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Professor Tim Davis

Professor Timothy Davis quoted about SCOTUS decision on televised college football games

The excitement of watching your favorite college football teams on a big-screen TV. Non-stop action, from kickoffs at noon to contests on the West Coast that start closer to midnight. Blitz coverage of games on a host of television channels. Continue reading »

John Robinson presents a ‘One-Man Play: Clarence Darrow’ on Thursday, Sept. 25

John Robinson, a retired teacher in Winston-Salem, will perform stories of Clarence Darrow’s struggles and triumphs as a Chicago lawyer in a one-man play at Wake Forest Law. The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 25, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center followed by a reception. Continue reading »

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Wake Forest Law welcomes Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77)

Professor Suzanne Reynolds (’77) took the helm as interim dean of the Wake Forest University School of Law on Sept. 1. She replaces former Dean Blake D. Morant, who is now dean of George Washington Law School. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Simmons writes about police accountability and racial bias in New York Times

Most police officers fulfill their duties with professionalism and integrity. But the purity of one individual officer’s motives is not the real issue in the post-Ferguson debate. Rather, there is a broader concern about systemic issues that contribute to racial disparities within our criminal justice system. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox quoted in Media Matters article about climate agreement and the Constitution

Conservative media are suggesting that the Obama administration is “working with foreigners to subvert the Constitution” by seeking a climate agreement with other nations without Senate approval, but legal experts agree that because it is not expected to be legally binding, the accord does not require Senate ratification.

“It’s not unconstitutional…presidents have done it countless times in the past,” said John H. Knox, a UN independent expert on human rights and the environment and professor of international law at Wake Forest University School of Law, in an email to Media Matters. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law recognized by Law Street Media in rankings for four specialty law programs

Wake Forest Law was recognized for many if its specialty law programs in a recent release from Law Street Media.  Of the five specialty programs Law Street Media studied, Wake Forest Law was ranked in four of them – Entertainment Law, Healthcare Law, Intellectual Property Law, and Environmental & Energy Law. Continue reading »

Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein’s article “The Law and Economics of Benchmark Manipulation” is published on Columbia Law School blog

The following post comes to us from Andrew Verstein, Assistant Professor of Law at Wake Forest University School of Law. It is based on his recent article, “The Law and Economics of Benchmark Manipulation,” which is forthcoming in the Boston College Law Review and is available here. Continue reading »

Mayors Allen Joines and Nancy Vaughan to discuss a ‘Tale of Two Cities’ Monday, Sept. 8

Mayors Allen Joines of Winston-Salem and Nancy Vaughan of Greensboro will discuss a “Tale of Two Cities” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8, in Room 1308 of the Worrell Professional Center.  The event is open to all faculty, staff and students. Continue reading »

Adjunct Professor Don Vaughan (’79) quoted about felony criminal defendants ability to waive jury trials in WRAL.com article

Criminal defendants charged with all but the most serious felonies would be able to have a judge, rather than a jury of their peers, decide whether they are guilty or innocent if voters approve a state constitutional amendment on the November ballot. Continue reading »

Richard Dietz ('02)

Richard Dietz (’02) appointed to N.C. Court of Appeals

RALEIGH, N.C. – Gov. Pat McCrory announced today that he will appoint Winston-Salem lawyer Richard Dietz (’02) to the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Dietz will fill the seat of Judge Bob Hunter, Jr., who will become a Justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court on Sept. 6.

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