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The National Jurist names WFU Law and Divinity joint degree program among most unique

Wake Forest Law’s JD/mDiv program has been named among 20 most unique joint degree programs by The National Jurist in its most recent issue. Continue reading »

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) to discuss ‘The Road to Equality: Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina and the U.S.’ on Tuesday, Oct. 28

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77)  will present, “The Road to Equality: Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina and the United States,” at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event, which is sponsored by OUTLaw, is free and open to the public.

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Thomas Sager (’76) receives lifetime achievement award from American Lawyer magazine

Thomas Sager (’76) will receive a lifetime achievement award from The American Lawyer magazine at the 11th annual American Lawyer Awards dinner Oct. 29, 2014, at Gotham Hall in New York City.  Continue reading »

Professor Margaret Taylor

Professor Margaret H. Taylor will participate in “The Future of Immigration Enforcement” symposium on Friday, Oct. 24

Professor Margaret H. Taylor will participate in the  “The Future of Immigration Enforcement,” symposium at the University of Virginia School of Law on Oct. 24, 2014. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law Federalist Society Chapter to present ‘The Role of Executive Power in the United States’ on Thursday, Oct. 23

The Wake Forest Law Chapter of the Federalist Society presents John S. Baker, professor emeritus of law at Louisiana State University and visiting professor at Georgetown University Law Center, who will discuss “The Role of Executive Power in the United States” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. A brief question and answer session, as well as a light reception, will follow the presentation. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading »

Estate Planning for Equality to be held at Wake Forest Law on Saturday, Oct. 25

The Campaign for Southern Equality, the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association and Wake Forest University OUTLaw are hosting an Estate Planning for Equality event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) tells Time Warner Cable News federal authority is clear in same-sex marriage debate

GRAHAM — An elected official in Alamance County said a federal judge had no legal standing to overturn North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage. Ten days ago, U.S. District Court Judge Max Cogburn struck down North Carolina Amendment 1, passed by voters in 2012, but a law school dean says Cogburn was on firm legal ground. Continue reading »

Law Review symposium discussion to look at complexities of patient-doctor dealings

An increasingly complex health care system is often producing transactional, rather than relational, interactions between patients and providers.
A symposium being held by two Wake Forest University groups Friday will focus on that dynamic and how it affects overall health care. Continue reading »

Women in Law, Pre-Law Society to host author Susan Smith Blakely on Wednesday, Oct. 22

Wake Forest Law Professor and WFU Pre-Law Adviser Laura Graham (’94), along with Women in Law and the Pre-Law Society, will host author and speaker Susan Smith Blakely from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. Blakely’s presentation is entitled, “Overcoming Challenges for Women Lawyers.” Continue reading »

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Law library specialist, designer and artist Holly Swenson leaves her mark on the walls of Worrell

There’s no doubt that Holly Swenson is creative. As a library specialist and graphic designer for Wake Forest Law, she puts her talents to work on the school’s alumni magazine, “The Jurist,” as well as variety of print and online pieces. Her latest work won’t fit on a screen or in a magazine however. In fact, it takes up an entire wall.  Continue reading »