November 21st, 2014 | Community | Comments Off
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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October 29th, 2014 | Community | Comments Off
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 »
October 16th, 2014 | Community | Comments Off
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 »
October 13th, 2014 | Community | Comments Off
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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October 8th, 2014 | Community | Comments Off
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 »
October 6th, 2014 | Community | Comments Off
North Carolina judicial races have historically attracted less attention – and money – than races for more partisan political offices.
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September 25th, 2014 | Community | Comments Off
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 »
September 18th, 2014 | Community | Comments Off
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 »
September 10th, 2014 | Community | Comments Off
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 »
August 18th, 2014 | Community | Comments Off
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 »