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Professor Shannon Gilreath speaks about workplace protection for gay couples in WFDD interview

Wedding bells started ringing for gay couples in the Triad late Friday evening. It was a landmark moment, but it won’t end discrimination against gays. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law to host Reclaiming Futures Drug Court with the Honorable Denise Hartsfield (’91) on Oct. 15

As part of Wake Forest Law’s partnership with Reclaiming Futures, a session of teen drug court will be held at the law school from 3 – 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Reclaiming Futures Juvenile Drug Court provides juvenile offenders who are battling with drug problems new opportunities to make a fresh start, according to organizers.

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Professor Omari Simmons’ research interests include corporate governance and education policy.  Prior to joining the Wake Forest Law School faculty in 2006, Professor Simmons worked as corporate counsel for two multinational corporations and as an associate at the law firm of Wilmer Hale in Washington, D.C.

Professor Omari Simmons involved in “Renewing the Search for the Faces at the Bottom of the Well” Summit at UC-Irvine School of Law

On Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, Professor Omari Simmons participated in the “Renewing the Search for the Faces at the Bottom of the Well” Summit at UC-Irvine School of Law.

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Professor Omari Simmons’ research interests include corporate governance and education policy.  Prior to joining the Wake Forest Law School faculty in 2006, Professor Simmons worked as corporate counsel for two multinational corporations and as an associate at the law firm of Wilmer Hale in Washington, D.C.

Professor Omari Simmons presents at ‘I, Too, Am Harvard: The Blacktivism Conference 2014′

Professor Omari Simmons presented at the “I, Too, Am Harvard: The Blacktivism Conference 2014″ on Oct. 11, 2014, at Harvard University. He presented on the link between higher education access and racial justice in the 21st century.

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Former Innocence and Justice Clinic students return to present defense in Winston-Salem murder case

Wake Forest Law Professor Mark Rabil, director of the law school’s Innocence and Justice Clinic, says this story in the Winston-Salem Journal showcases the clinic’s work and the fact that the outcome is not always as important as the process. Continue reading »

Wake Forest law professor Harold Lloyd poses in the Worrell Professional Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Professor Harold Lloyd presents at the 2014 Retail Law Conference in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, Oct. 17

Professor Harold Lloyd will present “Legal Ethics in a Technology Driven World” at the 2014 Retail Law Conference in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, Oct. 17. The conference sponsor is the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). Other speakers include N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper, Gaither Keener, Chief Legal Officer of Lowes, and Lee Cheng, Chief Legal Officer of newegg.com. Continue reading »

Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein presents at the 2014 International Business Law Scholars’ Roundtable and Midwest Law and Economics Association meeting

Professor Andrew Verstein presents “Benchmark Manipulation” at the 2014 International Business Law Scholars’ Roundtable at Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Friday, Oct. 10. Continue reading »
Professor Eugene Mazo

Professor Gene Mazo’s campaign finance article listed on SSRN’s Top 10 download list

A paper written by Wake Forest Law Professor Eugene Mazo, “The Disappearance of Corruption and the New Path Forward in Campaign Finance,” has been listed on the Social Science Research Network’s (SSRN) Top 10 download list for the topic of Campaign Finance Law and Policy and also on SSRN’s Top 10 download list for the category of Corruption. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons named director of Wake Forest Law’s new Criminal Justice Program

This fall, Wake Forest Law is introducing its Criminal Justice Program, which is designed to facilitate critical thinking and scholarly engagement surrounding criminal justice systems in the United States.

The Criminal Justice Program offers students interested in criminal justice an opportunity to engage in theoretical and practical dialogue about these issues to enhance their doctrinal classroom experiences.

“The Program will publicize the scholarship, advocacy efforts and policy work of people within and outside the legal academy on a variety of criminal justice topics,” says Executive Dean for Academic Affairs Ron Wright. “We believe this will enrich the student experience at Wake Forest Law.”

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77) moderates N.C. Supreme Court Candidate Roundtable

Missed the N.C. Supreme Court Candidates Roundtable? Watch it online

Wake Forest Law and the N.C. Center for Voter Education co-hosted a 2014 N.C. Supreme Court Candidates Roundtable on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Worrell Professional Center. Six of the eight candidates participated in the question-and-answer event that was moderated by Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), a 2008 N.C. Supreme Court candidate. Continue reading »