Jurist

Judge Marty McGee (’95) discusses experience in U.S. Supreme Court cases Shaw v. Hunt and Shaw v. Cromartie

Judge Martin B. (Marty) McGee (’95) reflects on his past experience in the Shaw v. Hunt and Shaw v. Cromartie U.S. Supreme Court cases, inspired by a redistricting paper he wrote in 1994 while at Wake Forest Law under the supervision of Dean Miles Foy. McGee currently serves as a Special Superior Court Judge in Cabarrus County.
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Richard Dietz (’02) argues before the U.S. Supreme Court in gun law case

Richard Dietz (’02) stood before the court, mere feet from the Chief Justice. Like any good lawyer — great, even — he was a virtual expert on the respective issue. He believed in his argument, confident he could tilt opinion in his favor. Continue reading »

Gene Braswell (’70) argues in U.S. Supreme Court in 1979 Miranda rights case

A career highlight for R. Gene Braswell (’70) occurred in 1979, when he appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court to argue the case, North Carolina v. Butler. Continue reading »

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Law Alumni Weekend to be held at Worrell Professional Center on Oct. 17-18, 2014

All Wake Forest Law School alumni are invited to participate in the school’s first-ever Law Alumni Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 and 18, 2014.
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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 »

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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 »

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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 »