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U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to hold oral arguments at WFU Law School on Friday

A panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will hold oral arguments in three cases at the Wake Forest University School of Law on Friday, March 27.

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WFU Law co-hosts national Tort Symposium April 2-3

Wake Forest University School of Law, University of Texas School of Law, and The American Law Institute co-hosted a symposium on April 2-3 concerning the Third Restatement of Torts. The American Law Institute’s efforts to prepare updated principles for negligence and strict liability claims have been in process for more than a dozen years. Now, with only a Chapter that addresses the modern developments in land possessor’s duties remaining to be approved at the ALI’s annual meeting in May, this monumental effort will be completed.

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Chief U.S. District Court Judge teaches criminal sentencing course at WFU School of Law

Wake Forest University School of Law students have a rare opportunity this semester to learn the ins and outs of criminal sentencing from a sitting judge.

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Professor John Korzen to kick off spring semester SCOTUS talks

Professor John Korzen will kick off the law school’s “SCOTUS Talks” speaker’s series for students this spring at noon on Wednesday, March 18, in Room 1312.

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WFU Law School to sponsor Discover Law Day on March 16

The Wake Forest Law School Admissions Office will host Discover Law Day on Monday, March 16, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Anyone with an interest in law school, including high school students, is encouraged to attend. Speakers will include law students, faculty and alumni.

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Judge Josefina Muniz Rendon to discuss multiculturalism on March 19

Judge Josefina Muniz Rendon will present “Effective Representation in a Multicultural Community” on Thursday, March 19, at noon in Room 1301 of the Worrell Professional Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Wake Forest Law Review hosts 22nd annual Business Law Symposium

The Wake Forest Law Review held its 22nd annual Business Law Symposium on “Corporate Governance and Climate Change” on March 20 in the Worrell Professional Center.

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WFU Law Professor Chris Coughlin receives teaching award

Wake Forest University School of Law Professor Chris Coughlin is the recipient of the 2009 Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award, Law School Dean Blake Morant has announced.

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Former N.C. Treasurer Richard Moore discusses economy, federal stimulus plan

Former N.C. Treasurer Richard Moore says America is asking the government to do “something that it’s not very good at” when it comes to the federal stimulus plan and job creation.

 Moore spoke to students, faculty and staff of the Wake Forest University law and business schools at the Worrell Professional Center on Tuesday, Feb. 24.

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WFU School of Law initiates Doctor of Juridical Science program

The American Bar Association has granted acquiescence to Wake Forest University’s request to initiate an S.J.D., or Doctor of Juridical Science, program at the School of Law.  The S.J.D. is the highest post graduate law degree offered by the Wake Forest University School of Law, which plans to admit its first S.J.D. students early this year.

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