Professor Beth Hopkins and Kristina Wolf (’13) nominated for 2012 Women of Justice Awards

Professor Beth Hopkins and Kristina Wolf (’13) are both nominated for recognition at the 2012 Women of Justice Awards reception at the Raleigh Marriott City Center on Nov. 15, 2012.

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Supreme Court Ruling Means N.C. Inmates Convicted As Juveniles Could Be Paroled

Triad, NC — They’re young. They’ll learn a lesson and change. They didn’t mean it. Those may be excuses parents make for a child’s poor behavior but what if your child takes someone’s life?

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Retired FBI Agent: ‘Kalvin Michael Smith deserves new trial’

The latest chapter in the ongoing saga surrounding the brutal 1995 beating of Silk Plant Forest store clerk Jill Marker has culminated with a respected retired FBI assistant director calling for a new trial for Kalvin Michael Smith, the man convicted of the crime almost 15 years ago.

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WFU School of Law Dean Blake D. Morant receives Chief Justice John Marshall Life Achievement Award

Dean Blake D. Morant was honored with the Chief Justice John Marshall Life Achievement Award by the Judge Advocates Association and Judge Advocates Foundation on Tuesday, May 15. Continue reading »

WFU law school hosts 2012 Cook Elementary Speech Contest on Wednesday, April 11

Wake Forest University School of Law will host the 2012 Cook Elementary Speech Contest, sponsored by Kilpatrick Townsend, at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 11, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professiona Center. Continue reading »

Elder Law Clinic co-sponsors training program with WFU Medical School and N.C. Secretary of State

The Elder Law Clinic will co-host an elder investment fraud and financial exploitation prevention program  for health care providers from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 23, at the Sticht Center Auditorium in the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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Law school’s website ranks in top five in annual Georgetown Law survey

For this year’s annual survey of law school home pages, Roger Skalbeck, Associate Law Librarian for Electronic Resources & Services at Georgetown Law Library, applied 24 criteria across three broad categories to evaluate all ABA-accredited law school website home pages for his ranking of the 10 best law school home pages. Continue reading »

Professor Sally Irvin to speak at Red Dress Seminar

Professor Sally Irvin will speak at the Wake Forest University Hypertension Center’s Red Dress Seminar on Monday, Feb. 27. Continue reading »

Recycle, reuse, create: PCL librarians transform discarded books into sustainable holiday treasures

It started with a dragon made from recycled packaging materials. Michael Greene, who works in the Professional Center Library, had twisted the brown paper and added some colorful details to create the 8-foot long mythical beast. Continue reading »

Jay Shively, assistant dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, gives tips to prospective law students in U.S. News and World Report

Jay Shively, assistant dean of admissions and financial aid at Wake Forest University School of Law, says he tells applicants in the story, “5 Tips for Current or Prospective Law School Students in a Difficult Economy,” to ignore law schools’ self-declared specializations, because many students change their minds about what kind of law they want to practice after graduation.

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