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Professor Tim Davis

Wake Forest Law professor, third-year law student featured speakers at 2015 Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 17

The Class of 2015 has spoken and has chosen Professor Timothy Davis and Kenny Cushing (JD ’15) to be the speakers for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons to testifies in Washington, D.C., regarding body-mounted police cameras on Thursday, May 7

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of  Wake Forest Law’s Criminal Justice Program, will testify before the Washington, D.C., City Council’s Judiciary Committee regarding the use of body-mounted cameras on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox tells Triad Business Journal that Kenyan activist left mark on him during United Nations work

In his role as an expert on human rights and the environment for the United Nations, Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox has traveled the world and seen firsthand the human impact of environmental change. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox tells U.N. Radio incremental increases in global warming can impact human rights

Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox tells the United Nations Radio that increases in global warming of even half of a degree Celsius impact people’s ability to enjoy their human rights. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall tells New York Times there is a need to standardize medical billing

Professor Mark Hall tells the New York Times’ there is certainly a need to standardize billing in the following story that ran in the New York Times on Sunday, May 3, here.

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Angie Cecil (’00, JD ‘08) receives Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Service in Freedom of Information Act Administration

Angie (Wood) Cecil (’00, JD ‘08) is among the recipients of the Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Service in Freedom of Information Act Administration. Cecil works in Washington, D.C., for the Department of Justice as Senior Supervisory Counsel. Continue reading »

Wake Forest University researchers release study on ‘Medicaid Reform Options for North Carolina’

Wake Forest Law’s Mark A. Hall, Professor of Law & Public Health, and Edwin Shoaf (’14), Health Law and Policy Research Associate, released a study entitled, “Medicaid Reform Options for North Carolina,” on Friday, May 1. The study is the product of Wake Forest Law’s soon-to-be announced Health Law and Policy Program. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons interviewed by Huffington Post Live regarding Baltimore curfews

Criminal Justice Program Director and Professor Kami Chavis Simmons was featured in a live interview by Huffington Post Live on Monday, May 4, 2015. The segment, “Baltimore’s Curfews And The Socioeconomic Divide,” was lead by interviewer and HuffPost producer, Ricky Camilleri, and featured Philip Stinson, Criminal Justice Professor, Bowling Green State University and Mandla Deskins, National Organizer for Region 7 (D.C., Baltimore, Va.), NAACP, along with Professor Simmons. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox tells Reuters global warming negatively affects the full enjoyment of a wide range of human rights

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Holding global warming to a 2-degree Celsius temperature rise – the cornerstone of an expected new global climate agreement in December – will fail to prevent many of climate change’s worst impacts, a group of scientists and other experts, including Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox, warned Friday in a Reuters story here. Continue reading »

The National Jurist: WFU Law among schools with most improved employment rate

Mike Stetz of The National Jurist writes, “Wake Forest University School of Law saw the biggest jump of all law schools in the percentage of recent grads landing full-time, long-term jobs.”

His original story from May 1 follows: While the nation’s law schools collectively saw a slight uptick in employment success for their grads from 2014 compared to 2013, some schools managed to do much better than average. Why? A better job market, more aggressive career services programs and student grit were among the answers. Continue reading »