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Professor Michael Green featured speaker at Institute for European Tort Law workshop in April 2018 in Oxford, UK

The Institute for European Tort Law (ETL) will hold a workshop on “Private Law Scholars: Tort” on April 6, 2018, at Worcester College in Oxford, United Kingdom.

Professor Michael D. Green, a nationally and internationally recognized torts teacher and scholar, will be a featured speaker and present his paper from 2-3 p.m. Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for the week of Nov. 10, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Nov. 10, 2017:

The things they still carry
The News & Observer
Nov. 10

I now direct the Veterans Legal Clinic at Wake Forest University School of Law, which represents veterans seeking to upgrade unjust discharges. My experience has left me astonished by how widespread this problem is and has highlighted the grave need for lawyers to step forward on behalf of affected veterans.

 

EPA, Pruitt may face lawsuits over advisory board changes
The Hill
Nov. 7

Sidney Shapiro, a Wake Forest School of Law professor and Center for Progressive Reform scholar, said the fact that Pruitt would allow industry scientists to continue serving on advisory boards is a major problem.

“He didn’t get rid of people from industry who have the same potential conflicts. So unless you justify that adequately, that only adds to the argument that it’s arbitrary and capricious,” Shapiro said.

 

America’s Prosecutors Were Supposed to Be Accountable to Voters. What Went Wrong?
Politico Magazine
Nov. 5

The problem is not just name recognition. “I think most citizens don’t have any idea how their prosecutors do their jobs,” says Ronald F. Wright, a professor of criminal law at Wake Forest University—even if they are informed enough about local politics to, say, name their state senator.

Maria Travers with Roy Cooper and council members, photo courtesy of Market America

Maria Travers (LL.M ’13) appointed chair to NC’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs

María Travers (LL.M. ’13) was appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to serve as chair of North Carolina’s Advisory Council on Hispanic/Latino Affairs.

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Media Roundup for the week of Nov. 3, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Nov. 3, 2017: Continue reading »

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Alumni in the News for November 2017

Wake Forest School of Law alumni are featured regularly in the media. Following is a roundup of news mentions from November 2017: Continue reading »

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Alumni in the News for October 2017

Wake Forest School of Law alumni are featured regularly in the media. Following is a roundup of news mentions from October 2017: Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for the week of Oct. 27, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Oct. 27, 2017: Continue reading »

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VALOR to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week Nov. 7-9 with panel discussion, Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony

The Veterans Advocacy Legal Organization (VALOR) will sponsor a number of events at the law school to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week from Nov. 7-9, 2017. The events will include a panel discussion and a Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony.

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Professor Michael Curtis joins ‘Distorting the Truth: Fake News and Free Speech’ symposium on Oct. 27, 2017

Professor Michael Curtis is participating in a symposium sponsored by the Center for Media Law and Policy and the First Amendment Law Review titled “Distorting the Truth: ‘Fake News’ & Free Speech.” The event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill will bring together noted legal scholars, social scientists and professionals, including keynote speaker Angie Drobnic Holan, editor of Politifact, to discuss this increasingly important topic. Continue reading »

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Kelsey Mellan (JD ’18) argues in the Fourth Circuit for Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Kelsey Mellan (JD ’18) argued on Oct. 24, 2017, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic. Continue reading »