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Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in Boston Globe regarding OSHA fines welding company in Back Bay fire

The welding company whose workers allegedly sparked a fire that killed two Boston firefighters in the Back Bay last spring did not follow safety precautions, a failure that led to the fatal blaze, an investigation by the federal Occupational and Safety Health Administration has concluded. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall tells the N.Y. Times patients have right to be informed of out-of-pocket hospital costs

Before his three-hour neck surgery for herniated disks in December, Peter Drier, 37, signed a pile of consent forms. A bank technology manager who had researched his insurance coverage, Mr. Drier was prepared when the bills started arriving: $56,000 from Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan, $4,300 from the anesthesiologist and even $133,000 from his orthopedist, who he knew would accept a fraction of that fee. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

CrimProf Blog publishes abstract of paper by Professor Kami Chavis Simmons about racial profiling solutions

Kami Chavis Simmons has posted Beginning to End Racial Profiling: Definitive Solutions to an Elusive Problem on SSRN. CrimProf Blog published this abstract on their website on Sept. 18.  Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law and N.C. Center for Voter Education co-host 2014 N.C. Supreme Court candidates roundtable Tuesday, Oct. 7

Wake Forest Law and the N.C. Center for Voter Education are co-hosting the 2014 N.C. Supreme Court Candidates Roundtable at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

CRASH: Tolerated or Accepted? Open forum discussion about racial injustice set for Tuesday, Sept. 23

“Crash: Tolerated or Accepted?,”an open forum discussion about racial injustice in the WFU community and beyond, will be held from from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  Hosted by the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), the event is open to Wake Forest students, faculty and staff.

Wake Forest Law Pro Bono Project students participate in Wills Clinic in Ellerbe, N.C.

Wake Forest Law students traveled to Ellerbe, N.C. on Sept. 12 to participate in a Wills Clinic organized by the Pro Bono Project. Continue reading »

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds and Coleman Cowan ('95)

Alumni Profile: Coleman Cowan (’95) earns accolades as journalist for CBS news magazine ’60 Minutes’

Coleman Cowan (’95) is not a typical law school alumnus.  Continue reading »

Alumni Profile: Andrea Santoro (’09) and Tom Santoro (’08)

With a biography that includes stints as a teenage daycare worker in a French village and host of a television program about business in Beijing, Tom Santoro (’08), who is currently Chief of Party at a nonprofit law firm in Nairobi, Kenya, might have one of the more eclectic and international resumes in recent history at Wake Forest Law. Continue reading »

Law students can travel to Nicaragua as part of new Micro-Trade Development Clinic

The Micro-Trade Development Clinic, formerly known as the “Cross-disciplinary Professional Development” course, explores economic, community and human development efforts in Nicaragua from various perspectives.   Continue reading »

Executive Associate Dean Ron Wright tells Watchdog.org that Mississippi’s DUI laws are contrary to the Fourth Amendment

Vampire movies, books and TV series are all of the rage these days. Guess the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol wanted to get in on the act. Continue reading »