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Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77). Photo: Julie Knight. Courtesy Triad Business Journal.

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) profiled in Triad Business Journal about scripting new chapter for law school

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) is profiled by the Triad Business Journal in the Friday, Aug. 21 article, “Suzanne Reynolds: Law dean not afraid to script new chapter.” A portion of the article follows with a link to the full article.

It’s beyond fair to say that Suzanne Reynolds is a proud Wake Forest University School of Law lawyer. Continue reading »

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Business Law Program, OCPD to present ‘Learn How to Read Public Company Financial Statements’ on Friday, Sept. 11

“Reading Public Company Financial Statements” will be presented by Brandon Rucker of the assurance division of McGladrey from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in Room 1308 of the Worrell Professional Center. The event, co-sponsored by The Business Law Program and the Office of Career & Professional Development, is open to Wake Forest Law students. Continue reading »

Professor Alan Palmiter

Professor Alan Palmiter tells the Wall Street Journal there may have been pent up demand for proxy access

Wake Forest Law Professor Alan Palmiter talks to the Wall Street Journal about the recent uptick from proxy access.

The original story follows:

Investors have new ammunition in the fight to place directors on company boards – improved financial performance. Continue reading »

Professor Michael Curtis

Professor Michael Curtis writes in The Huffington Post that ‘Free Speech Matters’

Professor Michael Curtis published the following piece on The Huffington Post blog: Protesters chanting “black lives matter” have heckled, seized the microphone, and shut down a Seattle, Washington, rally for presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders. An offer to let the protesters speak after Sanders was rejected. Continue reading »

Certificate in Cyber Security to be offered at Charlotte Center beginning Sept. 15

One of the largest and most dynamic pieces of Enterprise Risk Management today is the emerging field that involves protecting organizations from threats as varied as nation-states, cyber criminals, national and international business competitors and hacktivists. Data breaches and even physical damage from cyber activity are daily headlines in the news.  Through a four evening course taught by experienced practitioners and focused on case studies, lecture, technical workshops and simulations, attendees will receive foundational knowledge in security models, risk assessment and response, secure systems development, crisis management and legal, regulatory and compliance issues. Continue reading »

Wake Forest School of Law Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD '77)

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) to give keynote at Women’s Equality Day in Charlotte on Wednesday, Aug. 26

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) will be the keynote speaker at the League of Women Voters in Charlotte event for Women’s Equality Day this year. Continue reading »

Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh publishes unprecedented resource regarding human remains

“Death is sometimes tragic, sometimes a blessing—always inevitable. Death transforms a living human being, a person with rights and autonomy, into … something else. Tissue and bone, once animated by life, converted into an object of fear, a focus for grief, and a medical and scientific resource.”

“The Law of Human Remains”


A human cadaver is no longer a person, but neither is it an object to be easily discarded. As a result of this tenuous legal status, human remains occupy an uneasy position in U.S. law. Perhaps because of what anthropologist Ernest Becker called our “universal fear of death,” the law of human remains occupies a remarkably unexamined niche of U.S. law.

In her new book, “The Law of Human Remains,” Professor Tanya D. Marsh undertakes the ambitious task of collecting, organizing and stating the legal rules and principles regarding the status, treatment and disposition of human remains in the United States.  The most recent comprehensive overview of the law was published in 1950. The Law of Human Remains builds on that work by creating detailed summaries of each individual state’s laws and regulations. This unprecedented resource allows readers to quickly identify the often fascinating differences that exist between states.

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Wake Forest Law Review cited in article about 50 Cent’s revenge porn case

Wake Forest Law Review is cited in the following story by the Good Men Project:

Rapper 50 Cent may soon learn that even millions of dollars don’t put him above the law. He may think he can dodge paying for a big debt by filing for bankruptcy, but the ploy probably won’t work. Continue reading »

Community Law and Business Clinic presentation, ‘The Law of Raising Money,’ is rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 3

Wake Forest Law’s Community Law and Business Clinic will present “The Law of Raising Money” in the Innovation Quarter Court at Flywheel, located at 525 Vine St., Suite 210 in Winston-Salem. The event, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading »


Elder Law Clinic to co-host ‘Healthy LGBTQ Aging: Strategies for Success’ on Sept. 23

The Elder Law Clinic at Wake Forest University School will co-host, “Healthy LGBTQ Aging: Strategies for Success,” on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. (EDT) at Parkway United Church of Christ, 2151 Silas Creek Parkway in Winston-Salem, N.C. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required by Sept. 16. Continue reading »