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Wake Forest Law named among Top 25 law school influencers on Twitter

In a study by Right Relevance, an organization who identifies and ranks top influencers in particular topics on social media platforms, Wake Forest Law’s Twitter account is among the top 25 most influential organizations on Twitter for the topic of “law schools.”

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Wake Forest Law featured in The Huffington Post for assisting ex-con with presidential pardon application

Wake Forest Law School was featured in the following article, “Ex-Con Asks Obama for Pardon,” originally published in The Huffington Post on May 16, 2016.

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Wake Forest Law wins North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy for third year in a row

Wake Forest Law has continued its winning streak as the largest contributor per capita (and on the whole) in the Law School category of the North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy. Wake Forest Law students donated 8965.25 pounds of food for an average of 13.28 pounds of food per person.

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Community Law and Business Clinic to host ‘The Law of Raising Money’ on Wednesday, April 20

The Community Law and Business Clinic (CLBC) will present “The Law of Raising Money” from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, at Flywheel in the Innovation Quarter. Light snacks and drinks will be provided. Register for tickets here.

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Wanted: Volunteers for Kimberley Park Elementary School’s ‘Beautification Day’ on Saturday, April 30

Kimberley Park Elementary School is looking for a few good volunteers for its annual “Beautification Day” from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at 1701 N. Cherry St. Volunteers are needed to help repair and restore the school grounds. The deadline to register is April 27.

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Holocaust survivor Dr. Zev Harel, Ph.D. shares his experiences with students

Holocaust survivor and Professor Emeritus at Cleveland State University, Dr. Zev Harel, Ph.D., shared his experiences as a survivor on Thursday, March 24 at Wake Forest Law School. Continue reading »

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A Remembrance of Darryl Hunt to be held on March 28

Darryl Hunt, Innocence and Justice Clinic advisor and longtime friend of Wake Forest Law, passed away on March 13. A gathering to remember Hunt will be held on Monday, March 28 at 12 p.m. in Worrell 1312. A reception will follow in the Law Commons.

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Bill Clinton’s speech at Wake Forest Law featured in the Winston-Salem Journal, WFMY News 2 and WSOCTV.com

Bill Clinton spoke at Wake Forest Law on Sunday, March 13, to students, faculty and the public as part of Wake Forest University’s Wake the Vote program. The speech was featured in the following Winston Salem Journal article, as well as articles on WFMY News 2 and WSOCTV.com.

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Celebration of Darryl Hunt’s life set for Saturday, March 19, at Emmanuel Baptist Church

A funeral for Darryl Hunt, a Winston-Salem man wrongfully convicted of murder in a highly publicized case, will be held Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church. Hunt, who was 51, worked closely with the Wake Forest Law Innocence and Justice Clinic. Professor Mark Rabil, director of the  clinic, was an assistant capital defender in Forsyth County whose zealous advocacy led to the release and exoneration of Hunt after 19 years of incarceration.

“Twenty years of wrongful of incarceration and 12 years of being a voice for the voiceless is what killed Darryl Hunt,” Rabil said. “He embodied all that trauma  and took it on himself.” Continue reading »

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Triad Business Journal interviews Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) about Wake Forest Law becoming home to newest North Carolina Business Court

Wake Forest Law’s hosting of the newest North Carolina Business Court was covered in the Triad Business Journal’s article, “How Wake Forest Law landed the state’s newest business court seat,” by reporter Owen Covington originally published on March 15, 2016.

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