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Law Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD '02), is also Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) says the president controls how aggressive the Department of Justice can be on certain issues

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) was quoted in the following article, “US DOJ Can Choose Which Laws to Enforce,” originally published on WFMYNews2.com on May 10, 2016.

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Professors Kami Chavis Simmons and Mark Rabil to speak on ‘Peace Officer’ film panel on Wednesday, May 11, at Salem College

Professors Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, and Mark Rabil, director of the law school’s Innocence and Justice Clinic, will speak on a panel at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, at Salem College’s Huber Theatre following the free screening of the film, “Peace Officer.”

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Law Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD '02), is also Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) tells The Atlantic it’s highly unlikely a court will side with N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory’s HB2 lawsuit

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) is quoted in the story, “‘State-Sponsored Discrimination’: Loretta Lynch Takes on North Carolina’s Bathroom Bill,” published on May 9, 2016, in The Atlantic. The story also appeared on CityLab.com.

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Professor John Knox, as United Nations Rapporteur for Human Rights and the Environment, finds himself in middle of Georgia landfill battle

PHOENIX, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Teamsters with the Solid Waste and Recycling Division, and Beth Roach, a community activist from Wayne County, Ga., attended Republic Services Inc.’s [NYSE: RSG] annual shareholders’ meeting in Phoenix on Friday, decrying the company’s serial mismanagement of its landfills and the lack of care and respect for affected communities. Read the original press release here.

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Wake Forest Law Review renames closing dinner the Dan McGinn Law Review Closing Dinner

The Wake Forest Law Review presented its annual awards at its closing dinner, held on Friday, April 15, at the Forsyth Country Club. At the dinner, the Law Review board also announced that the dinner would henceforth be known as the Dan McGinn Law Review Closing Dinner, in honor of previous editor of the Law Review Dan McGinn (BA ’64, JD ’67). The dinner was sponsored by Brooks Pierce, where McGinn is a partner.

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Law Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD '02), is also Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University

Professor Shannon Gilreath calls HB2 a massive act of discrimination against gays, lesbians, blacks and women as well as transgender people

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02), a nationally recognized expert on issues of equality, sexual minorities and constitutional interpretation, is available to comment on the lawsuit filed Monday, May 9, by North Carolina to defend HB2, the so-called “bathroom bill,” as well as the U.S. Justice Department’s lawsuit against North Carolina asking that the state rescind the law that restricts the use of public bathrooms. Both lawsuits have further escalated the fight over the rights of transgender Americans. Continue reading »

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Graduation Profile: Joseph Greener (JD ’16)

Joseph Greener (JD ‘16) chose Wake Forest Law because it felt like home.

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Law Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD '02), is also Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University

Professor Shannon Gilreath tells Christian Science Monitor North Carolina leaders intentionally maligning transgender people

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) is quoted in the following Christian Science Monitor story by Patrik Jonsson titled, “In South, defiance on bathroom laws shows signs of wavering,” published on May 5, 2016.

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Professor John Knox quoted in The Huffington Post about the dangers faced by indigenous peoples near development projects

Professor John Knox was quoted in the following article, “In the Crosshairs of Development,” originally published by The Huffington Post on May 2, 2016.

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Joseph Greener (JD ’16) argues in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Joseph Greener (JD ’16) argued on April 27 in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in Chicago, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic. Greener and Lauren Emery (JD ’16) represent Charles Evans in the case of United States v. Evans, which is a direct appeal to the Seventh Circuit following a guilty plea and sentencing in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. The Seventh Circuit is the federal appellate court for cases arising in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. The Court appointed the clinic to represent Evans on appeal.

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