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A sign cautions visitors outside a treatment facility at the Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune, N.C., in 2013.
(Photo: Allen Breed, AP)

USA Today reports on Professor John Korzen’s argument in U.S. Supreme Court regarding toxic water

A divided Supreme Court seemed mostly dubious Wednesday that federal claims for environmental damages can be brought after state deadlines have passed, signaling a potential setback for thousands of former Marines and their families exposed decades ago to contaminated water. Continue reading »

Professor Wilson Parker and Laura Kidwell ('90)

Professor Wilson Parker and Laura Kidwell (’90) team up each spring to teach ‘Suing the Government’

When Professor Wilson Parker approached Dean Blake Morant in 2009 about teaching a new “capstone” course with one of his former law students, Parker said the Dean was visibly concerned when he heard the name of the course. Continue reading »

Joy Truluck Scheidt, Assistant Director of Development

Wake Forest Law’s new Assistant Director of Development Joy Scheidt connects with alumni

Fundraising can be done anywhere. So what drew new Assistant Director of Development Joy Scheidt to Wake Forest Law? Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law Faculty publish books on topics ranging from animal cruelty to racial prejudice

Wake Forest Law faculty members have recently published a number of scholarly books or have a book forthcoming on a variety of topics ranging from animal cruelty to racial prejudice. Continue reading »

Kate Barber (’00) and Trent Jernigan (’00) engage in law of attraction

Kate Barber (’00) and Trent Jernigan (’00) were both attracted to Wake Forest Law for its small class sizes and passion among students and faculty. Continue reading »

Family memorializes James C. Berkowitz through Stanley Moot Court Competition best oralist award

In the fall of 1984, Jim Berkowitz was a promising Wake Forest Law student who was in the Washington, D.C., area interviewing for summer associate positions when he got word that he had made it to the quarter final rounds of the Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Faculty Profile: Mark Hall

If you haven’t seen Mark Hall’s name in print or online, heard his voice on the radio or seen his face on television in the past year, you probably haven’t been paying close attention to the health-care reform debate. Continue reading »

Professor Chris Coughlin

Faculty Profile: Chris Coughlin (’90)

The first time Chris Nero Coughlin (’90) stepped into the classroom as a professor she felt like she was home. Continue reading »

Dean Blake Morant poses with Paul Lancaster Adams ('93) after Adams spoke to students as part of the law school's professionalism speaker series.

Paul Lancaster Adams (’93) isn’t afraid to take chances

Paul Lancaster Adams (’93) says one of the interesting things about being at Microsoft is working with such remarkably smart and talented people.  Continue reading »

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Students, alumni benefit from mentoring program

Second- and third-year law students and their alumni mentors give high marks to the mentoring program Wake Forest University School of Law launched in August 2008.

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