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A sign cautions visitors outside a treatment facility at the Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune, N.C., in 2013.
(Photo: Allen Breed, AP)

USA Today reports on Professor John Korzen’s argument in U.S. Supreme Court regarding toxic water

A divided Supreme Court seemed mostly dubious Wednesday that federal claims for environmental damages can be brought after state deadlines have passed, signaling a potential setback for thousands of former Marines and their families exposed decades ago to contaminated water. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in Bloomberg BNA about OSHA restarting effort to update chemical exposure limits

Wake Forest University Chair in Law Professor Sidney Shapiro was quoted in the April 17, 2014, issue of the Bloomberg BNA Occupational Safety & Health Reporter article, “Pending OMB Review, OSHA Could Restart Effort to Update Chemical Exposure Limits.”  Shapiro was quoted on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)’s recent request to gather information on ways to address chemical exposure. The article discussed the lengthy process it would be for this rule-making to occur. Continue reading »

Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) talks to reporters after today's oral arguments in front of SCOTUS in CTS Corp. v. Waldburger.

Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) argues N.C. groundwater cleanup case in U.S. Supreme Court on April 23

The  U.S. Supreme Court grappled with abstruse legal terminology today at the heart of an electronics manufacturer’s bid to torpedo a case brought by two dozen North Carolina landowners accusing the company of contaminating their groundwater with industrial solvents. Continue reading »

SCOTUSblog article on Professor John Korzen and Wake Forest Law Appellate Advocacy Clinic appeal at U.S. Supreme Court on April 23

On Wednesday April 23, the Supreme Court will conclude its penultimate week of oral argument for the October Term 2013 by hearing an environmental case which poses a question of statutory interpretation that may not be as simple as it first appears.   Continue reading »

Professor John Korzen to represent N.C. landowners in U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, April 23

If Jones Day partner Michael Carvin dials back his typically aggressive advocacy style before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 22, there may be two explanations. Continue reading »

Professor John Korzen

Greenwire: Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) tries for double play in toxic tort case before U.S. Supreme Court

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — When Wake Forest University Law Professor John Korzen  (’81 BA, ’91 JD) makes his U.S. Supreme Court debut next week, it won’t be the first time he’s been in a tough spot. Continue reading »

Professor Wilson Parker and Laura Kidwell ('90)

Professor Wilson Parker and Laura Kidwell (’90) team up each spring to teach ‘Suing the Government’

When Professor Wilson Parker approached Dean Blake Morant in 2009 about teaching a new “capstone” course with one of his former law students, Parker said the Dean was visibly concerned when he heard the name of the course. Continue reading »

Associate Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh elected American College of Real Estate Lawyers Fellow

Professor Tanya Marsh has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), the premier organization of U.S. real estate lawyers.

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Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox speaks about Chico Vive conference in Inter Press Service News article on April 9

Indigenous leaders are warning of increased violence in the fight to save their dwindling forests and ecosystems from extractive companies.

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

Professor Harold Lloyd writes about finding wisdom in a fractured world in Huffington Post blog

We need to discuss the nature of wisdom more than we do. If we can’t articulate at least some measure of what it means to be wise, how can we justify any notion of the good life or of the good society? At this particularly-difficult time when our country seems fractured down the middle, how can we not focus on the nature of wisdom? Continue reading »