Professor John Korzen (BA ’81, JD ’91) argued on Nov. 4 in the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Raleigh, in the case of Town of Beech Mountain v. Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc. Defendant Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc. (Genesis) is a client of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic that Professor Korzen directs. Genesis is a non-profit organization whose mission is to care for injured and orphaned wildlife and to educate the public about wildlife.
November 10th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
Professor John Knox participates in CEES event, ‘Road Map to Paris,’ about COP21 on Thursday, Nov. 19
November 4th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox, United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and the Environment, and other Wake Forest University faculty climate change experts will present a moderated discussion, “Road Map to Paris – Everything you ever wanted to know about COP21, but were afraid to ask,” from 7 – 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19 in Broyhill Auditorium, Farrell Hall on the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University. The event is presented by the Wake Forest University Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES). Continue reading »
Professors Harold A. Lloyd and Tanya Marsh lead roundtable discussions at the 45th annual ICSC conference
November 3rd, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Harold A. Lloyd and Professor Tanya Marsh each led notable roundtable discussions at the 45th annual ICSC conference on U.S. Shopping Center Law on Oct. 30 in Phoenix, Arizona. Chris Stoffan (JD ’13) was also in attendance.
October 30th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
Professor of Law and Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Shannon Gilreath is quoted in the USA Today article, “How to handle your Facebook friends’ posts on politics,” on Friday, Oct. 30 saying, “Politics in this country, for people who are paying attention, has always involved passion and heat. But the fact that Facebook and Twitter and social media generally mean that these postings are ubiquitous doesn’t necessarily mean that the political tenor itself is new.” Continue reading »
Professor Mark Rabil discusses the problem with mass incarceration in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
October 29th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Mark Rabil was quoted in the following article, “Legal Experts Advocate Change in Mindset Toward Policing, Incarceration” in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education on Wednesday, Oct. 28. He discusses how the mass incarceration occurring in the U.S. today is akin to modern-day slavery. Rabil has been the director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic at Wake Forest Law since 2009. In 1984, Rabil began representing Daryl Hunt, a man who had been accused rape and murder, and spent the next 20 years proving that Hunt was innocent until he was finally released in 2003. Rabil has served Wake Forest Law in many capacities, from clinic supervising attorney to adjunct professor to full professor, since 1983. Continue reading »
Professor Kami Chavis Simmons discusses how rarely police officers are prosecuted in Christian Science Monitor
October 29th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Kami Chavis Simmons was quoted in the following article, “Police facing prosecution more often, but it’s still rare,” in The Christian Science Monitor on Thursday, Oct. 29. She discusses how rare it is not only for police officers to be prosecuted, but to be charged with crimes related to excessive force as well. Simmons is a Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Program at Wake Forest University School of Law. In 2015, she was appointed as a Senior Academic Fellow at the Joint Center for Political And Economic Studies. She has substantial practice experience and writes and teaches in areas related to criminal law, criminal procedure and criminal justice reform.
October 25th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
October 24th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Mark Hall was quoted in an article titled, “Changing Medicaid to managed care could take years,” for WRAL.com on Oct. 24. Hall is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law, public policy and bioethics. The author or editor of twenty books, including Making Medical Spending Decisions (Oxford University Press), and Health Care Law and Ethics (Aspen), he is currently engaged in research in the areas of heath care reform, access to care by the uninsured, and insurance regulation. The article follows in full below.
October 23rd, 2015 | Research | Comments Off