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Alaa Marghalani

Alaa Marghalani (LLM ’14) presents research paper at Academic and Business Research Institute Las Vegas 2015 Conference

For doctoral students, the chance to share their work with a renowned group of peers —role models, even — is a longtime academic tradition. Alaa Marghalani (LLM ’14) of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, recently got such an opportunity. He’s a candidate in Wake Forest Law’s Scientiae Juridicae Doctor (SJD) degree program.

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Professor Beth Hopkins

Professor Beth Hopkins profiled in North Carolina Lawyer

Professor Beth Hopkins was recently profiled in the North Carolina Lawyer, where she discussed her experience as one of the first black students at Wake Forest University and her work with the International Tennis Federation. The original story by Russell Rawlings of the North Carolina Bar Association follows:

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Journal of Law & Policy to host ‘Held Hostage: Government Regulation in an Age of Political Gridlock’ symposium on March 18, 2016

The Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy will host its Spring 2016 symposium, “Held Hostage: Government Regulation in an Age of Political Gridlock,” on Friday, March 18, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Free CLE credit is available. Continue reading »

Judge Sidney S. Eagles, Jr. (’61, JD ’64) receives the John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award

Raleigh, N.C. (Dec. 2, 2015) — Smith Moore Leatherwood is pleased to announce that the Honorable Sidney S. Eagles Jr. (’61, JD ’64) and retired partner Samuel O. Southern have each received the North Carolina State Bar John B. McMillan Distinguished Service Award, one of the highest honors given by the State Bar. The attorneys were honored at a luncheon, sponsored by the North Carolina State Bar and Wake County Bar Association, on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at the North Raleigh Hilton. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professors John Knox, Justin Catanoso put Paris climate change talks into perspective

Wake Forest University Professors John Knox and Justin Catanoso will be on hand as representatives from more than 190 countries meet over the next two weeks in France to work out a new international agreement on climate change.  Continue reading »

Professor Chris Coughlin

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) co-publishes ‘An Advocate Persuades’ as follow-up to ‘A Lawyer Writes’

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), co-author of the textbook, “A Lawyer Writes,” has co-written a follow-up book, “An Advocate Persuades,” with the same co-authors Joan Malmud Rocklin and Sandy Patrick, with the addition of Robert B. Rocklin. Continue reading »

Erink McKee ('15) in the Wake Forest Elder Law Clinic displaying the site she and her husband Phillip Bost created,

Wake Forest Law named among best law schools for practical training

The National Jurist named Wake Forest Law as one of the best law schools for practical training in February 2015. The grading was based on the number of students who participated in the law school’s growing hands-on learning opportunities including clinics and externships. Clinic students had myriad chances to do just that over the past year from arguing and winning a federal appeal to delivering more than $1,000,000 in value to business and community development in the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, area and beyond. At least two clinics secured significant grants to help area children and senior citizens this academic year. Alumni who are interested in working with the clinics, should contact Professor Steve Virgil, who is executive director of experiential education, at or 336.758.4280. Continue reading »

Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy Holland to kick off Business Law Program’s new Sager Speaker Series on April 7

Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland is scheduled to speak at Wake Forest Law at noon on Thursday, April 7, 2016, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, for the Business Law Program’s new Sager Speaker Series. Continue reading »

Chris Alderman (JD '16), Professor Steve Virgil and Josh Harper (JD '16) discuss issues facing veterans as part of the law school's new Veterans Legal Clinic.

TWC News features new free Veterans Legal Clinic

The law school’s new Veterans Legal Clinic is featured in the following story by TWC News. The original story can be found here.

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Wake Forest Law School professor John Knox teaches international law.

Professor John Knox tells the Winston-Salem Journal, WXII he believes pact to reduce carbon dioxide emmissions will be approved in Paris

Professor John Knox talked to the Winston-Salem Journal about the climate change talks being held in Paris over the next two weeks. The original article published on Nov. 30, 2015, can be found here. Continue reading »