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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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Hooding Ceremony 2013

The Honorable Justice John L. Murray, former Chief Justice of Ireland, to speak at Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 18

The Honorable Mr. Justice John L. Murray, former Chief Justice of Ireland, will be the speaker for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 18. He will receive an honorary degree at Commencement the following day.

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Wake Forest Law co-sponsors events surrounding the topic of forced sterilization April 4-5

“Scarred For Life: The Legacy of Forced Sterilization at Home and Abroad,” co-sponsored by  Wake Forest Law, will be held Thursday and Friday, April 4-5, on the Wake Forest University Reynolda Campus. The events will focus on issues surrounding forced sterilization in both the national and international arenas.  Continue reading »

Former Interior Secretary and Arizona Gov. Bruce Babbitt to speak about environmental policies on Feb. 7

Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Arizona Gov. Bruce Babbitt is a key player in environmental and energy policies. His tenure as Secretary of the Interior has led to some of the most influential conservation policies.  Babbitt will discuss environmental policies during a question-and-answer session for students at the Wake Forest law school at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, in Room 1301 of the Worrell Professional Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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‘The Changing Face of the U.S. Supreme Court’ topic of the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on Feb. 7

Professor A. E. Dick Howard, the White Burkett Miller Professor of Law and Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, will present the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The title of his presentation, which is free and open to the public, is “The Changing Face of the U.S. Supreme Court.”

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Provost Rogan Kersh

Law school hosts a ‘Conversation With’ Provost Rogan Kersh on Friday, Nov. 30

Wake Forest University School of Law is pleased to announce that Rogan Kersh (’86), the University’s new provost and professor of political science, will participate in the law school’s  “Conversation With”  series at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, in the Worrell Professional Center,  Room 1312.

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Law professor Kelly Pope to screen documentary ‘Crossing the Line’ on Nov. 8 in Brendle Recital Hall

Kelly Pope, adjunct professor of law, will be screening her documentary “Crossing the Line: Ordinary People Committing Extraordinary Crimes” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 ,in the Brendle Recital Hall.

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‘Gaining a Greater Understanding of Domestic Violence:’ CLE training available Friday, Oct. 5, at Worrell Professional Center

Wake Forest University School of Law, the North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Legal Aid of North Carolina will collaborate on a six-hour Continuing Legal Education seminar, “Gaining a Greater Understanding of Domestic Violence,” for attorneys and law students on Friday, Oct. 5, in the WFU Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »