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Meghan M. Boone, Visiting Assistant Professor

Meghan Boone joins faculty as Visiting Assistant Professor teaching civil procedure

Meghan Boone joined Wake Forest Law in July 2016 as a Visiting Assistant Professor teaching civil procedure.

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Faculty News and Notes Summer 2016

Following is the most recent roundup of Wake Forest University School of Law’s faculty research, publications, presentations, honors and awards as of Aug. 23, 2016.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro in New York Times addresses President Obama’s use of executive orders to bypass gridlock

Professor Sidney Shapiro and University of Maryland Law Professor Rena Steinzor had the following letter to the editor, “Obama’s Use of Executive Orders, to Bypass Gridlock,”  published in the New York Times on Aug. 23, 2016.

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Professor Tim Davis

Professor Tim Davis featured in Q&A in The Daily Tarheel on UNC’s Amended NOA

The following story, “Q&A with sports law Professor Tim Davis on UNC Amended NOA,” written by The Daily Tar Heel’s Acy Jackson was published on Aug. 22, 2016.

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Braiden Sunshine

‘The Voice’ finalist Braiden Sunshine, Dan River Girls to perform Thursday, Sept. 15, for Children’s Law Center birthday

Braiden Sunshine, a finalist a couple of seasons ago on NBC’s hit music competition “The Voice,” is scheduled to participate in a benefit for the Children’s Law Center (CLC) of Central North Carolina’s first-annual Birthday Blast.

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Harold Lloyd

Professor Harold Lloyd quoted in Charlotte Observer: ‘Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turn’

Professor Harold Lloyd told the Charlotte Observer in the following story, “Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turn,” written by Anne Blythe and published on Saturday, Aug. 20, the courts are “beginning to shine the light of day on this developing agenda where the legislators appear not to have meaningful public debate on issues.”

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WXII features incoming students volunteering with Habitat for Humanity

Incoming first-year students with Wake Forest University School of Law spent the day volunteering building a house for Habitat for Humanity.

The students, who volunteered as part of the law school’s Foundations Week, were featured on  local NBC-affiliate WXII Channel 12 here.

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Wake Forest University Innocence and Justice Clinic

Despite Professor Mark Rabil’s petition, prosecutors deny allegations of suppressing evidence in Winston-Salem murder case

Winston-Salem Journal reporter Michael Hewlett writes that Forsyth County prosecutors didn’t withhold evidence in the John Robert Hayes despite a petition Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic, filed in July with the North Carolina Court of Appeals. The original story, “Prosecutors deny allegations of suppressing evidence in Winston-Salem murder case,” follows.

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John I. Sanders (JD ’16) writes about ‘Political Rhetoric and Hedge Fund Regulation’ on The Huffington Post

John I. Sanders (JD ’16) posted the following on his blog, “Political Rhetoric and Hedge Fund Regulation”on The Huffington Post on Aug. 18, 2016.

 

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro writes op/ed in Raleigh News & Observer: ‘The politicization of science a damaging trend in North Carolina’

Professor Sidney Shapiro wrote the following op/ed entitled, “The politicization of science a damaging trend in North Carolina,” and published in The Raleigh News and Observer on Aug. 17, 2016. The piece also ran on WRAL here.

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