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Shawna Abbatiello (JD ’18) wins 46th annual Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition

Shawna Abbatiello (JD ’18) of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is the winner of the final round of the 46th annual Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the Wake Forest Law Moot Court Board, held on Nov. 15, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center. 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.

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Professor Andrew Verstein presents paper at Northwestern Law colloquium on law and economics on Nov. 16

Professor Andrew Verstein will speak at Northwestern Law’s Soshnick Colloquium on Law and Economics on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.  The title of his talk is “The Enduring Distinction between Business Entities and Security Interests: Dynamic versus Fixed Priority.”

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Professor Gregory Parks authors amicus brief for Florida student’s hazing murder trial

Professor Gregory Parks authored an amicus brief on the trial of a Florida A&M University student, Dante Martin, who hazed another student, Robert Champion, resulting in Champion’s death.

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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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