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Wake Forest Law’s Guardian ad Litem Project wins North Carolina Bar Association’s Law Student Group Pro Bono Award

Wake Forest Law’s Guardian ad Litem Project has been selected for the Law Student Group Pro Bono Award by the North Carolina Bar Association.

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Three hours of free Continuing Legal Education being offered on old Wake Forest campus on Friday, May 10

WAKE FOREST, N.C. — Wake Forest University will provide three hours of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at the Wake Forest Historical Museum, 414 N. Main Street, on the old campus. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law co-hosts General Counsel Summit with Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Wake Forest Law co-hosted its first General Counsel Summit for alumni on Friday, April 19, with Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC. The conference addressed top issues facing corporate counsels today and the impact on their business or organization including technology, intellectual property, social media and data privacy, among others. Continue reading »

Innocence Project co-founder Barry Scheck visits with Wake Forest Law students

The network of legal organizations that works to prove the innocence of people who have been wrongfully convicted of serious crimes is holding a big annual conference in North Carolina.  Continue reading »

Professor John Knox comments on U.S. Supreme Court recent human rights lawsuits

The Supreme Court ruled today that foreigners may not bring lawsuits in U.S. courts against corporations for human rights violations occurring abroad. Continue reading »

Faculty News and Notes Spring 2013

Following is the most recent roundup of Wake Forest University School of Law’s faculty research, publications, presentations, honors and awards. Continue reading »

SBA offers first mental health study breaks on April 18, 24 to help ease exam stress

The Wake Forest Law Student Bar Association will offer its first-ever Mental Health Day from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 18,  which will include stress-relieving activities for students such as inflatable jousting, a dunk tank with fellow students and professors, corn hole and counseling center information as well as music and food. All events will be held outside the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Law Professor Suzanne Reynolds quoted in Winston-Salem Journal regarding ‘Susie’s Hope’ RiverRun Film Festival premiere

Susie showed up ready for the red carpet at the sold-out world premiere of “Susie’s Hope” at the RiverRun International Film Festival Saturday at UNC School of the Arts.  Continue reading »

Law Professor Michael Curtis quoted on issue of school prayer in High Point Enterprise

HIGH POINT,  N.C. — When can students at a public school in North Carolina voluntarily and independently pray on school grounds?  Continue reading »

New and current members of the Pro Bono Honor Society honored

After its creation during the 2009-2010 school year, the Pro Bono Project has experienced great success, according to Director of Outreach Beth Hopkins.

“The Pro Bono Project has helped to connect Wake Forest Law students to hundreds of opportunities with attorneys in varies fields including non-profit work, private practices and other legal service organizations,” she said. Continue reading »