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Professor Eugene Mazo

Professors Eugene Mazo and Zoe Niesel present at Fourth Annual YCC Global Conference of the American Society of Comparative Law

Wake Forest Law Professors Eugene Mazo and Zoe Niesel traveled to Tallahassee, Fla., last week to present their research at the Fourth Annual Global Conference of the Younger Comparativists Committee (YCC) of the American Society of Comparative Law. Held on April 16-17, 2015, on the campus of the Florida State University College of Law, the Fourth Annual YCC Global Conference brought together ninety scholars from across the globe.  Continue reading »

Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein quoted in Bloomberg Business about Deutsche Bank libor damage

Deutsche Bank AG was ordered to pay a record $2.5 billion for its role in rigging benchmark interest rates. That’s just part of the damage. Wake Forest Law Professor Andrew Verstein says in the Bloomberg Business article, “If I’m a regulator, the forex developments changes my calculation…When you delay, there is a risk that more bad news comes down the pike. It’s rare that things miraculously get better.”

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Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh writes in The Huffington Post about the greening of American burials

As Jessica Mitford explained in her 1963 blockbuster, The American Way of Death, American funerary and burial practices are incredibly consumptive and expensive. Our strongly entrenched social norm is that the appropriate way to express grief and show love for the deceased is by spending money — on flowers, a viewing, a casket, a vault and a prime burial spot. Our practices are in stark contrast to those in other developed countries that seek to hasten decomposition and minimize the land dedicated for burial purposes. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons featured on Huffington Post Live regarding Tulsa police culture

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of Wake Forest Law’s Criminal Justice Program, took part in a Huffington Post Live report titled, “Supervisors Asked To Forge Bates’ Training Records,”  hosted by Nancy Redd on Thursday, April 16. Continue reading »

Four Wake Forest Law professors receive promotions

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77), Professor Laura Graham ('94) and Provost Rogan Kersh

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), Professor Laura Graham (’94) and Provost Rogan Kersh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Wake Forest University School of Law congratulates Shannon Gilreath, Laura Graham (’94) and Tanya Marsh on their promotions to full professor with tenure and Rebecca Morrow on her promotion to associate professor of law as of July 1, 2015. Continue reading »

Triad Business Journal reports on new Business Law Program launch

Owen Covington of the Triad Business Journal writes about the law school’s new Business Law Program here.

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Professor Eugene Mazo

Professor Eugene Mazo to debate the role of money in politics on Friday, April 17, at Cleveland Marshall College of Law

Wake Forest School of Law Professor Eugene Mazo is scheduled to participate in a debate on the role of money in politics at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 17, at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland Marshall College of Law. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons is interviewed by NPR about Walter Scott shooting

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the Criminal Justice Program at Wake Forest Law, spoke to Wisconsin Public Radio, NPR, on Thursday, April 9, 2015 in audio interview titled, “A Closer Look At The Walter Scott Shooting.” Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Simmons talks to MPR News about what the North Charleston video reveals about policing

After a bystander’s video was made public, an officer was charged with murder after shooting and killing a man in North Charleston, S.C.

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Professor Michael Curtis

Professor Michael Curtis featured in National Constitution Center podcast: ‘Abraham Lincoln, civil liberties and free speech’

National Constitution Center president Jeffrey Rosen is joined by top constitutional experts Wake Forest Law Professor Michael Kent Curtis and Michael Stokes Paulsen to discuss Abraham Lincoln’s complicated constitutional legacy. Listen to the podcast here. Continue reading »