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Professor Gene Mazo tells the Associated Press judges are inclined to let legislators defend a law

RALEIGH, N.C. — After passing politically divisive legislation on voting laws and setting in motion new abortion restrictions, North Carolina’s Republican-led General Assembly has given itself the authority to defend them in court Continue reading »

Veterans Advocacy Law Organization Hosts Free Legal Clinic for Veterans

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s Veterans Advocacy Law Organization will host a free legal clinic for veterans on Friday, Feb. 3. Continue reading »

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Law students offer pro bono services during Pembroke Wills Clinic

PEMBROKE, N.C. — Four Wake Forest University School of Law students traveled on Sept. 30  to the Pembroke office of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) where they conducted a Wills Clinic. Continue reading »

Law Review hosts ‘The Sustainable Corporation’ symposium on Friday, April 1

The Wake Forest Law Review  will host ”The Sustainable Corporation” as its 2011 Business Symposium on Friday, April 1, in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Guestbook for: Melanie Nutt

Friends, colleagues and students share their best wishes for Melanie on the occasion of her retirement from Wake Forest University. Melanie has been part of the law school for more than 40 years.

Revolution of Rising Expectations: Youth at the National Youth Summit Raise their Voices

Wake Forest University of Law professor Omari Simmons was recently quoted in a blog  on the department of education’s website, in reference to his most recent Huffington post blog. Continue reading »

Administration’s Higher Education Goals Unattainable Without K-16 Bridge

The following is an excerpt from Professor Omari Scott Simons piece about the disparities that exist among “vulnerable students” in higher education. His op-ed piece was published on the www.huffingtonpost.com, February 25th . “The dearth of college counseling in the nation’s public schools derails many students as they transition between high school and college. Compared to their more privileged peers with similar academic qualifications, low-income, minority, first-generation, and other vulnerable students are less likely to attend college.”

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Obama’s move on same-sex marriage is ‘very rare,’ WFU law professor says

Wake Forest University School of Law Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) is cited in a Feb. 24 Winston-Salem Journal article about gay marriage. Continue reading »

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Katie Serfas (’11) argues in the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Katie Serfas (’11) argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in the case of Cousins v. Green, on Jan. 25.  Alayna Ness (’11), who helped Serfas prepare, also attended the argument, which was held in the Fourth Circuit courthouse in Richmond, Va. Continue reading »

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