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Professor Kami Chavis quoted in Bloomberg BNA regarding online searches of juror information

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, is featured in the following article, “Called for Jury Duty? That Facebook Rant Is Fair Game,” written by Peter Hayes and published by Bloomberg BNA on March 9, 2017. Following is an excerpt:

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Liz McCurry Johnson’s papers featured in Legal Information & Technology eJournal

Liz McCurry Johnson, a reference librarian and member of the law school’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) faculty, has two papers, ”The Practical Obscurity of the Green Screen Terminal: A Case Study on Accessing Jury Selection Data” and ”LexisNexis Risk Management v. N.C. A.O.C: How the N.C. Supreme Court Gutted Open Access in 2016,”   featured in the Legal Information & Technology eJournal and published in Vol. 9 No. 9 of the eJournal on March 8, 2017.

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Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series hosts Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ’00), vice president and general counsel of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, on April 5

Corena Norris-McCluney (JD ’00), vice president and general counsel of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, will speak at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312, as part of the Business Law Program’s Sager Speaker Series. Lunch and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will be served.

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Professor John Knox among UN Human Rights experts urging Vietnam government to release popular blogger

Professor John Knox is among a group of UN human rights experts urging the Vietnam government to release a popular blogger in the following story, “Viet Nam: UN experts urge Government to release blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’,”  published by the UN News Centre on March 8, 2017.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted on what ACA reform may mean for N.C. Medicaid expansion

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, is quoted in the following story, “U.S. House ACA reform may turn up heat on N.C. Medicaid expansion,” written by Richard Craver and published in the Winston-Salem Journal and the Greensboro News and Record on March 8, 2017.

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Sign up today for free webinars available for professionals working in health law and policy, human resources on March 23, April 4

Need to learn more about what’s new in telehealth or what HR professionals can expect under the Trump Administration?

Wake Forest Law’s online only Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree and certificate program is offering two free, lunchtime webinars on March 23 and April 4 for professionals working in health law and policy and human resources.

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National Jurist names Sarah Saint (JD ’17) ‘Law Student of the Year’

The National Jurist has named Huntsville, Alabama-native Sarah Saint (JD ’17) “Law Student of the Year” in the following story, “Law Students of the Year: Sarah Saint, Wake Forest University,” written by Mike Stetz and published on March 8, 2017.

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Professor Michael Curtis discusses First Amendment Defense Act on ‘The Public Morality’ radio show

Professor Michael Curtis is featured on March 7, 2017, on the WSNC radio show,  “The Public Morality,”  discussing the First Amendment Defense Act along with the 14th Amendment, among others. Listen to Episode 48 of the show on SoundCloud.

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Liz McCurry Johnson’s paper on teaching legal research, writing listed on SSRN’s Top Ten downloads, featured on Legal Skills Prof Blog

Liz McCurry Johnson, a reference librarian and member of the law school’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) faculty, has a paper, ”A Case Study: Teaching Legal Research and Writing in a Fully Integrated Way,” which has been listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for the LSN: Education Research (Topic) and Legal Writing eJournal. It also caught the attention of the Legal Skills Prof Blog.

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Professor Kami Chavis participates in March 9 national symposium on policing in Washington, D.C.

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, will participate in the “ACS National Event: Symposium on Policing in a New Political Era” from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event will be available via Livestreaming  on the American Constitution Society’s website.

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