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Media Roundup for week of April 6, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 6, 2018:

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Kevin Rice (JD ’18) is always on offense, in the classroom and on the field

Kevin Rice (JD ‘18) juggles a busy and competitive life, both as a Wake Forest School of Law student and a captain and the lead scorer for a professional lacrosse team, the Atlanta Blaze. This future attorney faces challenges both on and off the field, yet manages to maintain a successful academic and athletic balance with the offensive drive required for both of his passions. Continue reading »

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Professor Gregory Parks admitted to U.S. Supreme Court Bar

Professor Gregory Parks, the law school’s Associate Dean of Research, Public Engagement, and Faculty Development, was sworn in to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) Bar  on March 26, 2018, along with 10 other members of the ABA Judicial Division, which sponsored the bar admittees. Continue reading »

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Hailey Cleek (JD ’19) wins 2018 Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights Law

Hailey Cleek (JD/MA ’19) is the first place winner of the 2018 Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights Law, co-sponsored by If/When/How, the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR), and the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice at Berkeley Law (CRRJ). Continue reading »

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Tim Misner (JD ’20) wins 47th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition

Tim Misner (JD ’20) of Chicago, Illinois, won the 47th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round on Thursday, April 5, 2018, in the Worrell Professional Center.

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‘Celebrating Earth Week: Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy with the Trump Administration’ panel discussion set for Wednesday, April 18

As part of Earth Week, the Wake Forest School of Law will host a moderated panel discussion about environmental and natural resources law and policy under the Trump Administration entitled, “Celebrating Earth Week: Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy with the Trump Administration,” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Room 1312, Worrell Professional Center. The program, which is free and open to the public, is supported in part by the Office of the Provost and in collaboration with the Center for Energy, the Environment and Sustainability (CEES). Continue reading »

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Professor Kami Chavis joins panel discussion at police misconduct symposium April 4

Professor Kami Chavis, associate provost for academic initiatives and director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, will discuss the future roles of the federal government in police reform at the University of Illinois College of Law symposium, “Federal Responses to Police Misconduct: Possibilities and Limits.” The events starts at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, in the Max. L. Rowe Auditorium.

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Alumni in the News for March 2018

Wake Forest School of Law alumni are featured regularly in the media. Following is a roundup of news mentions from March 2018:

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Professor Mark A. Hall releases study that asks ‘Do States Regret Expanding Medicaid Reform?’

Mark A. Hall, professor of Law and Public Health and Nonresident Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at The Brookings Institution, has released a study entitled, “Do States Regret Expanding Medicaid?” The issue brief  is the product of Wake Forest Law’s Health Law and Policy Program, which Professor Hall directs.
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Professor Barbara Lentz receives Spring 2018 Innovative Teaching Award

Professor Barbara Lentz has been awarded the Wake Forest University Spring 2018 Innovation Teaching Award for her efforts to bring innovation and real-world application of law to the classroom. Professor Lentz will be among those recognized at a reception and celebration for the 2018 Innovative Teaching Award recipients at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in the Teaching and Learning Collaborative Faculty Lounge of ZSR Library.

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