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Veterans Legal Clinic Client Issued Honorable Discharge

A local veteran has a reason to celebrate. After 13 years since a less-than-honorable discharge from the U.S. Army, this veteran, who we will call Frankie for purposes of anonymity, has been issued an honorable discharge thanks to the Wake Forest Veterans Legal Clinic.

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Remembering US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

(Winston-Salem, N.C., September 21, 2020) — Wake Forest Law joins the nation in mourning the loss of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A fierce and devoted advocate for gender equality, Justice Ginsburg is widely considered the architect of the legal battle for women’s rights. Her work changed the world for all American women and men.

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Two decades in the pursuit of justice

In 1998, “Saving Private Ryan,” “Armageddon,” “Titanic,” and “There’s Something About Mary” were among the five biggest films of the year, and “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” was published for the first time in the United States.

It was the same year attorney Mark Rabil began working on the John Robert Hayes case.

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Trial By Comeback

A collegially competitive spirit thrives among Wake Forest Law students. You may hear it most loudly when it comes to oral advocacy.

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