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Winston-Salem Journal: Mayors Allen Joines and Nancy Vaughan present “A Tale of Two Cities” at Wake Forest Law

Winston-Salem and Greensboro are taking steps to improve relations between their police forces and local residents to keep the cities from experiencing the problems of Ferguson, Mo., the cities’ mayors said Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Continue reading »

Journal Photo by Andrew Dye -- 10/04/12 - Mark Rabil(left), the director of the Wake Forest University Innocence and Justice Clinic and Darryl Hunt, the Director of the Darryl Hunt Project, pose for a portrait at the Wake Forest University Innocence and Justice Clinic.

Innocence & Justice Clinic’s Darryl Hunt reflects on serving 19 years in prison for crime he didn’t commit

Darryl Hunt has been a free man for a little more than 10 years now, but he remains guarded. These days, Hunt works with the Innocence and Justice Clinic at Wake Forest University School of Law. Through the clinic, he goes to Experiment for Self-Reliance to help people get their criminal records expunged, does public speaking and talks to law students about his case. Continue reading »

Grammy-Award Winning Country Singer Naomi Judd

Naomi Judd is keynote speaker at ‘Home Free’ annual fundraiser on Oct. 16, 2014

From humble beginnings as a single mom in a small Kentucky town, to her meteoric rise as a country music superstar and American icon, Naomi Judd, first known to the world as half of country music’s mother/daughter duo, The Judds, will share her personal story of domestic violence during “Home Free,” the third annual benefit luncheon in Forsyth County to end domestic violence. “Home Free” will be joint hosted by Family Services and the Children’s Law Center of North Carolina.

Since Fall 2010, the Children’s Law Center has partnered with the Wake Forest University School of Law to launch the Child Advocacy Clinic, a program in which gives students the unique opportunity to represent children in a variety of legal settings.

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WFU players and Youth Advocacy Group volunteers with the kids and rec. center staffers.

WFU Men’s Basketball Team celebrate with youth at Hanes Hosiery Community Center tutoring program

The Wake Forest University Men’s Basketball Team helped Hanes Hosiery Community Center celebrate the end of another successful youth basketball league season. Continue reading »

WFU Law students offer tutoring and basketball games for local youth.

Nothing but net: Law student tutoring and basketball coaching is a big win

Allison Levene (‘14) has found a unique way to relieve pressure while studying at Wake Forest Law. Continue reading »

Law students, faculty, staff and alumni participate in 2014 Legal Feeding Frenzy for Second Harvest Food Bank through Friday, March 28

Wake Forest Law students, faculty, staff and alumni are participating in the 2014 North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy, with the support of Dean Blake D. Morant.

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Dean Blake Morant and Twana Wellman-Roebuck have been selected to receive top honors at The Chronicle’s 29th Annual Community Service Awards Gala. Photo courtesy of The Chronicle.

Dean Blake Morant to be honored with 29th Annual Community Service Award by The Chronicle of Winston-Salem on March 22

Wake Forest School of Law Dean Blake Morant and Twana Wellman-Roebuck, the executive director of the nonprofit the Experiment in Self-Reliance (ESR), have been selected to receive top honors at The Chronicle of Winston-Salem’s 29th Annual Community Service Awards Gala. Continue reading »

Dean Blake D. Morant

National Jurist again lists Dean Blake Morant among most influential in legal education

The National Jurist announced today that Dean Blake D. Morant is once again among the most influential people in legal education.  Continue reading »

Talk To A Lawyer For Free On Friday, March 1

Wake Forest Law Professor Kate Mewhinney will be among the N.C. lawyers who is giving freely of their time and talent on Friday, March 1, as participants in the North Carolina Bar Association’s sixth annual 4ALL Statewide Service Day. Continue reading »

Law students assist immigrants with ‘deferred action’ applications

Wake Forest University law students joined volunteer attorneys and community volunteers at the Winston-Salem Pro Bono Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)  event on Nov. 10 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Overseeing the event was Professor Margaret Taylor, well known for her teaching and research on immigration law and policy.

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