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Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments at Wake Forest Law on Wednesday, Sept. 20

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will hear oral arguments in three cases beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Wake Forest University School of Law in the North Carolina Business Court on the third floor of the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

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Professor Andrew Verstein authors article on Columbia Law’s corporations and capital markets blog

Professor Andrew Verstein authored the following article, “The Corporate Governance of National Security,” published on the Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog on Sept. 14, 2017.  The CLS Blue Sky Blog focuses on Corporations and the Capital Markets.

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Media Roundup for the week of Sept. 15, 2017

Wake Forest University School of Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Sept. 15, 2017. Continue reading »

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Associate Provost Kami Chavis to speak at Congressional Black Caucus Annual Policy Conference on Sept. 22

Associate Provost and Professor Kami Chavis, director of the Criminal Justice Program, will speak on a panel at the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Policy Conference on Friday, Sept. 22.  The event starts at 9 a.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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Drake Law Professor Melissa Weresh (BA ’89) to speak to Wake Forest School of Law faculty, students

Wake Forest School of Law will host visiting distinguished scholar, Professor Melissa Weresh (BA ’89) of Drake University Law School on Thursday, Sept. 14, and and Friday, Sept. 15 thanks in part to a grant from the Association of Legal Writing Directors.

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Media Roundup for the week of Sept. 8, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Sept. 8, 2017: Continue reading »

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Children’s Law Center hosts annual Birthday Blast fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 14

The Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina will host its annual Birthday Blast on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.  The fundraising event will be held at The Millennium Center in downtown Winston-Salem and feature musical guest The Unbroken Circle, a multi-generation string band of Wake Forest University. Wake Forest School of Law’s Child Advocacy Clinic has been part of the Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina since its inception in 1996.

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Wake Forest School of Law graduates have highest bar passage rate among North Carolina law schools

Wake Forest School of Law graduates had the highest overall bar passage rate (which includes repeaters) at 86 percent among North Carolina law schools for the North Carolina bar exam in July 2017. That’s compared with a state overall passage rate of 62 percent, according to the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners.

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Wake Forest School of Law welcomes JD Class of 2020, international students

Wake Forest School of Law’s newest students for the 2017-18 academic year include 152 JDs and 28 international students from 15 countries, including Ukraine, Brazil, China, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Kosovo, Nigeria, England, Lithuania, Italy, Turkey and Japan, across four programs —  LL.M., SJD, Two-Year JD and Visiting International Researcher (VIR).

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Media Roundup for the week of Sept. 1, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Sept. 1, 2017:

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