Patriarchal Religion, Sexuality and Gender

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy is hosting its inaugural symposium, “Patriarchal Religion, Sexuality and Gender,” from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 17, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

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Visiting professor gives law students firsthand view of European law

Wake Forest law students have a unique opportunity this semester to learn about European law from a resident expert. Continue reading »

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Law school welcomes director of outreach

Beth Hopkins has been doing pro bono work for as long as she can remember.

“My grandmother did fundraising for a black orphanage, the Virginia Baptist Children’s Home near Richmond (Va.), so we were always involved in projects,” she said. Continue reading »

SBI’s methods stun former FBI official

In his 30-year career, Chris Swecker has pursued crime as a prosecutor, federal agent and, most prominently, a high-ranking FBI official in Charlotte and Washington. Read the full story »

Law school welcomes the class of 2013

Spouses, children, parents and significant others of first-year law and LLM students enjoyed a welcome picnic in the courtyard of the Worrell Professional Center on Friday, Aug. 13, after a day full of orientation activities, which included computer training.  Dinner was followed by twilight tours of campus led by second- and third-year law students.

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Innocence and Justice

No one would believe it. That’s what John Grisham thought when he first heard the stories of Ron Williamson and Dennis Fritz, stories that would eventually become his first and only non-fiction work, “The Innocent Man.” Continue reading »

New Child Advocacy Clinic provides students unique opportunity

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s new Child Advocacy Clinic will give students a unique opportunity to represent children in a variety of legal settings. Continue reading »

Legal research and writing program changes its name

Faculty members of the Wake Forest University School of Law recently approved a change in the name of the “Legal Research & Writing (LRW)” program to “Legal Analysis, Writing, & Research (LAWR).”

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Professor Jennifer Collins named associate provost

Professor of Law Jennifer Collins has been named associate provost for academic initiatives at Wake Forest University.

In her new role, Collins will work with faculty from across the University to develop academic programs. The appointment is for a three-year term. She will retain her title as professor of law and will continue to teach in the law school.

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Carrying on tradition

Wake Forest University School of Law Professor Suzanne Reynolds will begin her term as the law school’s Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs on Thursday, July 1, 2010. Continue reading »