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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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Former Innocence and Justice Clinic students return to present defense in Winston-Salem murder case

Wake Forest Law Professor Mark Rabil, director of the law school’s Innocence and Justice Clinic, says this story in the Winston-Salem Journal showcases the clinic’s work and the fact that the outcome is not always as important as the process. Continue reading »

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

Professor Harold Lloyd presents at the 2014 Retail Law Conference in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, Oct. 17

Professor Harold Lloyd will present “Legal Ethics in a Technology Driven World” at the 2014 Retail Law Conference in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, Oct. 17. The conference sponsor is the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA). Other speakers include N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper, Gaither Keener, Chief Legal Officer of Lowes, and Lee Cheng, Chief Legal Officer of newegg.com. Continue reading »

Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein presents at the 2014 International Business Law Scholars’ Roundtable and Midwest Law and Economics Association meeting

Professor Andrew Verstein presents “Benchmark Manipulation” at the 2014 International Business Law Scholars’ Roundtable at Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Friday, Oct. 10. Continue reading »