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Robert Botkin (JD ’18) places second in national Securities Law writing competition

Robert Botkin (JD ’18) has placed second in the 2017 James E. Beckley Writing Competition for his paper titled, “FINRA and the Developing Appointments Clause Doctrine.”

The James E. Beckley Writing Competition is a national Securities Law writing competition conducted by the PIABA Foundation, an organization that promotes investor education. Botkin received a $750 stipend, according to competition organizers.

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Media Roundup for the week of March 16, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of March 16, 2018:  Continue reading »

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OUTLaw’s LGBTQ+ Legal Clinic receives NCBA 2018 Law Student Group Pro Bono Service Award

Wake Forest law school student group OUTLaw’s LGBTQ+ Legal Clinic has been selected by the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Pro Bono Committee to receive the NCBA  2018 Law Student Group Pro Bono Service Award, according to organizers. The LGBTQ+ Legal Clinic will be honored during the 2018 NCBA annual meeting in Wilmington on Friday, June 22.

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2017 National Moot Court champions earn Scribes Brief Writing Award

The brief written by Blake Stafford (JD ‘17), Matt Cloutier (JD ‘17), and Mia Falzarano (JD ‘17), the law school’s 2017 National Moot Court champions, has earned first place in the National Moot Court Competition’s Scribes Brief Writing Award. Continue reading »

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Professor Andrew Verstein presents ‘Privatizing Personalized Law’ on April 27 at University of Chicago Law School symposium

Professor Andrew Verstein will present on the topic of “Privatizing Personalized Law” at the University of Chicago Law School s

ymposium about personalized law

on Friday, April 27, 2018. The event, which continues through Saturday, April 28, 2018, is co-sponsored by the University of Chicago Law Review and the Coase-Sandor Institute. It is free and open to the public.

 

Along with many notable presenters, Professor Verstein will bring his expertise of contract law, corporate law as well as securities and commodities regulation and legislation to the event Friday evening when presenting on the topic of “Privatizing Personal Law.” Continue reading »

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Professor John Korzen named one of North Carolina’s ‘Legal Elite’

Business North Carolina magazine has named Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) one of its “Legal Elite” for 2018, in the Appellate practice category. This is the first year in which Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite has included Appellate practice. Continue reading »

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Jasmine Burgess (JD ‘18) selected by American Constitution Society (ACS) as Next Generation Leader

Wake Forest School of Law’s Jasmine Burgess (JD ‘18) has been selected as an American Constitution Society (ACS) Next Generation Leader based on her active involvement and leadership at the law school.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath participates in debate at Center for Ethics and Leadership (CEL) on April 25

Wake Forest School of Law Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ‘02) will participate in a debate at The Center for Ethics and Leadership on the topic of “Safe Spaces and Trigger Warnings on the American College Campus” from  11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for March 9, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of March 9, 2018: Continue reading »

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AAJ Trial Teams stand out amid competition at one of nation’s toughest regionals

The following post was written by Matt Breeding (JD ’06), adjunct faculty member and coach of the Wake Forest School of Law American Association for Justice (AAJ) Trial Team, following the annual AAJ  Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition  on March 1-4 in Philadelphia.

“Coaching the Wake Forest AAJ trial team is an incredible honor, as it has been for the past 12 years. But coaching this year’s team has been one of the most profoundly impactful experiences of my professional career. Continue reading »