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Group photo of National Moot Court Champions holding their trophies, including Matt Cloutier (JD '17), Mia Falzarano (JD '17), and Blake Stafford (JD '17)

Wake Forest Law wins National Moot Court Competition

The Wake Forest National Moot Court Team of Matt Cloutier (JD ’17), Mia Falzarano (JD ’17) and Blake Stafford (JD ’17) won the National Moot Court Competition, on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in New York City.

Falzarano won the award for Best Oralist in the final round, while Stafford won the award for Second Best Oralist. In addition, the team’s brief earned the Best Brief award. The brief, primarily authored by Stafford, was one key to the team’s success, because the brief counts for 40 percent of the total score in each round of the competition.

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Wake Forest Law to host World Tort Law Society’s biennial meeting Nov. 13-18, 2017

From Harbin, China, to Vienna, Austria, to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the third biennial meeting of the World Tort Law Society will be held Nov. 13-18, 2017, at Wake Forest Law in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Professor Abigail Perdue’s guide to judicial clerking will be available April 8

Professor Abigail Perdue’s latest book, “The All-Inclusive Guide to Judicial Clerking (Career Guides) 1st Edition,” published by West Academic Publishing will be available on Amazon beginning April 8, 2017.

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U.N. Rapporteur and Professor John Knox quoted in The Huffington Post for first-ever biodiversity and human rights report

Professor John Knox, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, was featured in The Huffington Post story, “U.N. Expert: Biodiversity Is Essential To Human Rights,” published on March 17, 2017.

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Professor Beth Hopkins to give keynote address at William & Mary Law’s BLSA event

Retired Professor of Practice Beth Hopkins will be the keynote speaker at Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary’s 22nd Annual Oliver Hill Scholarship Brunch on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Kingsmill Resort.  The event is sponsored by William & Mary’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA).

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Medal of Honor recipient speaks to help raise support for Veterans Legal Clinic

Wake Forest Law welcomed U.S. Army Capt. Florent “Flo” Groberg to the Worrell Professional Center on Wednesday, March 15. His presentation, “Opportunities Earned and Leadership Learned: An American Hero’s Journey,” was co-sponsored by Bank of America in an effort to raise financial support and student engagement for the Veterans Legal Clinic. Capt. Groberg also made a similar presentation later that day at the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center, where he was introduced by former U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Brandon Heffinger (JD ’14). Continue reading »

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Professor Mark Hall speaks on healthcare at Trump opposition rally, featured in Winston-Salem Journal

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, was featured in the Winston-Salem Journal story, “Iraqi immigrant says High Point welcomed him when he moved to the city,” written by John Hinton and published on March 17, 2017.

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Professor Mark Hall among experts saying ‘Trumpcare’ not good for North Carolina

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, is among experts quoted in the following story, “‘Trumpcare’ not good for N.C., observers say,” written by  and published by The Winston-Salem Chronicle on March 16, 2017.

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Professor Russell Gold’s Washington Law Review article featured on CrimProf Blog

Professor Russell Gold has posted “‘Clientless’ Lawyers” (Washington Law Review, Vol. 92, 2017, Forthcoming) on SSRN and his article was featured on the CrimProf Blog on March 14, 2016, under the post,  ”Gold on ‘Clientless’ Lawyers.” The post follows:

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Former Associate Dean and Library Director Marian F. Parker (JD ’78) remembered

A graveside memorial service celebrating the life of former Wake Forest Law Associate Dean Marian F. Parker (JD ’78) will be held at 11 a.m. March 17, 2017, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Details can be found on the Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home website.

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