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Alex Alden (JD ’20) of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, wins the 2017 1L Trial Bar Competition

Alex Alden (JD ’20) of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is the winner of the 2017 1L Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar.

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Professor Alan Palmiter keynote speaker at Brooklyn Law School’s ‘Corporate Triplespeak’ on Sept. 28

Professor Alan Palmiter, Wake Forest University’s presidential chair for Business Law, presented the Abraham L. Pomerantz Lecture at Brooklyn Law School on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.  The lecture, which was hosted by the school’s Center for the Study of Business Law and Regulation (CSBLR) and Brooklyn Law Review, is titled “Corporate Triplespeak: Responses by Investor-Owned Utilities to the EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan.”

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Media Roundup for the week of Sept. 22, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Sept. 22, 2017: Continue reading »

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Professor Andrew Verstein authors article on Oxford Law’s business law blog

Professor Andrew Verstein authored the following article, “Insider Tainting: Strategic Tipping of Material Non-Public Information,” published on Oxford Business Law Blog on Sept. 20, 2017.

Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog also published a version oft Professor Verstein’s piece on Sept. 14, 2017.

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Business Law Program, Business Law Society present Kenneth R. Feinberg on Sept. 28 as part of distinguished Sager Speaker Series

The Wake Forest School of Law Business Law Program (BLP) and Business Law Society will present Kenneth R. Feinberg on Thursday, Sept. 28, as part of the distinguished Sager Speaker Series. The event, which is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312,  is free and open to the public. Pizza will be served but an RSVP is required.

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New bioethics journal website ‘Awaken’ to officially launch on Sept. 20

Wake Forest University School of Law students and faculty have created a first-of-its-kind online graduate school journal that explores the growing field of bioethics. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law to offer Geneva Externship Program in January 2018

Wake Forest Law continues to expand its practical courses and international program offerings with a new externship program in Geneva, Switzerland, beginning spring semester of 2018. Professor John Knox, an internationally recognized expert on human rights and international environmental law, says,  “I think to some degree it’s an experiment, but it’s something we need to do.”

The program is similar to the law school’s already established Washington, D. C., Metropolitan Externship Program, in that it offers students credit for interning in governmental or non-profit organizations.  Continue reading »

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Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments at Wake Forest Law on Wednesday, Sept. 20

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will hear oral arguments in three cases beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Wake Forest University School of Law in the North Carolina Business Court on the third floor of the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

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Professor Andrew Verstein authors article on Columbia Law’s corporations and capital markets blog

Professor Andrew Verstein authored the following article, “The Corporate Governance of National Security,” published on the Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog on Sept. 14, 2017.  The CLS Blue Sky Blog focuses on Corporations and the Capital Markets.

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Media Roundup for the week of Sept. 15, 2017

Wake Forest University School of Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Sept. 15, 2017. Continue reading »