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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Professor Shannon Gilreath, former WFU Professor Robert Beachy to discuss history of sexual identity on Tuesday, Sept. 27

Professor Shannon Gilreath will participate in a discussion about history and sexual identity titled, “Gay Berlin and its Contemporary Aftermath.” The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. It is free and open to the public.

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Kathy “Killian” Noe to give address at WFU School of Divinity Fall Convocation on Thursday, Sept. 8

Kathy “Killian” Noe (’80), founder of Recovery Café, a therapeutic community for men and women recovering from homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges in Seattle, Washington, will deliver Wake Forest University School of Divinity’s Fall Convocation address on Thursday, Sept. 8. Her address is titled, “What The World Needs Now: Building Authentic Community.”

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Wake Forest School of Business to present ‘Personal Concierge or Big Brother?’ moderated panel discussion on Thursday, Sept. 15

“Personal Concierge or Big Brother? Balancing the Possibilities of Big Data with the Need for Privacy” is a moderated panel discussion, sponsored by the BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism in the Wake Forest School of Business. Its objective is to discuss the ethical dilemmas and implications for business uses of data, including but not limited to the landscape of consumer data, consumer privacy, and company policies for handling data.

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