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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 »

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Pro Bono Project Expungement Clinics inform community members about new N.C. laws

Some 175 Winston-Salem area residents learned more about recent changes in the laws in North Carolina regarding expungements at a Wake Forest School of Law Expungement Clinic information session held in partnership with the local chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Minister’s Conference of Winston-Salem on Feb. 24, 2018, according to organizers. Continue reading »

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Help Wake Forest School of Law feed the hungry while keeping its ‘Legal Feeding Frenzy’ winning streak

Wake Forest School of Law is looking for donations to keep up its winning streak as the largest law school contributor to the North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyer’s DivisionLegal Food Frenzy (LFF)” fundraiser. The annual food drive held in conjunction with continues through March 31, 2018. Participants are encouraged to donate monetarily online or drop off food items in boxes located in the Law School Commons. Continue reading »

Wake Forest School of Law team participates in 30th annual Domenick L. Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition

Wake Forest School of Law was among 20 law schools represented at Albany Law School’s 30th Annual Domenick L. Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition on March 1-3, 2018, that included 24 teams from across the U.S.

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Gabrielli Moot Court Team Alexia Martin, Jonathan Patton and Caitlin Bush

In keeping with Wake Forest law school’s longstanding tradition of providing a strong representation at this competition the team of Caitlin Bush (JD ’19), Alexia Martin (JD ’19) and Jonathan Patton (JD ’20) advanced to the octofinals at the competition and was ranked as a seventh seed.

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Media Roundup for the week of March 2, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of March 2, 2018. Continue reading »