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Photo of JD Mentor Ray Dunn (JD ’18) and his mentee, Kintaro Minami (LL.M. ’17) in front of the law school

JD/LL.M. mentoring program fosters lasting relationships

Wake Forest Law boasts a robust LL.M. program, welcoming students from across the globe to study law in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, each year. The JD Mentor Program partners LL.M. students with current JD students to provide assistance in adjusting to a new culture, language and education. Each fall, JD student volunteers are paired with a new LL.M. student based upon their backgrounds, interests and languages spoken. It was through this program that Kintaro Minami (LL.M. ’17) and Ray Dunn (JD ’18) met and forged a strong friendship. Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for April 21, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 22, 2017:

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Helen (Jugovic) Tarokic (JD ’10), Bradley Setzer (JD ’16) featured in WilmingtonBiz for tackling immigration law

Helen (Jugovic) Tarokic (JD ’10) and Bradley Setzer (JD ’16) are featured in the following story, “Tarokic Tackles Immigration Law,” which was written by Cece Nunn and published by WilmingtonBiz on April 21, 2017. An excerpt follows:

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Media Roundup for April 14, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 14, 2017:

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Analysis shows Professor Mark Hall among most-cited health law scholars

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, has co-written the following piece, “Most-Cited Health Law Scholars,” with I. Glenn Cohen. Their analysis was published on Harvard Law’s  blog on April 18, 2017.  Professor Hall is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law, public policy, and bioethics. The author or editor of twenty books, including Making Medical Spending Decisions (Oxford University Press), and Health Care Law and Ethics (Aspen), he is currently engaged in research in the areas of health care reform, access to care by the uninsured, and insurance regulation.

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Lisa Roach (JD ’17) instrumental in introducing N.C. ‘Death with Dignity’ legislation

Lisa Roach (JD ’17 , president and co-founder of Dying Right NC, has been instrumental in drafting “End of Life” legislation that has been introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly in the form of HB 789, which would allow qualified North Carolina patients diagnosed with a terminal illness to end life on their terms by ingesting a lethal dose of prescribed medicine.

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Women In Law, Pro Bono Honors Society 2016-17 inductees recognized

The Pro Bono Project hosted its Pro Bono Honors Society annual dinner and recognition event on April 11, 2017.  In addition to the inductees, in attendance were Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) and Hazel Mack, interim Outreach Director for the law school.

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Wake Forest Moot Court announces 2017-18 board members

Wake Forest Law Moot Court has announced its board members for the 2017-2018 academic year.  The following students were elected: Emily Lagan (JD ’18) as Chief Justice, Vanessa Garrido (JD ’18) as Associate Chief Justice and Kyle Mirabelli (JD ’18) as Marshall.

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Smith Anderson Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service presented to Chris Salemme (JD ’17)

At a special Pro Bono Honor Society dinner and recognition event on April 11, 2017, Chris Salemme (JD ’17), was presented with the Smith Anderson Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service.  The award is presented annually to a Wake Forest Law in recognition of extraordinary pro bono service to the community.

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Student Profile: Abdulla ‘Abe’ Husain (LL.M. ’17)

After hearing about Wake Forest Law’s strong ranking and reputation from a professor at University of Bahrain, Abdulla Husain (LL.M. ’17) knew it was the ideal place for him to pursue an LL.M.

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