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Media Roundup for the week of March 23, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of March 23, 2018:

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Wake Forest Law Review ranks No. 40 out of best U.S. law reviews

Wake Forest Law Review is ranked No. 40 out of the 100 best law reviews in the country in the following article, “2018 Meta-Ranking of Flagship U.S. Law Reviews,” originally published on PrawfsBlawg on March 21, 2018.

Wake Forest Law Review’s position on this list is demonstrative of the extraordinary effort our members put forth on a daily basis and reflects not only their commitment to fostering meaningful legal scholarship but also their dedication to representing Wake Forest and all it has to offer,” says Editor-in-Chief Mickey Herman (JD ’18).

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Alumni Profile: Daniel Gibson (JD ’15)

Daniel Gibson (JD ’15) may have been the youngest practicing attorney in North Carolina when he started working as an associate at Cannon Law in Statesville in September 2015. Continue reading »

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Professor Harold Lloyd to present keynote at UNC-G’s ‘HB2: History, Legacy, and Impact’ symposium on April 13

Professor Harold Lloyd will be the keynote speaker at the Spring 2018 University of North Carolina-Greensboro (UNC-G) Ashby Dialogues and Symposia event entitled “HB2: History, Legacy, and Impact” set for Friday, April 13, 2018. The symposium begins at 9 a.m. and is located in Cone Ballroom C at UNC-G. Professor Lloyd will present on the topic of “Politics, Journalism, and Truth: The Real Story of HB2.”

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Elder Law Clinic co-sponsors free community ‘Conversation with Friends’ regarding improving long-term residential care on April 24

North Carolina’s leading advocacy organization for advancing the quality of life for long-term care residents, Friends of Residents in Long-Term Care, is holding a community “Conversation with Friends” to invite participants to share concerns and lend a voice to the call for improvements. This free event, co-sponsored by the Elder Law Clinic and AARP,  is set for 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at Hope Presbyterian Church, 2050 N. Peace Haven Road, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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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 »