Research

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Adjunct Professor David C. Smith (JD ’84) co-authors paper on conflicts over Native American allotment, published on Law 360

Adjunct Professor David C. Smith (JD ’84) has written a paper, “The Current Battle Over Native American Land Allotment,” that was published on Law 360. In the paper, Smith and co-author Dustin Greene, a senior associate in Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP’s Winston-Salem office, analyze the conflict between the Indian Land Consolidation Act and state and local governments wishing to condemn Native American Lands.

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Professor Mark Hall quoted in the Raleigh News and Observer regarding rising insurance rates

Professor Mark Hall , director of the Health Law and Policy Program, is quoted in the following story, “NC residents who don’t qualify for federal insurance subsidies feel the sting of rate increases,” by John Murawski and published in the Raleigh News and Observer on Nov. 25, 2016.
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Professor Christine Coughlin (JD ’90) takes on North Carolina court-packing rumors on Huffington Post blog

Professor Christine Coughlin (JD ’90) originally published the following post, “Court-Packing Rumors In North Carolina And The Need For Judicial Independence,” on The Huffington Post Blog on Nov. 22, 2016.

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of our faculty members that are invited to write in national media outlets are their own, and not reflective of Wake Forest Law as an institution. Our policy is to re-publish all faculty member articles that are published in national media.

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Professor Tanya Marsh co-authors first-of-its-kind book, ‘Real Property for the Real World,’ with University of Texas professors

Professor Tanya Marsh has co-authored a book, “Real Property for the Real World: Building Skills Through Case Study,” with University of Texas Professors Heather Way and Lucille Wood. Published by West Publishing Co., the book shows how the concepts in first-year Property courses work in practice.

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Professor Harold Lloyd cited in The Nation article, ‘Are N.C. Republicans Plotting a ‘Legislative Coup’?’

Professor Harold Lloyd is quoted in the following article, “Are North Carolina Republicans Plotting A ‘Legislative Coup’?,” which was published in The Nation on Nov. 18, 2016, by writer Zoe Carpenter. An excerpt follows:

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Professor John Knox featured in Harvard Law Today article about former Irish president’s climate change opinions, environmental conference

Professor John Knox, UN special rapporteur on human tights and the environment, was referenced in the Harvard Law Today article, “Another ‘Angry Granny’ for Climate Justice,” published on Nov. 18, 2016.

The article is about former president of Ireland Mary Robinson, who called climate change an “existential threat” that requires “a coordinated, inclusive and urgent response,” as well as the two-day conference where she announced this: “Climate Change Displacement: Finding Solutions to an Emerging Crisis.”

The section of the article that references Professor Knox and his work follows.

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Professor Sidney Shapiro tells Scientific American that Trump, GOP Congress will have to pick their environmental targets

Professor Sidney Shapiro was quoted in the following article, “2 Major Environment Policies Will Be Hard for Trump to Undo,” published in Scientific Magazine on Nov. 18, 2016, and written by Chuck McCutcheon.

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Professor Michael Curtis quoted by Carolina Journal regarding possible N.C. Supreme Court expansion

Professor Michael Curtis is quoted in the following exclusive Carolina Journal story, “Supreme Court recusal rule could set precedent and settle law,” written by John Trump and published on Nov. 17, 2016, here.

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Professor Kami Chavis to discuss what law and order will look like in 2050 in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 30

Professor Kami Chavis is scheduled to participate in a Future Tense event on Wednesday, Nov. 30, in Washington, D.C., to consider how new crime-fighting technologies should be deployed to prevent crime, protect our rights, etc., in the future. Future Tense is a partnership of SlateNew America, and Arizona State University. The event will be live webcast and can be watched on the New America website. The following article originally appeared on Slate magazine’s website here. The article also appeared on New America’s website here.

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Professor Mark Rabil tells Winston-Salem Journal his client is innocent, date petition filed is irrelevant

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic, was featured in the Winston-Salem Journal article, “Winston-Salem man claiming wrongful conviction in murders is too late in filing federal appeal, Attorney General’s Office says,” published by Michael Hewlett on  Nov. 15, 2016.  The article discusses the latest in the case of Professor Rabil’s client, John Robert Hayes.  A portion of the article follows.

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