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Pro Bono Project hosts David Smith (’84) to celebrate National Pro Bono Week on Oct. 26

Wake Forest University School of Law’s Pro Bono Project will host David Smith (’84) for a discussion on the importance of pro bono work as part of the second annual National Pro Bono Week to be held Oct. 24-30.

The event is scheduled for noon on Tuesday, Oct. 26, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. It is free and open to the public.

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Twenty Years After the 1991 Civil Rights Act: What Does the Future Hold?

The Wake Forest Law Review will host “Twenty Years After the 1991 Civil Rights Act: What Does the Future Hold?” on Friday, Nov. 5, in the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

North Carolina Court of Appeals to hear arguments on Oct. 26 at law school

The Wake Forest University School of Law will play host to the North Carolina Court of Appeals, which will hear arguments at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center.  Continue reading »

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‘Conversation With…’ speaker advises students to not do work they hate

Ann Scales’ career has come full circle.  She began her career with a Wall Street law firm defending corporations in product liability lawsuits, became known for work on pivotal feminist and civil rights cases, and is now developing a product liability law that will protect victims.  Continue reading »

Dean Blake D. Morant Wins Equal Justice Works’ Prestigious John R. Kramer Outstanding Law School Dean Award

Wake Forest University School of Law Dean Blake D. Morant has been selected for the prestigious Equal Justice Works’ John R. Kramer Outstanding Law School Dean Award.

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John Byron (’11) Argues in U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

John Byron (’11) argued to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 24, as part of the law school’s Appellate Advocacy Clinic.  The Fourth Circuit decides federal appeals from five states, including North Carolina.  The Clinic represents Danny Keith Thomas in the case of United States v. Thomas. Continue reading »

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A ‘Conversation With …’ series to host author and lawyer Ann Scales on Tuesday, Oct. 5

The founder of the school of “feminist jurisprudence” will be the Wake Forest University School of Law first “Conversation With …” speaker for the 2010-11 academic year. Continue reading »

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John Grisham advises future lawyers to make sure clients get fair trials

Get your client a fair trial.

That was just one of the messages that New York Times best-selling author and lawyer John Grisham wanted students at the Wake Forest University School of Law to take away from Tuesday’s panel discussion about “Innocence and Justice.” Continue reading »

Wake Forest University hosts panel discussion over controversial Arizona immigration law

Wake Forest University will host a panel, “Arizona Senate Bill 1070: One State’s Attempt to Curb Illegal Immigration,” on Tuesday, Sept. 21.  The event is at 7 p.m. in Pugh Auditorium at the Benson University Center. It is free and open to the public. Continue reading »

John Grisham speaks about wrongful convictions

Famed lawyer and author John Grisham spoke to a packed house at Wake Forest University Tuesday. Read the full story »