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Wake Forest Law featured in The Huffington Post for assisting ex-con with presidential pardon application

Wake Forest Law School was featured in the following article, “Ex-Con Asks Obama for Pardon,” originally published in The Huffington Post on May 16, 2016.

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Wake Forest Law featured in NPR story about law schools accepting GRE scores instead of LSAT scores

Wake Forest Law was featured in the following story, “Forget the LSAT. This Law School Will Accept Your GRE Scores,” originally broadcast on National Public Radio on May 16, 2016. The story was also broadcast on New Hampshire Public Radio, KALW in San Francisco and several other radio stations across the country.

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Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox discusses the need for social and environmental safeguards on Human Rights Watch

Professor John Knox was featured in the following article, “Dispatches: Protecting the Climate, Protecting Human Rights,” originally published on Human Rights Watch on May 16, 2016. The story was also published on ReliefWeb.int.

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Thomas J. DesRosier (JD ’80) named chief legal officer and executive vice president of Seres Therapeutics Inc.

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Thomas J. DesRosier (JD ’80) was named as chief legal officer and executive vice president at Seres Therapeutics Inc. according to the following article, “Seres Therapeutics Announces Appointment of Thomas J. DesRosier as Chief Legal Officer and Executive Vice President,” originally published on Reuters.com on May 16, 2016. The appointment was also reported by CNBC.com, PharmaVoice.com, TMCNet.com, the Daily Herald, MorningStar.com, Business Wire, BioSpace and Benzinga.com.

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Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh discusses Indiana’s new abortion law in The Atlantic

Professor Tanya Marsh was quoted in the following article, “State-Mandated Mourning for Aborted Fetuses,” originally published in The Atlantic on May 14, 2016.

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Ashley Escoe (JD ‘16) and Rolf Garcia-Gallont (JD ’16) argue in Fourth Circuit for Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Rolf Garcia-Gallont (JD ’16), Professor John Korzen (JD '91) and Ashley Escoe (JD ‘16)

Rolf Garcia-Gallont (JD ’16), Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) and Ashley Escoe (JD ‘16)

Ashley Escoe (JD ’16) and Rolf Garcia-Gallont (JD ’16) argued on May 10, 2016, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Virginia, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic. Continue reading »

Hooding 2016

Wake Forest Law celebrates first JD/MDiv and JD/MaSus dual degrees, first female SJD degree holder and confers hoods on 200-plus graduates

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on more than 200 graduates on Sunday, May 15, including 184 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 16 international Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, 11 Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and two Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The school conferred hoods on the first two JD/MDiv dual degree graduates, Ashley Escoe of Arnoldsville, Georgia, and Marie Nkonge of Greensboro, North Carolina, and the first JD/MaSUS dual degree graduate, Nicholas Griffin of Fox Island, Washington. In addition, the law school conferred a hood on its first female SJD, Danya Abdulrahman Bin Mahatsin of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro discusses hidden banking regulations in the Charlotte Observer

Professor Sidney Shapiro co-authored the following article, “How a hidden clause helps banks and others rip you off,” originally published in the Charlotte Observer on May 12, 2016.

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Law Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD '02), is also Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wake Forest University

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) discusses hidden costs of HB 2 in The High Point Enterprise

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) was quoted in the article, “Overlooked cost of HB2 will be real, but hard to calculate,” originally published in The High Point Enterprise on May 12, 2016. Access to the full article requires a subscription.

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Cindy Reid (JD ’85) announced as next town attorney for Davidson, North Carolina

Cindy Reid (JD ’85) was announced as the new town attorney for Davidson, North Carolina in the following article, “Cindy Reid will replace Rick Kline as Davidson town attorney,” originally published in the Charlotte Observer on May 11, 2016.

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