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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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Hagan sworn in to represent N.C. in Senate

WASHINGTON — Everyone had advice for North Carolina’s newest senator, Democrat Kay Hagan, as she was sworn in Tuesday.

Her North Carolina colleague, Republican Sen. Richard Burr, told her to take time to enjoy her first 48 hours in office. Read the full story »

Dr. Anthony Atala keynote speaker at WFU Law School’s regenerative medicine symposium

Dr. Anthony Atala, the head of the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine, was the keynote speaker for the Wake Forest University School of Law Intellectual Property Law Journal’s Feb. 6 symposium on regenerative medicine.

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Law school dean candidates to visit Greensboro campus

The Elon University Law School has been without a permanent dean since Leary Davis stepped down on Aug. 1. George Johnson Jr. was named interim dean from his position as professor of law and associate dean of academic affairs. Johnson was instrumental in the process leading to the American Bar Association accreditation. Read the full story »

Expert on Native American law to speak

Elouise Cobell, a leading Native American activist, will speak at the Wake Forest University School of Law at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4.

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Wake Forest University School of Law introduces Innocence and Justice Clinic

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s new Innocence and Justice Clinic will give students the unique opportunity to examine the legal, scientific, cultural and psychological causes of wrongful convictions.

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WFU law professor elected to American Law Institute

Wake Forest University School of Law Professor Margaret H. Taylor has been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI).

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Wake Forest University Law School graduates top N.C. bar passage rate

Wake Forest University School of Law graduates had the top bar passage rate among North Carolina universities for first timers taking the N.C. bar exam in July.

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WFU names Elder Law Clinic’s Jan Scales employee of the year

Wake Forest University named Jan Scales as the 2008 Employee of the Year at the university’s employee recognition luncheon Oct. 28.

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Free speech issues dominate inaugural Wake Forest Law Review Fall Symposium

Words matter. Language matters. Those are just a few conclusions drawn from the Wake Forest Law Review’s inaugural Fall Symposium on Oct. 31 that focused on free speech issues.

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