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Judge Leo Strine’s Wake Forest Law Review essay mentioned on, Business Insider

Wake Forest Law Review was mentioned in Scott Tong’s article, “How shareholders jumped to first in line for profits,” published originally on on June 14, 2016.  The article discusses the responsibilities of shareholders and corporations and includes a quote from Delaware Chancery Court Judge Leo Strine’s Wake Forest Law Review essay, published originally on April 5, 2012.

This article is a part of a series with Business Insider called “The Price of Profits.”

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Professor Ron Wright quoted in article about workplace injuries and deaths

Professor Ron Wright was quoted in the following story, “New manual helps OSH activists push for criminal charges in workplace tragedies,” originally published on Industrial Safety and Hygiene News on March 24, 2016.

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Reclaiming Futures juvenile drug court with the Honorable Denise Hartsfield (’91) held Wednesday, Oct. 15

As part of Wake Forest Law’s partnership with Reclaiming Futures, a session of teen drug court was held at the law school from 3 – 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Worrell Professional Center with a celebration for graduating partipants. Continue reading »

Read Prelaw’s article “The One-Year Legal-Education Option”

(PDF) The One-Year Legal Education Option (PreLaw 2014) (1) (1)

Professor Joel Newman’s article “Do IRC Sections 174 and 41 Really Matter?”

Do IRC Sections 174 and 41 Really Matter

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Professor Wendy Parker quoted in The Atlantic about school district integration

Professor Wendy Parker, former Justice Department lawyer, is quoted in the article “School Districts Still Face Fights—and Confusion—on Integration” published by ProPublica and The Atlantic on Friday, May 2, 2014. Parker speaks in regard to the topic of the article, 60 years after Brown v. Board, the federal government’s enforcement of desegregation has all but disappeared. The full text of the article is below. Continue reading »

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Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in Bloomberg BNA on proposed silica rule hearings

University Chair in Law Professor Sidney Shapiro was quoted in an  issue of the Bloomberg BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter article, “Hearings on Proposed Silica Rule Start March 18; Stakeholders Can Cross-Examine,” in the issue published on March 13, 2014. Shapiro was quoted regarding cross-examination of hearing participants during the three weeks of public hearings on the recently proposed OSHA silica rule. Continue reading »

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Professor Abigail Perdue writes in The Huffington Post blog about treatment of women in sports, the NFL and Richard Sherman’s critique

The NFL’s contemplation of an automatic 15-yard penalty for players’ use of the N-word on the field has provoked a firestorm of controversy. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman added fuel to that fire when he called the proposed ban an “atrocious idea” that is “almost racist” to the extent it singles out the N-word. Noticeably, Sherman didn’t criticize the ban as being “almost sexist” if it prohibits the N-word but condones sex-based slurs. Yet to penalize use of the N-word while permitting use of sex-based slurs could marginalize female fans by effectively designating them as the second-class citizens of sports. Such disparate treatment of fans based solely on their sex seemingly contravenes the very spirit of the proposed rule — to promote tolerance, equality, and sensitivity. To be truly effective, the proposed ban, if adopted, should encourage respect for all players and all fans, including the oft-forgotten female fan base. Continue reading »

Professor Alan Palmiter tells Financial Advisor mutual funds performance ads may be back

The new year brings a nice gift to the equity mutual funds: five-year performance figures that no longer include the brutal 38.5 percent loss suffered by the S&P 500 in 2008. That means the standard one-, three-, five- and 10-year performance figures used by funds and money managers are suddenly looking a lot better.

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New Programs Adapt to Shifting Legal Needs

Legal education is changing, growing, evolving. It’s moving in a direction cut and molded to meet today’s tests and its trials, adapting to a shifting future yet sharpening its focus on its core principles and transforming to fulfill the educational needs of a inquisitive and brightly vibrant student population.

Wake Forest Law is at the forefront of this evolution, accepting the challenges and creating a paradigm for the future, in part by offering a new clinical externship program, the Wake Forest Law in Washington, D.C., Summer Judicial Externship Program, a professionalism course for credit and a one-year Master of Studies in Law (MSL).

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