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Professor Mark Hall quoted in Triad Business Journal regarding proposed health care reform

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program,  is quoted in the following story, “Proposed health care reform could hit Triad households, ” published in the Triad Business Journal on March 21, 2017.

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ABA’s National Mental Health Day celebrated on Tuesday, March 28

Wake Forest Law will celebrate National Mental Health Day on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, with an event sponsored by the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Law Student Division.

Wake Forest Law joins the ABA Law Student Division in educating law students and professionals about the importance of mental health by making special offerings and educational resources, including free food and mental health assessments, available to all law students throughout the day in the Worrell Professional Center.

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U.N. Rapporteur and Professor John Knox authors first-ever human rights and biodiversity report

Professor John Knox, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, was featured in The Huffington Post story, “U.N. Expert: Biodiversity Is Essential To Human Rights,” published on March 17, 2017.

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Professor Beth Hopkins to give keynote address at William & Mary Law’s BLSA event

Retired Professor of Practice Beth Hopkins will be the keynote speaker at Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary’s 22nd Annual Oliver Hill Scholarship Brunch on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Kingsmill Resort.  The event is sponsored by William & Mary’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA).

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Medal of Honor recipient speaks to help raise support for Veterans Legal Clinic

Wake Forest Law welcomed U.S. Army Capt. Florent “Flo” Groberg to the Worrell Professional Center on Wednesday, March 15. His presentation, “Opportunities Earned and Leadership Learned: An American Hero’s Journey,” was co-sponsored by Bank of America in an effort to raise financial support and student engagement for the Veterans Legal Clinic. Capt. Groberg also made a similar presentation later that day at the Wake Forest University Charlotte Center, where he was introduced by former U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Brandon Heffinger (JD ’14). Continue reading »

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Professor Russell Gold quoted by WSJ regarding Gorsuch confirmation hearings

Professor Russell Gold is quoted in the following Wall Street Journal story, “Gorsuch, a Conservative Firebrand in College, Evolved Into a Conciliator,” written by Jess Bravin and published on March 19, 2017. The story was also published on MSN.com. Following is an excerpt:

Those who aren’t sold include Wake Forest University law professor Russell Gold, who clerked for 10th Circuit Judge Carlos Lucero, a Bill Clinton appointee. “Gorsuch was always very careful,” he said. “He always had an eye on the Supreme Court, and was sort of tiptoeing around everything quite carefully to get there.”

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Professor Mark Hall speaks on healthcare at Trump opposition rally, featured in Winston-Salem Journal

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, was featured in the Winston-Salem Journal story, “Iraqi immigrant says High Point welcomed him when he moved to the city,” written by John Hinton and published on March 17, 2017.

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Professor Mark Hall among experts saying ‘Trumpcare’ not good for North Carolina

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, is among experts quoted in the following story, “‘Trumpcare’ not good for N.C., observers say,” written by  and published by The Winston-Salem Chronicle on March 16, 2017.

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Professor Russell Gold’s Washington Law Review article featured on CrimProf Blog

Professor Russell Gold has posted “‘Clientless’ Lawyers” (Washington Law Review, Vol. 92, 2017, Forthcoming) on SSRN and his article was featured on the CrimProf Blog on March 14, 2016, under the post,  ”Gold on ‘Clientless’ Lawyers.” The post follows:

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National Jurist ranks Wake Forest Law among ‘greenest’

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the National Jurist has named Wake Forest Law among the nation’s “greenest” law schools in its Spring 2017 edition.

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