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AAJ Trial Team upholds competitive excellence at regional competition

(Winston-Salem, N.C., March 7, 2019) — The Wake Forest AAJ Trial Team was named runner-up in the 2019 AAJ Regional Trial Competition in Raleigh, N.C. The team of third-year students, Ashley DiMuzio, Avery Barber, Caleb Hodge, and Mark Parent, was coached by Donald Pocock (BA ’97, JD ’00).

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2018 National Trial Team champions bring home host of individual honors from regional competition

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Feb. 7, 2019) — The 2018 National Trial Team champions returned from the regional competition of the 2019 TYLA National Trial Competition (NTC) with a collection of individual recognitions and accolades—some of which serve as an unprecedented milestone in Wake Forest history.

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National Moot Court Team finishes among nation’s Sweet Sixteen

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Feb. 7, 2019) — The National Moot Court Team upheld Wake Forest Law’s historical tradition of competitive excellence at the 2019 National Moot Court Competition by advancing and placing among the nation’s top sixteen teams. The team of third-year students, which was coached by Professor John Korzen (BA ’81, JD ’91), included Shawna Abbatiello, Ashley Bouchez, and Jonathan Patton.

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Federal Appeals Judge Jimmie Reyna joins ‘Conversation With’ series on Feb. 12

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Feb. 7, 2019) — Wake Forest School of Law’s “Conversation With” series will host Judge Jimmie V. Reyna at noon on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in room 1312 in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Environmental Law expert Scott Schang joins WFU Law

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Feb. 4, 2019) — Scott Schang, senior director of corporate engagement at Landesa, will join Wake Forest School of Law as professor of practice of environmental law beginning July 1, 2019.

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Kami Chavis to discuss current state of hate crimes legislation at national symposium

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 28, 2019) — Hate crime expert Kami Chavis will participate in the panel discussion, “Comprehensive Legislation & Legislative Gaps,” at the Raising Awareness and Effective Collaborative Approaches to Address Hate Crimes Symposium in Los Angeles, California, beginning Tuesday, January 29.

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Professor Mark Hall to lead American Law Institute project on medical liability

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 28, 2019) — Mark Hall, a professor with Wake Forest School of Law and Wake Forest School of Medicine, has been named lead reporter of the medical liability sections of the Restatement Third of Torts, by the American Law Institute (ALI).

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Professor John Knox to receive the 2019 Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 28, 2019) — John Knox, professor of international law and former Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights and the environment, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award.

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WFU Law to host Wills clinic for first responders

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 23, 2019) — The Wake Forest School of Law Pro Bono Project will host a “Wills for Heroes” clinic for North Carolina first responders on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at Wake Forest School of Law in Winston-Salem.

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Sager Speaker Series to host Mark Chandler of Cisco

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 23, 2019) — The Sager Speaker Series will host Mark Chandler, executive vice president, chief legal officer, and chief compliance officer at Cisco, at noon on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Room 1312 in the Worrell Professional Center at Wake Forest University School of Law.

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