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Professor Ron Wright is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars.  He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors.

Professor Ronald Wright discusses problems with elections of prosecutors in Intercept article

Professor Ronald Wright was quoted in the article, “Hard-line Prosecutors Face Rejection From Voters In Elections Across the U.S.,” published on The Intercept on Oct. 20, 2016.  The article details district attorney elections, unsuccessful prosecutions of defendants like George Zimmerman and more.

Professor Wright is quoted in the following section, “Unchecked Power and No Transparency.”

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Professor Harold Lloyd and Wake Forest Law Review featured on Law Professor Blog Network for “Revisiting Langdell” Symposium

Professor Harold Lloyd and Wake Forest Law Review were featured in Paul Caron’s post on Law Professor Blogs Network, “Wake Forest Symposium: Revisiting Langell — Legal Education Reform and The Lawyer’s Craft.”

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Health Law and Policy Program releases study revealing how Medicaid could help 12,000 uninsured North Carolina veterans

Wake Forest Law’s Mark A. Hall, professor of Law & Public Health, and Katherine E. Booth (JD ’15), Health Law and Policy research associate, have released the study entitled, “Can Medicaid help (North Carolina) military veterans?” The study is the product of Wake Forest Law’s Health Law and Policy Program and can be read here.

“This report is the first look at a critically important but little known issue — low-income veterans without access to comprehensive health insurance coverage due to state policy,” said Allen Smart, vice president of programs at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, which provided support for the study. “We hope the findings will become part of the broader conversation around Medicaid expansion.”

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Professor Andrew Verstein’s paper, ‘Enterprise without Entities,’ featured on Professor Brainbridge blog

Professor Andrew Verstein was featured in a blog post on his paper, “Enterprise without Entities.”  Professor Verstein’s summary of the article, which was also published on Oxford Business Law Blog, follows.

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Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox, UN special rapporteur on human rights and environment, receives urgent submission about violations in fishing industry

Professor John Knox, a United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and the environment, was referenced in the article, “Call to Address Human Rights and Illegal Fishing Links,” published on The Maritime Executive on Oct. 16, 2016.

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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein discusses extradition of 2010 ‘Flash Crash’ culprit Navinder Singh Sarao on Bloomberg Law Radio

Professor Andrew Verstein was interviewed on Bloomberg Law’s Radio Show on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016.  Professor Verstein discussed Navinder Singh Sarao’s extradition to the United States to stand trial.

Sarao is the British trader allegedly responsible for the trillion-dollar “flash crash” in 2010. He requested for permission to appeal his extradition to the United Kingdom High Court on Friday, Oct. 14, but was denied.  Sarao faces 22 charges of fraud, according to a Bloomberg article, and may be sentenced to 380 years in prison.

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Professor Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh’s Halloween CLE event on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Charlotte is open to the public

Professor Tanya Marsh will be a guest speaker at Mecklenbrug County Bar’s Halloween Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event, “Ghosts, Graves, and the Occasional Murder House,” on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at The Rabbit Hole in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Professor Marsh, author of The Law of Human Remains (2015) and Cemetery Law (2015) books, will discuss state funeral and cemetery law using recent case examples.
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Professor Mark Hall participates in event as Brookings Institute fellow to address surprise medical billing

When is a surprise not a good one? When you get a medical bill you weren’t expecting. Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, participated in a Brookings Institution and University of Southern California Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics event on Oct. 13, 2016, about how to get rid of surprise medical bills. Grant Ferowich writes for Fierce Healthcare, “Efficient, fair payer-provider negotiations first step in solving surprise bills,” and published the following article.

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Professor Michael Curtis

Professor Michael Curtis discusses gerrymandering and political corruption in N.C. in article about ‘Democracy for Sale’ documentary

Professor Michael Curtis discussed the systematic corruption in North Carolina politics in the article, “Documentary highlights NC political inequality,” published in the University of North Carolina (UNC), Chapel Hill’s student newspaper, the Daily Tarheel, on Oct. 13, 2016.

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Wake Forest School of Law Professor Mark Hall poses in the law library on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Professor Mark Hall, Brad Wilson (JD ’78) quoted in Winston-Salem Journal about rising Blue Cross premiums

Professor Mark Hall is quoted in a Winston-Salem Journal story, “Blue Cross premiums rising 24 percent,” written by Richard Craver and published on Oct. 14, 2016, that states, “Most consumers buying health insurance on the North Carolina version of the federal exchange will face a 24.3 percent increase in monthly premiums in 2017, Blue Cross Blue Shield of N.C. confirmed Friday.”

Professor Hall,  a nationally renowned health care expert, said in the story he is “optimistic that Blue Cross will be able to succeed in this market for the longer term.”

“The exit of several competitors will result in increased enrollment, and it appears that they have received the rate increases they need to avoid losing money.”

Read the original story, which also quotes Brad Wilson  (JD ’78), Blue Cross’ chief executive and president, here.

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