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Wake Forest Law named among Top 25 law school influencers on Twitter

In a study by Right Relevance, an organization who identifies and ranks top influencers in particular topics on social media platforms, Wake Forest Law’s Twitter account is among the top 25 most influential organizations on Twitter for the topic of “law schools.”

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Jason Benetti (JD ’11) profiled on job as White Sox’s new broadcaster

Jason Benetti (JD ’11) is profiled about his job as the Chicago White Sox’s new broadcaster in the article, “MLB: White Sox’s new broadcaster manages cerebral palsy,” published originally by The Associated Press on Savannah Morning News Online on May 29, 2016.

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Photo: Kora Manheimer, Asheville Citizen-Times

Judge Marvin Pope (JD ’73) brings North Carolina’s second Veterans Treatment Court to Buncombe County

Judge Marvin Pope (JD ’73), the resident Superior Court judge in Buncombe County, North Carolina, introduced the state’s second Veterans Treatment Court earlier this spring, one of only 227 in the country.  His work is profiled in the article, “Living Portrait: Judge Marvin Pope,” written by Kora Manheimer and published originally in the Asheville Citizen-Times on May 27, 2016.

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Tanya Marsh Associate Professor of Law

Professor Tanya Marsh discusses Indiana’s new abortion law in Greensburg Daily News

Professor Tanya Marsh was quoted in the following article, “Abortion law raises new questions about fetal burial,” written by Maureen Hayden and published originally in the Greensburg Daily News on May 31, 2016.

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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis authors op/ed in The Nation on Timothy Foster case and discriminatory jury selection

Professor Kami Chavis authored the following op/ed, “The Supreme Court Didn’t Fix Racist Jury Selection,” originally published in The Nation on May 31, 2016.

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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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein gives lecture on national security and corporate law at Dartmouth’s Political Economy Project

Professor Andrew Verstein gave a lecture titled, “National Security’s Entanglement with Corporate Law,” to the Political Economy Project on Tuesday, May 24, at Dartmouth College. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro named among 20 most-cited administrative law faculty

Professor Sidney Shapiro has been named the 19th most-cited administrative law faculty member from 2010 to 2014 in Brian Leiter’s law school report, published originally on Law Professor Blogs Network on May 24, 2016.  See below for details about the study.

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Professor Michael Curtis

Professor Michael Curtis publishes Wake Forest Law Review article challenging North Carolina’s use of racial political districting

Professor Michael Curtis recently published the law review article, “Using the Voting Rights Act to Discriminate: North Carolina’s Use of Racial Gerrymandering, Two Racial Quotas, Safe Harbors, Shields, and Inoculations to Undermine Multiracial Coalitions and Black Political Power,” in the Wake Forest Law Review.  The abstract and a link to the article were also posted on Election Law Blog by Rick Hasen on June 1, 2016. Continue reading »

Harold Lloyd

Professor Harold Lloyd writes about ‘Religious Hypocrites and Their Timeless Tactics: McCrory, Tartuffe, and House Bill 2′ on The Huffington Post

Professor Harold Lloyd wrote the following blog, “Religious Hypocrites and Their Timeless Tactics: McCrory, Tartuffe, and House Bill,” on The Huffington Post on May 21, 2016.

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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Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox proposes revisions to Paris Agreement component to incorporate ‘strong social and environmental safeguards’

Professor John Knox‘s work as the United Nations special rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment in his proposed revisions to a Paris Agreement component is detailed  in the following article, “Climate negotiators focus on carbon credits, underplay human rights,” written by Wake Forest Professor Justin Catanoso and published originally in Mongabay on May 23, 2016.

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