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Professor Eugene Mazo makes presentation on campaign finance at American Constitution Society’s Convention

Professor Eugene Mazo made a presentation on campaign finance at the American Constitution Society’s 2014 Annual Convention held June 19-21, 2014, in Washington, D.C. While there, Mazo presented a paper at the “ACS Scholars’ Schmooze.” The “Schmooze” events were started more than 20 years ago by Professor Mark Tushnet of Harvard Law School and invite leading scholars to showcase their work. Mazo’s presentation was entitled “Avoiding Supreme Injustice: A Way Around the Supreme Court for Campaign Finance Reform(ers).” Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law ranks among top Intellectual Property programs

Wake Forest Law ranks among the top Intellectual Property Law programs in a new set of comprehensive rankings released this week by Law Street Media. Continue reading »

Don Cowan (B.A. ’65, J.D. ’68) receives Judge John J. Parker Award, N.C. Bar Association’s highest honor

J. Donald Cowan Jr. (B.A. ’65, J.D. ’68) of Raleigh is the 36th recipient of the Judge John J. Parker Award, the highest honor presented by the North Carolina Bar Association. The award was presented on Saturday morning, June 21, at the N.C. Bar Association (NCBA) Annual Meeting in Wilmington by Rhoda Billings (’66), past president of the NCBA.

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'Big Brother' Chad Brown (right) and Erik, his 'Little Brother.'

Chad Brown (’01, JD ’06) receives statewide honor from Big Brothers Big Sisters

Mentoring matters to Chad Brown (’01, JD ’06), who is North Carolina’s Big Brother of the Year for Big Brothers Big Sisters Services. He also won the Forsyth County Governor’s Volunteer Services Mentor Award. Continue reading »

Reckless premieres on CBS on June 29 and features WFU Law as the alma mater of the male lead character.

Scott Davis (MBA ’89, JD ’94) inspires Wake Forest Law’s role in new CBS show ‘Reckless’

Scott Davis (MBA ’89, JD ’94) has extended his loyalty to his alma mater all the way to Hollywood. His longtime girlfriend, Dana Stevens, is a screenwriter and creator/executive producer/writer of the new television series, “Reckless,” that CBS is airing the pilot on Sunday, June 29, at 9 p.m. (EST). In the storyline, Stevens makes the male lead character, Roy Rayder, a Wake Forest Law graduate. Continue reading »

Journal Photo by Andrew Dye -- 10/04/12 - Mark Rabil(left), the director of the Wake Forest University Innocence and Justice Clinic and Darryl Hunt, the Director of the Darryl Hunt Project, pose for a portrait at the Wake Forest University Innocence and Justice Clinic.

Innocence and Justice Clinic Director Mark Rabil and Darryl Hunt to speak at Arizona Public Defenders Association annual conference on June 26

The Arizona Public Defenders Association (APDA) has invited Wake Forest Law  Innocence and Justice Clinic Director Mark Rabil and exoneree Darryl Hunt to speak at its annual conference in Phoenix, Ariz., on Thursday, June 26. Rabil is an assistant capital defender in Forsyth County whose zealous advocacy led to the release and exoneration of Hunt after 19 years of incarceration. Continue reading »

Catharine Biggs Arrowood (’73, ’76) sworn in as N.C. Bar Association’s newest president

Catharine Biggs Arrowood (B.A. ’73, J.D. ’76), a partner with the Parker Poe law firm in Raleigh, was sworn in Saturday, June 21, 2014, as the N.C. Bar Association’s newest president. Arrowood, 62, is the association’s 120th president and only the fifth woman to hold the post since the organization’s founding in 1899. For the next year, she will lead an organization with 20,000 active members. Continue reading »

WFU alumni to be recognized at North Carolina Bar Association’s annual meeting June 19-22

Several Wake Forest University alumni will receive awards at the North Carolina Bar Association’s 116th annual meeting June 19-22, 2014, at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in Wilmington.

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More than a dozen 2014 J.D. graduates receive judicial clerkships

Among the Wake Forest Law J.D. 2014 graduates,  13 have received judicial clerkships, according to the law school’s Office of Career and Professional Development. Continue reading »

Professor Abigail Perdue

Professor Abigail Perdue presents paper on gender polarization in higher education at AALS workshop

Wake Forest Law Professor Abigail Perdue gave a presentation on gender polarization in higher education at an American Association of Law Schools workshop on Saturday, June 7, in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »