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Professor Kami Chavis featured on Public Radio International discussing recent uptick in hate crimes

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, is featured in an interview on March 27, 2017, on Public Radio International (PRI)’s  ”The Takeaway.”
On the show, “What Counts As ‘Hate Crime’ in 2017,” Professor Chavis discusses the recent uptick in hate crimes and how the United States DOJ might respond.
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Gizem ‘Gigi’ Halis (SJD ’20) has article accepted for publication in University of Bologna Law Review

Gizem “Gigi” Halis (SJD ’20) will have the following article, “Etching the Borders of Arbitration Agreement: the Group of Companies Doctrine in International Commercial Arbitration Under the U.S. and Turkish Law,” published in the University of Bologna Law Review  in September 2017. Halis, who is a member of the Istanbul Bar Association in Turkey, earned an LL.M from Penn State University in 2015.

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Law students compete in fifth annual MACHE Bowl

Wake Forest School of Medicine, with the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equality (MACHE) hosted its fifth annual MACHE Bowl from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Wake Forest Biotech Place.  Three Wake Forest Law students and an alternate competed — Tim Day (JD ’19), Hailey Cleek (JD ’19)and Virginia Stanton (JD ’19) and Stephanie Johnson (JD ’19), who served as the alternate.

The Gold Team, of which Day was a member, won first place.

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LL.M. Profile: Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M. ‘17)

Wake Forest Law welcomed Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M. ‘17) with open arms. Originally from Brazil, de Barros knew she wanted to pursue an LL.M. in the United States, and for her, Wake Forest Law turned out to be the perfect fit.

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Professor Mark Hall discusses repeal of ACA at Winston-Salem town hall meeting

Professor Mark Hall , director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, is quoted in the following story, “Refugees, health care and hacking discussed at town hall,” written by Todd Luck and published in The Chronicle of Winston-Salem on March 23, 2017.

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Professor Abigail Perdue’s book, ‘The All-Inclusive Guide to Judicial Clerking,’ is available

Professor Abigail Perdue‘s latest book, “The All-Inclusive Guide to Judicial Clerking,” published by West Academic Publishing is available on Amazon beginning April 8, 2017. It is currently listed as the No. 1 New Release in the Legal Services category.

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Professor Dick Schneider presents at Law Library of Congress event commemorating 500th anniversary of Venetian Ghetto

Professor Dick Schneider, associate dean for international affairs and professor of law, participated in the Law Library of Congress event, “Understanding the Venetian Ghetto from a Historical and Literary Perspective,” on Feb. 21, 2017.  The event was part of a series of events commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Venetian Ghetto.

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Professor Michael Curtis quoted on N.C. Gerrymandering court cases, protests

Professor Michael Curtis is quoted in the following story, “NC Gerrymandering court cases and protests,” published by the The Carolinian on March 22, 2017. Continue reading »

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Tracea Rice (JD ’19) selected as Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellow

Tracea Rice (JD ’19) has been selected as a 1L Diversity Fellow for Fish & Richardson in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.  Rice is one of six fellows selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted regarding wellness programs bill

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program,  is quoted in the following story, “U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx defends her wellness programs bill,” published in the Greensboro News and Record on March 22, 2017. This story was also published in The Hickory Daily Record.

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