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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 »

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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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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 »

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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 »

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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 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 »

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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 »