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D.C. Court of Appeals Chief Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby to give Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, March 27

Chief Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby of the Washington, D.C., Court of Appeals will give the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture at noon on Tuesday, March 27, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

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‘Conversation With’ Committee welcomes the NAACP LDF’s Sherrilyn Ifill to speak on Tuesday, March 13

Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP LDF)’s Legal Defense and Educational Fund, will speak to students and staff as part of Wake Forest School of Law’s “Conversation With” speaker series at noon on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public.

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Adjunct Professor Raina Haque to discuss blockchain technology at TEDx Wake Forest on Feb. 17

Raina Haque, an adjunct professor at Wake Forest School of Law, will discuss blockchain technology at TEDx Wake Forest that will be held from 12-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Wait Chapel.

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VALOR to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week Nov. 7-9 with panel discussion, Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony

The Veterans Advocacy Legal Organization (VALOR) will sponsor a number of events at the law school to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week from Nov. 7-9, 2017. The events will include a panel discussion and a Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony.

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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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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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Professors continue discussion on ‘What Will Happen in the Trump Administration?’ on Monday, Feb. 13

Wake Forest Law professors will follow up Feb. 2′s panel discussion on “What Will Happen in the Trump Administration?” with a second panel discussion focusing on climate change, immigration and health and safety regulations at noon on Monday, Feb. 13, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. For those who can’t attend in person, the event will be live webcast and recorded. The event is free and open to the Wake Forest University community. Lunch will be served.

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Harvard Law Professor David Wilkins to present Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, March 1

Professor David Wilkins will deliver the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture, “Legal Careers in the Global Age of More for Less: What You Need to Know to Survive and Thrive in Legal Profession 3.0,” at noon on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

There will be a reception for students, faculty and alumni at 4:30 p.m. in the Law Commons.

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Law professors to speak Tuesday, Jan. 17, on environmental policies under Trump Administration

In January 2017, Republicans will control the White House and both branches of Congress, which suggests a vastly different outlook for the United States on issues related to the environment, climate change and energy.

The Wake Forest University Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) has gathered environmental, political and academic experts from Wake Forest Law to explain how the United States’ environmental policy will take shape under the Trump Administration. The event, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at the Byrum Welcome Center.

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Professor Harold Lloyd to participate in N.C. House Bill 2 public forum on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Wake Forest

Wake Forest Law is co-sponsoring a public forum on North Carolina House Bill 2 that will be held from 1:45-3:15 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, in Carswell Hall’s Annenberg Forum. The event is free and open to the Wake Forest University community and public.

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