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Pro Bono Project serves Habitat for Humanity clients over Spring Break 2017

During Spring Break 2017, seven students were thrilled to participate in Wake Forest Law’s Spring Break Pro Bono Project.

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Former Associate Dean and Library Director Marian F. Parker (JD ’78) remembered

A graveside memorial service celebrating the life of former Wake Forest Law Associate Dean Marian F. Parker (JD ’78) will be held at 11 a.m. March 17, 2017, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Details can be found on the Hanes Lineberry Funeral Home website.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted in Winston-Salem Journal story about health care act repeal

Professor Mark Hall , director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program is quoted in the following story, “Study: Health care act repeal will cut deep in 5th Congressional District,” written by Richard Craver and published in the Winston-Salem Journal on March 13, 2017.

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AAJ Trial Team sweeps Regional Championship for second year in a row, heads to Regionals for third

For the third time in as many years,  Wake Forest Law’s AAJ Trial Team has won the Regional Championship and is heading for the national competition in April in Cleveland, Ohio. And for the second year in a row, it was an all Wake Forest final round, says AAJ Trial Team Coach Matt Breeding (’06).
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Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Harvard Professor David Wilkins entertained, informed students

Wake Forest Law welcomed Harvard University Professor David Wilkins to deliver the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on March 1, 2017. With charisma and enthusiasm, Professor Wilkins entertained and informed students, faculty and staff members during his presentation “Legal Careers in the Global Age of More for Less: What You Need to Know to Survive and Thrive in Legal Profession 3.0.” Continue reading »

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JBIPL’s 2017 ‘Banking Law’ symposium addresses cyber security, FinTech, community banking

The Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law hosted a symposium, “Banking Law: Current and Future Issues,” which addressed themes including cyber security, FinTech, community banking, among others, on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.

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Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted by BuzzFeed about EPA’s science panels

Professor Sidney Shapiro is quoted in the following story, “EPA’s Science Panel Might Soon Be Stacked With Polluters,” written by Dan Vergano and published on BuzzFeedNews on March 9, 2017.

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Professor John Knox gives annual report to UN Council on Human Rights

Professor John Knox, as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights and the environment, is featured in the release, “Human Rights Council hears presentation of thematic reports by the secretary-general and by the High Commissioner and his Office,” published on March 9, 2017.

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Professor Kami Chavis quoted in Bloomberg BNA regarding online searches of juror information

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, is featured in the following article, “Called for Jury Duty? That Facebook Rant Is Fair Game,” written by Peter Hayes and published by Bloomberg BNA on March 9, 2017. Following is an excerpt:

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Liz McCurry Johnson’s papers featured in Legal Information & Technology eJournal

Liz McCurry Johnson, a reference librarian and member of the law school’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) faculty, has two papers, ”The Practical Obscurity of the Green Screen Terminal: A Case Study on Accessing Jury Selection Data” and ”LexisNexis Risk Management v. N.C. A.O.C: How the N.C. Supreme Court Gutted Open Access in 2016,”   featured in the Legal Information & Technology eJournal and published in Vol. 9 No. 9 of the eJournal on March 8, 2017.

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