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Meet Gilbert Smolenski (JD ’19)

Gilbert Smolenski (JD ’19) talks about his summer positions in intellectual property law and his decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Meet Hailey Cleek (JD/MA Bioethics ’19)

Hailey Cleek (JD/MA Bioethics ’19) talks about her summer position at the U.S. Department of Justice and her decision to attend Wake Forest School of Law.

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Helen (Jugovic) Tarokic (JD ’06) receives national AILA award for mentoring immigration lawyers

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)  will recognize Helen (Jugovic) Tarokic (JD ’06) of Wilmington, North Carolina, with the national 2018 Sam Williamson Mentor Award for her outstanding efforts and excellent counsel to immigration attorneys. The award, in particular, recognizes her work with helping human trafficking survivors and teaching other lawyers about complex creative business immigration options. Continue reading »

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U.N. Special Rapporteur and Professor John Knox calls for recognition of the human right to a healthy environment

Over the past six years, Professor John Knox has traveled thousands of miles, journeying to places such as Madagascar, Mongolia, and Uruguay, all for the sake of an idea.

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Media Roundup for the week May 25, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of May 25, 2018: Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law celebrates Class of 2018 at 44th annual Hooding Ceremony, graduates first online-only MSL class

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 188 graduates during its 44th annual hooding ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Wait Chapel, including 153 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 20 International Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, seven Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and eight Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The MSL graduates represent the first class that earned their master’s degrees wholly online.

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David Daggett (JD ’85) receives the 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award for commitment to local down syndrome community

The winners of the 2018 Forsyth County Governor’s Volunteer Awards were announced Wednesday, April 25, 2018, during a breakfast for those nominated. David Daggett (JD ’85), attorney and partner with the law firm Daggett Shuler in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was proud to accept the 2018 Forsyth County Governor’s Volunteer Service Award in the People’s Choice category.

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Media Roundup for the week of May 18, 2018

Wake Forest School of Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of May 18, 2018:  Continue reading »

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John Van Swearingen (JD ’18) publishes paper in National Law Review

John Van Swearingen (JD ’18),  a native of Clearwater, Florida, had the article, “Avoiding Federal Friendly Fire: Addressing the Incidental Take of Migratory Birds by State Environmental Agencies Utilizing Constructed Wetlands for Stormwater Treatment,” published in the National Law Review on May 9, 2018. Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for the week of May 4, 2018

Wake Forest School of Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of May 4, 2018:  Continue reading »