Cory Howard (’14) publishes paper in The Student Appeal on executive compensation

America’s most recent “Great Recession” brought with it public outcry over the pay of executives who were leading companies that were receiving public assistance, mainly in the form of cash infusions via the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP).  Continue reading »

National Review published op-ed by Professor Tanya Marsh regarding the Dodd-Frank Act’s impact on community banks

n the 1946 classic It’s a Wonderful Life, James Stewart stars as George Bailey, the director of the Bailey Building and Loan Association in the fictional community of Bedford Falls, N.Y. Bailey faces numerous challenges to keep the Building and Loan afloat in order to continue supporting the people and businesses of his hometown. His chief challenge is Mr. Potter, the wealthy slumlord who repeatedly schemes to force Bailey out of business. Continue reading »

Professor Tanya Marsh writes in Huffington Post the Tsarnaev burial saga highlights a fundamental legal flaw

The Worcester (Massachusetts) Police Department reports that Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body was buried in an undisclosed location in the middle of the night, bringing an end to a sad, unprecedented soap opera. This controversy has been resolved — but what happens next time? The Tsarnaev burial saga highlights a fundamental flaw in the American law regarding the disposition of human remains. Continue reading »

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LL.M. students study U.S. laws to help bring legal reforms to Kosovo

Coming of age in Serbian-controlled Kosovo, Kreshnik Radoniqi risked everything for his education. Continue reading »

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Brad and Carole Wilson give $1 million to fund scholarships, Career and Professional Development Center

Brad and Carole Wilson have given $1 million to the Wake Forest School of Law. The Wilsons’ generosity will address two priorities for the law school: transforming The Worrell Professional Center to meet the changing needs of law students, and providing endowed scholarships.

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Professor Tanya Marsh co-authors paper, ‘The Impact of Dodd-Frank on Community Banks,’ with Joseph Norman (’12)

Many small banks will close or be forced to merge as a result of the regulatory costs and burdens of the Dodd-Frank Act, according to a new report.

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Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in New York Times regarding interment of Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s body

BOSTON — The body of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing who died after a shootout with the police last month, has been interred in an undisclosed location, the Worcester Police Department said in a statement on Thursday morning.

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Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Time magazine as search drags on for burial spot for Boston Marathon bombing suspect

BOSTON — Despite more than 100 offers, a Massachusetts funeral director is striking out in his search for a burial location for the body of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was killed in a gun battle with police. Continue reading »

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Professor Beth Hopkins has chapter published in book outlining American Indian and African American historic struggles

Wake Forest Law Professor Beth Hopkins has written a chapter in a new textbook, “Trauma and Resilience in American Indian and African American Southern History.”
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Interring The Infamous: Professor Tanya Marsh talks to Radio Boston about the remains of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Interring the remains of the infamous has always been controversial. Which is why what remains of the most heinous humans is frequently destroyed. Timothy McVeigh, Columbine shooters Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris, and Newtown killer Adam Lanza, were all cremated. Continue reading »