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Triad Business Journal reports on new Business Law Program launch

Owen Covington of the Triad Business Journal writes about the law school’s new Business Law Program here.

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Liz Vennum ('15) speaks at the Inaugural Advocacy &
Awareness Dinner for Wake Forest OUTLaw in 2015.

Graduation Profile: Liz Vennum (’15)

Liz Vennum (’15) will have left a noticeable mark on Wake Forest Law by the time she graduates this May. A board member of OUTLaw, the American Constitutional Society, and North Carolina Advocates for Justice and Women in Law, Vennum has a long list of accomplishments throughout her three years in law school. Continue reading »

Newest members of Pro Bono Honor Society inducted on Wednesday, April 15

Eighteen new members will be inducted into the Pro Bono Honor Society at a dinner with Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) on Wednesday, April 15, in Reynolda Hall. Each student has logged 50 hours of pro bono work in a single school year or 75 hours over multiple school years. Continue reading »

3v3 charity basketball tournament set for Saturday, April 25, will benefit Brother’s Keeper

A charity 3v3 basketball tournament will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, at the Water Tower Basketball Courts, directly in front of the Worrell Professional Center. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Brother’s Keeper, a nonprofit founded by Lauren Huddleston  (JD/MBA ’15).

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Professor Eugene Mazo

Professor Eugene Mazo to debate the role of money in politics on Friday, April 17, at Cleveland Marshall College of Law

Wake Forest School of Law Professor Eugene Mazo is scheduled to participate in a debate on the role of money in politics at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 17, at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland Marshall College of Law. Continue reading »

Graduation Profile: Bahati Mutisya (’15)

As editor-in-chief of the Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy and president of the Immigration Law Society, Bahati Mutisya (’15) has not only served as a leader during her time at Wake Forest Law, but in the university’s spirit of Pro Humanitate, she has also given back to the local community by volunteering with the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program. Continue reading »

Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Simmons named director of Wake Forest Law’s new Business Law Program

In Fall 2015, Wake Forest Law will introduce its Business Law Program, which is a student-centered program designed to expand student opportunities that strengthen knowledge of business law concepts as well as develop skills to assist professional development and readiness for practice.  Continue reading »

Professor Kate Mewhinney

Wake Forest Elder Law Clinic to participate in free Advanced Healthcare Planning workshop on Wednesday, April 15

Wake Forest Law Professor Kate Mewhinney, director of the Elder Law Clinic, and two law students, LaRita Dingle (’15) and Crissy Dixon (’16), will participate in a free Advanced Healthcare Planning workshop from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15, at Senior Services in Winston-Salem, N.C.  Presented by the North Carolina Bar Association, the workshop is one of 55 offered during the month of April, which has been designated National Healthcare Decisions Month, as part of the Community Partnership for Compassionate Care coalition’s  “Got Plans?” campaign. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons is interviewed by NPR about Walter Scott shooting

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the Criminal Justice Program at Wake Forest Law, spoke to Wisconsin Public Radio, NPR, on Thursday, April 9, 2015 in audio interview titled, “A Closer Look At The Walter Scott Shooting.” Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Simmons talks to MPR News about what the North Charleston video reveals about policing

After a bystander’s video was made public, an officer was charged with murder after shooting and killing a man in North Charleston, S.C.

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