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VALOR to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week Nov. 7-12 with Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony, veterans recognition ceremony

In honor of Veteran’s Day on Friday, Nov. 11, and Veterans Awareness Week on Nov. 7-12, the Veterans Advocacy Law Organization (VALOR) is sponsoring a number of events at the law school including a Marine Corps birthday cake cutting ceremony, says VALOR President Chris Salemme (JD ’17), 1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army.

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Wake Forest Law co-hosts ‘Hey Sweetie: A Roundtable Discussion on Sexism in the Legal Profession’ with Law School Transparency on Monday, Nov. 7

Wake Forest Law along with Law School Transparency (LST) has organized a program on sexism in the workplace from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, in Room 3221 of the Worrell Professional Center. There will be a presentation and then a roundtable featuring six participants including Wake Forest Law alumni and faculty.

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Professor Ron Wright is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars.  He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors.

Professor Ron Wright co-authors Seattle Times op/ed about changing role of prosecutors in addressing criminal justice reform

The following op/ed titled, “Prosecutors must learn to listen to critics and communities,” co-written by Professor Ron Wright and Dan Satterberg, King County, Washington, prosecutor, was originally published in The Seattle Times on Oct. 26, 2016.

THE Pew Research Center recently published a poll that revealed a deep racial divide in America when it comes to public confidence in police and the criminal-justice system. Three out of four white poll respondents said that the police were doing a good or excellent job and treated all ethnic groups equally. Only one in three African Americans held that same view.

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Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Seattle Times regarding designer’s plans for human remains

Professor Tanya Marsh is quoted in the following Seattle Times article, “Seattle designer’s plan for human remains: ‘What if we could just become compost?’” by published on Oct. 28, 2016.

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy will present the symposium, “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way of Death,” on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Free CLE credit from the North Carolina Bar is pending approval.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath

The Civilist Podcast: Six ways you can avoid losing friends because of social media — between now and Election Day

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) is quoted in PRI’s The Civilist with Steven Petrow in the following podcast, “Six ways you can avoid losing friends because of social media — between now and Election Day,” published on Oct. 26, 2016.

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Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox quoted in Christian Science Monitor regarding emissions cuts

Professor John Knox is quoted in the article, “How a president Trump could scuttle US role in climate accord,” written by and published in the Christian Science Monitor on Oct. 27, 2016. Continue reading »

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Triad Business Journal features Health Law and Policy Program study regarding Medicaid and N.C. veterans

Professor Mark Hall, director of the Health Law and Policy Program, and research associate Katherine E. Booth (JD ’15) authored the study,  ”Can Medicaid help (North Carolina) military veterans?”

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Wake Forest School of Law Professor Mark Hall poses in the law library on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Professor Mark Hall’s 2010 project on Affordable Care Act referenced in Health Affairs Blog article

Professor Mark Hall‘s 2010 study, “Examining Employers’ Use of Massachusetts’ Health Insurance Exchange to Inform Best Strategies Nationally Under the Affordable Care Act,” was referenced in the article, “How Can Research Be More Useful And Used? Lessons From A Long-Running Grant-Making Program,” published on Health Affairs Blog on Oct. 25, 2016.

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Ellen Murphy (JD '02)

Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) quoted in the ABA Journal regarding acceptance of competitive-keyword advertising for lawyers

Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02),  assistant dean of instructional design and director of the Master in Studies in Law (MSL) degree program, is quoted in the following ABA Journal story, “Texas lawyers may use competitors’ names in keyword marketing.”

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Margeaux Gray

Wake Forest Law Review’s symposium on combatting human trafficking to feature survivor Margeaux Gray at noon on Friday, Oct. 28

The Wake Forest Law Review has teamed up with John Richmond (JD ’98), the co-founder of the Human Trafficking Institute, to present, “Combatting Human Trafficking: Current Trends and Cutting Edge Issues,” on Friday, Oct. 28, in the Worrell Professional Center.  The symposium, which is free and open to the public, will run from 8:45 a.m. to  4:30 p.m. in Room 1312 with a reception to follow. The North Carolina Bar has approved the symposium for 5.5 hours of CLE credit.

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