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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons to speak at George Washington Law School on April 2 regarding White House Task Force policing report

Wake Forest Law Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, Director of the Criminal Justice Program, will speak on a panel regarding the White House Task Force on 21st Century Policing’s report on Thursday, April 2, at George Washington Law School in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox named first United Nations Human Right Council special rapporteur on human rights and the environment

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox has been named the first special rapporteur on human rights and the environment to the United Nations. Knox has served as the first Independent Expert on human rights and the environment to the United Nations since 2012.  Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law to host a ‘Conversation With’ Gene Boyce (’56) on Wednesday, April 8

Wake Forest Law will host G. Eugene “Gene” Boyce (’56) as part of its “Conversation With” series at noon on Wednesday, April 8, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

Qiuge-Xiao (LLM '15)

Qiuge Xiao (LLM ’15) to intern for United Nations Yearbook Unit in summer of 2015

Qiuge Xiao (LLM ’15), a resident of the Qinghai province in China, knew she wanted to travel abroad to study international law, specifically human rights and environmental law. When she discovered the LL.M. at Wake Forest Law, she decided it was the best place for her to learn about her passions.

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Wake Forest history professor Ed Hendricks outside Tribble Hall on Tuesday, April 21, 2009.

Former Professor Ed Hendricks, author of law school’s centennial book, was part of Wake Forest history

Much of J. Edwin Hendricks’ life story can be gleaned from the last four digitals of his home telephone number: 1834.

It seems fitting that those four numbers – the year of Wake Forest’s founding – belonged to a historian who loved Wake Forest’s history and who was one of the longest serving professors in the University’s history.

Hendricks, who retired in 2009, died March 27 in Winston-Salem. He was 79.

“He was one of the most gentle, intelligent, considerate people I have ever known,” said Chris Hendricks, one of his three children. “He loved his students and Wake Forest.”

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Wake Forest Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Team

Wake Forest team comes in a close second at Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Competition

Lauren Emery (’16), Joey Greener (’16) and Dan Menken (’16) finished second out of 28 teams at the fifth annual Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Competition on on March 27-28 hosted by Elon Law School in Greensboro, N.C. Continue reading »

Journal of Law and Policy symposium keynote says Civil Rights Act of 1964 fundamentally shaped American lives

The Civil Rights Act should not be taken for granted. That’s the message the Journal of Law and Policy’s keynote speaker Barbara Arnwine stressed at the journal’s recent symposium, ”50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act: Looking Back & Moving Forward,” held on March 20, 2015, in the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein’s article ‘Insider Trading in Commodities Markets’ to be published in Virgina Law Review

Professor Andrew Verstein‘s article, “Insider Trading in Commodities Markets,” will be published in the Virginia Law Review. Professor Verstein teaches Business Associations, Contracts, Financial Services Regulation and Securities Regulation. Verstein’s research focuses on financial regulation and contract law. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall tells NPR’s Marketplace health insurance companies are healthy

Professor Mark Hall tells NPR’s Marketplace Dan Gorenstein in this story that despite a rough few years, health insurance companies have weathered the storm. On Thursday, a new report out from the Commonwealth Fund finds the health insurance industry is doing just fine, thank you very much. Continue reading »

Andrew Powell (JD/MBA ’15) among Wake Forest team that takes second at Healthcare Strategy Competition

Wake Forest University School of Business held its sixth annual Healthcare Strategy Conference and Case Competition March 13-14, 2015. The event features a student-run competition and conference, hosted by the School and Wake Forest Innovations. Wake Forest School of Law’s JD/MBA Andrew Powell (’15) is one of the students on the Wake Forest team that took second at Healthcare Strategy Competition Continue reading »