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Professors Kami Simmons and Mark Rabil to host free Spike Lee film screening at Salem College on Wednesday, Dec. 3

Professors Kami Chavis Simmons and Mark Rabil will host a free community cinema screening of “Evolution of a Criminal” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Salem College’s Huber Theatre. Continue reading »

Naomi Judd, keynote speaker at Home Free 2014

Naomi Judd speaks from the heart at sold-out Home Free fundraiser for Children’s Law Center and Family Services

Naomi Judd entered Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. greeting the more than 500 attendees with her Southern voice announcing, “Hello North Carolina!” She told the crowd that her husband is from Garner, N.C. so she considers us all ‘cousins’ and is looking forward to some N.C. barbecue. With boundless energy and strikingly beautiful at 68-years young (as she freely admits), she was the keynote speaker for the 2014 Home Free fundraising event on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 speaking about domestic violence awareness and sharing personal experiences from her life on this topic. This year’s fundraising event was the most successful to date in its third year, selling 200 more tickets than last year and raising more than $110,000.

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Pro Bono Project joins N.C. Bar Association to host Wills For Heroes event Saturday, Nov. 1

The Wake Forest Pro Bono Project is partnering with the Young Lawyers Division of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) to host a Wills for Heroes event from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at the Winston-Salem Policy Department’s Beaty Training Center. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law to host ConvergeSouth 2014 on Friday, Oct. 17

Wake Forest University School of Law will host the Southeast’s original user-focused technology conference, “ConvergeSouth, Friday, Oct. 17,  with a full slate of speakers and topics aimed at everyone from social media newbies to experienced bloggers, web developers and entrepreneurs. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law to host Reclaiming Futures Drug Court with the Honorable Denise Hartsfield (’91) on Oct. 15

As part of Wake Forest Law’s partnership with Reclaiming Futures, a session of teen drug court will be held at the law school from 3 – 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Reclaiming Futures Juvenile Drug Court provides juvenile offenders who are battling with drug problems new opportunities to make a fresh start, according to organizers.

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77) moderates N.C. Supreme Court Candidate Roundtable

Missed the N.C. Supreme Court Candidates Roundtable? Watch it online

Wake Forest Law and the N.C. Center for Voter Education co-hosted a 2014 N.C. Supreme Court Candidates Roundtable on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Worrell Professional Center. Six of the eight candidates participated in the question-and-answer event that was moderated by Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), a 2008 N.C. Supreme Court candidate. Continue reading »

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) urges WFDD listeners to learn more about judicial candidates at Oct. 7 roundtable

North Carolina judicial races have historically attracted less attention – and money – than races for more partisan political offices.

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Professor Kate Mewhinney

Elder Law Clinic and community groups to host ‘Voting in N.C.: What’s Changed and What to Know’ on Wednesday, Oct. 8

The Elder Law Clinic at Wake Forest University School of Law is partnering with the N.C. Center for Voter Education, Democracy North Carolina, AARP North Carolina and the League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad to host a voter education and awareness event, “Voting in N.C.: What’s Changed and What to Know,” at Senior Services in Winston-Salem on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law and N.C. Center for Voter Education co-host 2014 N.C. Supreme Court candidates roundtable Tuesday, Oct. 7

Wake Forest Law and the N.C. Center for Voter Education are co-hosting the 2014 N.C. Supreme Court Candidates Roundtable at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

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 »