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The National Jurist names WFU Law and Divinity joint degree program among most unique

Wake Forest Law’s JD/mDiv program has been named among 20 most unique joint degree programs by The National Jurist in its most recent issue. Continue reading »

Women in Law, Pre-Law Society to host author Susan Smith Blakely on Wednesday, Oct. 22

Wake Forest Law Professor and WFU Pre-Law Adviser Laura Graham (’94), along with Women in Law and the Pre-Law Society, will host author and speaker Susan Smith Blakely from 5-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. Blakely’s presentation is entitled, “Overcoming Challenges for Women Lawyers.” Continue reading »

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Law library specialist, designer and artist Holly Swenson leaves her mark on the walls of Worrell

There’s no doubt that Holly Swenson is creative. As a library specialist and graphic designer for Wake Forest Law, she puts her talents to work on the school’s alumni magazine, “The Jurist,” as well as variety of print and online pieces. Her latest work won’t fit on a screen or in a magazine however. In fact, it takes up an entire wall.  Continue reading »

Members of the Moldova Congressional Delegation visited N.C. government officials in Raleigh on Monday, Sept. 29. From left: Oxana Gumennaia, Vitalie Mester, Deputy N.C. Secretary of State Rodney Maddox, N.C. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, Brian Anderson, Brian Anderson, Ana Furtuna, Natalia Molosag and Alexandra Sian

Congressional delegation from Moldova to visit Wake Forest Law on Thursday, Oct. 2

A U.S. Congressional Open World Delegation from Moldova is scheduled to visit Wake Forest Law on Thursday, Oct. 2, as part of Adjunct Professor Ellen Gelbin’s arbitration and mediation course.

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Speakers announced for 10th annual Converge South tech conference to be held at Wake Forest Law on Friday, Oct. 17

Want to learn more about “when social hits the fan” and “the vanity of social media”? What about what to do when your audience doesn’t want to engage or the forces of disruptive innovation? Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law ranks among top health care law programs

Wake Forest School of Law has been ranked among the top schools for health care law by Law Street Media. Continue reading »

Hooding Ceremony

Wake Forest University School of Law to confer hoods on the largest class of international graduates on May 18-19

The Wake Forest University School of Law will confer hoods on its largest class of international graduates on May 18-19, 2014.

The Hooding Program is scheduled to begin at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, in Wait Chapel. Thirty international Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, Juris Doctor (JD) candidates, and Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates will receive hoods. That is compared to 24 international graduates in 2013, which included the law school’s first Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (S.J.D.).

In another first for the law school in 120 years, the Hooding Program will be webcast live via the Internet so that family and friends of the graduates who are unable to attend in person can view the ceremony. The Livestream link is . The law school is the first WFU graduate school to offer a live webcast of its Hooding Ceremony in the history of the university. Viewers of the Livestream may refer to the Hooding program in PDF on the Wake Forest University website here. Continue reading »

Professor Wilson Parker conducts a class of undergraduate students as part of the Law School's pre-law school program.

Summer pre-law program provides law school ‘test-drive’ for undergraduates

Wake Forest Law will once again offer a Summer Pre-law Program for undergraduates taught by Law Professors Wilson Parker and Chris Coughlin, and Communication Professors Jarrod Atchison and John Llewellyn.The program consists of two courses that will be taught in the law school but will qualify for credit from the undergraduate college: “Legal Theory, Practice, and Communication” (Communication 370D) and “Advocacy, Debate, and the Law” (Communication 370E). Continue reading »

WFU Law School Winter

Law school tries to keep advantage in tough market

The vast majority of law schools in the United States are operating at a significant financial loss, according to a survey conducted by a professor of law at the University of Colorado. Continue reading »

ABA Journal calls upcoming BLSA 29th annual scholarship banquet keynote speaker ‘one of most influential federal judges in nation’

Chief Judge Carl Stewart of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is referred to as one of the most influential federal judges in the nation in an ABA Journal article published this month.

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