-writes story on environmental democracy being an essential right for the 21st century for Thomson Reuters

 Wake Forest’s Henry C. Lauerman Professor of International Law John Knox, the United Nation’s special rapporteur on human rights and the environment, co-wrote the following article with Manish Bapna, executive vice president and managing director at the World Resources Institute, which appeared here on May 21, 2015.