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Inaugural SBA Wellness Week kicks off Monday, Feb. 6

The Student Bar Association (SBA), the student government body of Wake Forest Law, will highlight resources for practicing self-care through its inaugural Wellness Week beginning Feb. 6-10 by addressing a different facets of mental health and well-being each day from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Law Commons and beyond.

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Earn CLE ethics credit with Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) in February

With the deadline for 2016 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits fast approaching, Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) and Wake Forest Law are offering two different CLE credit opportunities for Wake Forest Law alumni in five North Carolina cities: Asheville, Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh and Winston-Salem. Credit approval is currently pending with the North Carolina State Bar Association (NCBA).

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Old Gold and Black: ‘Law professors discuss Trump’s environmental policy’

The Old Gold and Black published the following story, “Law professors discuss Trump’s environmental policy,” on Jan. 20, 2017.

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Associate Professor of Law Gregory Parks

Professor Gregory Parks presents keynote address at MLK Day event in East Hampton, Virginia

Professor Gregory Parks presented the keynote address at an MLK Day event and was featured in the following story, Dr. King Honored at Calvary Baptist in East Hampton, written by Joanne Pilgrim and published by the East Hampton Star on Jan. 18, 2017.

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Health Law and Policy Program’s N.C. Medicaid expansion study receives more media attention

Wake Forest Law’s Health Law and Policy Program study on North Carolina Medicaid expansion received renewed media attention in the following story, “NC Gov. Roy Cooper on Medicaid expansion in North Carolina: ‘You’re already paying for it,” by Politifact NC’s Will Doran published Jan. 19, 2017.

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1L Trial Team wins 2017 Kilpatrick Townsend Mock Trial Competition

The Wake Forest University basketball players weren’t the only winners over the weekend.

Members of Wake Forest Law’s 1L Trial Team — Virginia Stanton, Tim Day, Ashley Collette, Stephanie Johnson and Ashley DiMuzio — beat out 33 other teams from North Carolina law schools to win the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 2017 Kilpatrick Townsend 1L Mock Trial Competition held Jan. 19-21, 2017.

“We competed in five rounds over two days to bring the trophy home to Wake Forest Law,” explained Ashley DiMuzio.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) blogs about freedom of speech and anti-semitism on college campuses on The Hill

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) had the following op/ed, “Freedom of speech and the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act on college campuses,” posted on The Hill blog on Jan. 20, 2017.
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Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh discusses the future of bricks-and-mortar banking

Professor Tanya Marsh was quoted in the following story, “Bricks-and-Mortar Banks Stage a Comeback,” written by James Watkins and published in Ozy magazine on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

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Professor Chris Coughlin (JD ’90) writes on Huffington Post about preventing the spread of false news

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) posted the following blog, “Hope In 2017: Preventing The Spread Of False News And Partisan News Cycles,” on The Huffington Post on Jan. 17, 2017.

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of our faculty members that are invited to write in national media outlets are their own, and not reflective of Wake Forest Law as an institution. Our policy is to re-publish all faculty member articles that are published in national media.

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The Honorable Michael Robinson

Newest North Carolina Business Court Dedication to be held Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Wake Forest Law

A formal dedication of the newest North Carolina Business Court, which makes its home in the Wake Forest University School of Law, will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18, followed by a reception in the Law Commons of the Worrell Professional Center on the Reynolda Campus.

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