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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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WFU Law clinics to take wrongful conviction case to federal court

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 23, 2019) — Two Wake Forest School of Law clinics—the Innocence & Justice Clinic and the Appellate Advocacy Clinic—will present an oral argument to the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Jan. 30, 2019, in Richmond, VA.

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WFU Law to host multiple N.C. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) courses in 2019

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 17, 2018) — Wake Forest School of Law will host multiple Continuing Legal Education (CLE) opportunities throughout the state of North Carolina during the spring of 2019.

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Professor Emeritus Charley Rose to receive Medallion of Merit

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 14, 2019) — Wake Forest University will award Professor Emeritus Charley Rose with the Medallion of Merit at the 2019 Founders’ Day Convocation. The award, which is the University’s highest honor, will recognize his achievements and contributions as a teacher, mentor, and colleague to the law school and greater university.

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WFU Law School declared best in nation for trial advocacy

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Oct. 31, 2018) — For the first time in history, Wake Forest School of Law won the 2018 National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) Tournament of Champions (TOC). The winning team of third-year students, which was coached by Wake Forest alumnus Mark Boynton, included Ashley DiMuzio, Mark Parent, Tracea Rice, and Virginia Stanton.

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Wake Forest courtroom at NC Business Court dedicated to alumnus, pioneer to state’s judicial independence

(Winston-Salem, N.C., Oct. 11, 2018) — The North Carolina Business Court courtroom at Wake Forest School of Law has been named the Namon Leo Daughtry Courtroom in honor of Namon Leo Daughtry (BA ’62, JD ’65).

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