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Judge orders mental competency evaluation in Innocence and Justice Clinic capital murder case

A Forsyth County judge has rejected a guilty plea in a capital case Innocence and Justice Clinic students have been working on for the past two years due to concerns about mental competency of a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death in 2014.

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‘Conversation With’ speaker Thomas W. Ross advises students to be flexible, become leaders

Wake Forest Law’s “Conversation With” committee welcomed former University of North Carolina and Davidson College President Thomas W. Ross on March 22, 2017,  to the Worrell Professional Center. Professor Ron Wright led the conversation with Ross.

“There is no lawyer I’d rather put in front of you than Tom Ross,” Dean Suzanne Reynolds (‘77) said during her introduction. “Today, you’ll see two principles: be guided by your principles to do that best you can do and as you gain experience, take on bigger challenges.”

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Professor Ralph Peeples co-writes about climate change in Triad Business Journal op/ed

Professor Ralph Peeples and Bill Blancato co-wrote the following op-ed, “Guest Opinion: A market-based solution to manage the risk of climate change,” which was published by the Triad Business Journal on April 6, 2017.

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Adjunct Professor Don Vaughan (JD ’79) appointed to N.C. Banking Commission

Adjunct Professor Don Vaughan (JD ’79) has been appointed to the North Carolina State Banking Commission.

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Professor Steve Nickles quoted regarding federal court ruling on LGBTQ workplace discrimination

Professor Steve Nickles is quoted in the following story, “Federal court rules against sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace,” published by The Daily Tar Heel on April 4, 2017.

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Student Profile: Javlon Otakulov (LL.M. ’17)

Javlon Otakulov (LL.M. ’17) stumbled upon Wake Forest Law while researching LL.M. programs in the United States, and he was instantly hooked. Knowing he wanted to improve his professional skills, Otakulov moved from Uzbekistan to Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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Professor Ron Wright helps writers of CBS’s ‘Elementary’ with legal question

A hit television show needed help. The writers found themselves facing a complicated legal process they needed help clarifying. That’s when they turned to Professor Ron Wright.

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Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) is quoted about NC lawmakers reaching across aisle to end gerrymandering

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), director of the law school’s ranked Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) Program, is quoted in the following story, “NC Lawmakers Reach Across Aisle to End Gerrymandering,” that was published by Public News Service on April 4, 2017.

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AAJ Trial Team wins 2017 National Championship

The Wake Forest School of Law AAJ Trial Team of Drew Culler (JD ’17), Mia Falzarano (JD ’17), Cheslie Kryst (JD ’17) and Ethan White (JD ’17) won the 2017 National Championship on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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American Constitution Society (ACS) members attend ACS Student Convention at Duke Law

Members of the Wake Forest Law American Constitution Society (ACS) student chapter attended the 2017 American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Student Convention, March 31-April 1, 2017, at Duke Law. The convention was titled, “Call to Action: Solidarity in the States.”

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