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Professor Kami Chavis quoted in Christian Science Monitor about Sessions’ recusal

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, is quoted in the following story, “Russia-Trump ties: Is Sessions’ recusal enough?,” written by  and published by the Christian Science Monitor on March 2, 2017.

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Appellate Advocacy Clinic observes SCOTUS argument, meets with Justice Ginsburg

Members of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic traveled to Washington, D.C., to observe an oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court and then had the extreme honor of meeting with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Feb. 27, 2017, says Professor John Korzen (JD ’91), clinic director.

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Audrey Koncsol (JD ’18) attends 34th session of U.N. Human Rights Council over spring break

Audrey Koncsol (JD ’18), a summer and academic year research assistant to Professor John Knox, is traveling with him to Geneva, Switzerland, to attend the 34th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council at the Palais de Nations, headquarters of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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Ashley DiMuzio (JD ’19) wins 2017 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition

Ashley DiMuzio (JD ’19), a native of Whiteville, North Carolina, is the winner of the 2017 Zeliff Trial Bar Competition. The final argument in Charlie Kelly vs. Frank Reynolds, owner/operator of Paddy’s Pub, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar, was held at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Sashi Brown, Cleveland Brown’s EVP of football operations, speaks as part of Sager Series

Sashi Brown, executive vice president of football operations for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, addressed students, faculty and administration on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, as part of the Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series.

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Professor John Knox urges global governments to protect rare plants, animals

Professor John Knox is quoted in the following story, “UN rights experts urge global governments to protect rare plants and animals,” written by Akira Tomlinson and published on the Jurist website on March 1, 2017.

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Lisa Roach (JD ’17) addresses legalization of medical aid-in-dying at North Carolina clinical ethics conference

Lisa Roach (JD ’17) presented at a statewide conference of the Clinical Ethics Network of North Carolina with the theme “Conundrums in Clinical Ethics Consultation: Consciousness, Capacity, and Compulsion” held on Feb. 24, 2017, at NOVANT Health Forsyth Medical Center.

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Youth Advocacy Group members tutor, coach area youth at Hanes Community Center

Members of the Wake Forest Law Youth Advocacy Group (YAG) have partnered with the Hanes Hosiery Community Center to help with its children’s programs throughout the 2016-17 academic school year.

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Wake Forest Law team advances to knockout rounds in ABA NAAC Moot Court Competition on Feb. 23-27 in Philadelphia

Three Wake Forest Law students competed in the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition over the weekend of Feb. 23-25, 2017, in Philadelphia.

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Professor Alan Palmiter participates in SEC Summit on March 10 in Washington, D.C.

Professor Alan Palmiter, associate dean of graduate programs and the Howard L. Oleck Professor of Business Law, is participating in a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)  Evidence Summit on March 10, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

JD Alois of Crowdfunder Insider wrote the following preview, “SEC Schedules ‘Evidence Summit:’ How Investors Think & Act,” which was published on Feb. 27, 2017.

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