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Law professors to speak Tuesday, Jan. 17, on environmental policies under Trump Administration

In January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change and energy.

The Wake Forest University Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) has gathered environmental, political and academic experts from Wake Forest Law to explain how the United States’ environmental policy will take shape under the Trump Administration. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at the Byrum Welcome Center. To attend, RSVP here.

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Professor Tanya Marsh quoted on PBS Newshour

Professor Tanya Marsh is quoted in the following story, “She took her amputated leg home, and you can too,” by Kristin Hugo published by PBS Newshour on Jan. 4, 2017.

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Winston-Salem Journal references Professor Mark Hall’s North Carolina Medicaid expansion study

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, released a study regarding North Carolina Medicaid expansion in January 2016 that is referenced in the following story, “Cooper to pursue Medicaid expansion by nearly 500,000 people despite stiff GOP opposition,” written by Richard Craver and published in the Winston-Salem Journal on Jan. 4, 2017.

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Professor John Knox, a United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, calls for protection of environmental defenders

Professor John Knox, the Henry C. Lauerman Professor of International Law at Wake Forest University School of Law, spoke at the 13th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity. Professor Knox specifically addressed government responsibility in protecting the environment and human rights.

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Professor Harold Lloyd organizes publication of Wake Forest Law Review’s ‘Revisiting Langdell: Legal Education Reform and the Lawyer’s Craft’

Professor Harold Lloyd, an associate professor of legal analysis and writing at Wake Forest University School of Law, organized the publication of Revisiting Langdell: Legal Education Reform and the Lawyer’s Craft, a book that reproduces Volume 51 of the 2015 Wake Forest Law Review Symposium on Langdell and legal education reform.

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Professor Tanya Marsh co-authors book, ‘Real Property for the Real World: Building Skills Through Case Study’, and contributes to national conversation on fetal burial laws

Professor Tanya Marsh co-authored Real Property for the Real World: Building Skills Through Case Study, a first-of-its-kind book which features eight in-depth case studies based on real cases, real people, real documents, and real problems.

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Garland Yates (JD ’76) featured in Asheboro Courier-Tribune as one of North Carolina’s longest-serving DAs

Former Randolph County District Attorney Garland Yates (JD ’76), one of the longest-serving district attorneys in North Carolina, is featured in the following story, “Yates retires after 36 years as DA,” written by Larry Penkava and published by the Asheboro Courier-Tribune on Jan. 3, 2017.

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Politico reports Josh Pitcock (JD ’01) expected to be named chief of staff for Vice President elect Mike Pence

Politico reports that Vice President elect Mike Pence is expected to name Josh Pitcock (JD ’01) as his chief of staff in the following story written by Matthew Nussbaum and published on Jan. 3, 2017.

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Professor Andrew Verstein blogs about the Salman Personal Benefit Standard for Tipping Liability

Professor Andrew Verstein had the following blog post, “The Salman Personal Benefit Standard for Tipping Liability,” published on Stephen Bainbridge’s Journal of Law, Religion, Politics, and Culture here on Jan. 2, 2017.

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Professors Mark Rabil, Kimberly Stevens (JD ’92) featured in USA Today

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Innocence and Justice Program, is featured in the following story about Adjunct Professor Kimberly C. Stevens (JD ’92), originally written by Tonya Maxwell of the Asheville Citizen-Times here, which was also published in USA Today here on Jan. 2, 2017.

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