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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) tells Time Warner Cable News federal authority is clear in same-sex marriage debate

GRAHAM — An elected official in Alamance County said a federal judge had no legal standing to overturn North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage. Ten days ago, U.S. District Court Judge Max Cogburn struck down North Carolina Amendment 1, passed by voters in 2012, but a law school dean says Cogburn was on firm legal ground. Continue reading »

Wake Forest law professor Harold Lloyd poses in the Worrell Professional Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Professor Harold Lloyd to lead discussion at the ICSC U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference on Friday, Oct. 24

Professor Harold Lloyd to lead a round table discussion on Friday, Oct. 24, at the ICSC US Shopping Center Law Conference in Orlando, Fla.  The topic he is discussing will be “Default and Remedies–All Perspectives.”

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Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall named among newest members of the Institute of Medicine

Wake Forest University Law and School of Medicine Public Health Sciences Professor Mark Hall has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a subset of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox makes first fact-finding visit to France as U.N. Independent Expert on human rights, environment

GENEVA  – The United Nations Independent Expert on human rights and the environment, Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox, will undertake an official visit to France from Oct. 20-24, 2014, to assess how the country is implementing human rights relating to environmental protection and to identify good practices. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons discusses N.C. constitutional amendment on jury trials

A ballot amendment asks residents to vote for or against changing the state constitution to allow those accused of crimes the right to waive a trial by jury and allow a judge to decide their fate. Jury trials would still be required in all cases with the possibility of a death sentence.

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Professor John Korzen (’91) tells Reuters ground-water pollution cases should not be dismissed by courts

In a defeat for families claiming they were sickened by groundwater contamination many years ago at a U.S. Marine Corps base in North Carolina, a federal appeals court has rejected an attempt by the state’s legislature to extend a time limit for filing pollution-related lawsuits.  Continue reading »

Professor Shannon Gilreath

Professor Shannon Gilreath presents “AIDS as a Metaphor, Law as an Idiom” at University of Minnesota Law School Symposium

Professor Shannon Gilreath spoke Friday, Oct. 10 on his article, “AIDS as a Metaphor, Law as an Idiom” at the 2014 symposium, “Critical Race Theory: Honoring Richard Delgado,” hosted by the University of Minnesota Journal of Law and Policy.
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Professor Shannon Gilreath

Professor Shannon Gilreath speaks about workplace protection for gay couples in WFDD interview

Wedding bells started ringing for gay couples in the Triad late Friday evening. It was a landmark moment, but it won’t end discrimination against gays. Continue reading »

Professor Omari Simmons’ research interests include corporate governance and education policy.  Prior to joining the Wake Forest Law School faculty in 2006, Professor Simmons worked as corporate counsel for two multinational corporations and as an associate at the law firm of Wilmer Hale in Washington, D.C.

Professor Omari Simmons involved in “Renewing the Search for the Faces at the Bottom of the Well” Summit at UC-Irvine School of Law

On Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, Professor Omari Simmons participated in the “Renewing the Search for the Faces at the Bottom of the Well” Summit at UC-Irvine School of Law.

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Professor Omari Simmons’ research interests include corporate governance and education policy.  Prior to joining the Wake Forest Law School faculty in 2006, Professor Simmons worked as corporate counsel for two multinational corporations and as an associate at the law firm of Wilmer Hale in Washington, D.C.

Professor Omari Simmons presents at ‘I, Too, Am Harvard: The Blacktivism Conference 2014′

Professor Omari Simmons presented at the “I, Too, Am Harvard: The Blacktivism Conference 2014″ on Oct. 11, 2014, at Harvard University. He presented on the link between higher education access and racial justice in the 21st century.

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