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Professor Tanya Marsh’s Funeral and Cemetery Law class collaborates with Urban Death Project to bring natural human remains decomposition to your state

Wake Forest Law Professor Tanya Marsh’s Funeral and Cemetery Law class is working to help bring the natural process of human remains decomposition to your state. As the first and only course of its kind at an American law school, Marsh’s course is already an innovation. By collaborating with the Urban Death Project and its Kickstarter campaign, the course is pioneering new models of experiential learning. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of Wake Forest Law’s Criminal Justice Program, says Baltimore Collaborative Review represents significant step

Today, local and federal officials announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will conduct a Collaborative Review of the Baltimore Police Department to assess allegations of excessive uses of force and other issues within the department. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons to testifies in Washington, D.C., regarding body-mounted police cameras on Thursday, May 7

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of  Wake Forest Law’s Criminal Justice Program, will testify before the Washington, D.C., City Council’s Judiciary Committee regarding the use of body-mounted cameras on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox tells Triad Business Journal that Kenyan activist left mark on him during United Nations work

In his role as an expert on human rights and the environment for the United Nations, Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox has traveled the world and seen firsthand the human impact of environmental change. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox tells U.N. Radio incremental increases in global warming can impact human rights

Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox tells the United Nations Radio that increases in global warming of even half of a degree Celsius impact people’s ability to enjoy their human rights. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall tells New York Times there is a need to standardize medical billing

Professor Mark Hall tells the New York Times’ there is certainly a need to standardize billing in the following story that ran in the New York Times on Sunday, May 3, here.

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Wake Forest University researchers release study on ‘Medicaid Reform Options for North Carolina’

Wake Forest Law’s Mark A. Hall, Professor of Law & Public Health, and Edwin Shoaf (’14), Health Law and Policy Research Associate, released a study entitled, “Medicaid Reform Options for North Carolina,” on Friday, May 1. The study is the product of Wake Forest Law’s soon-to-be announced Health Law and Policy Program. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons interviewed by Huffington Post Live regarding Baltimore curfews

Criminal Justice Program Director and Professor Kami Chavis Simmons was featured in a live interview by Huffington Post Live on Monday, May 4, 2015. The segment, “Baltimore’s Curfews And The Socioeconomic Divide,” was lead by interviewer and HuffPost producer, Ricky Camilleri, and featured Philip Stinson, Criminal Justice Professor, Bowling Green State University and Mandla Deskins, National Organizer for Region 7 (D.C., Baltimore, Va.), NAACP, along with Professor Simmons. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox tells Reuters global warming negatively affects the full enjoyment of a wide range of human rights

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Holding global warming to a 2-degree Celsius temperature rise – the cornerstone of an expected new global climate agreement in December – will fail to prevent many of climate change’s worst impacts, a group of scientists and other experts, including Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox, warned Friday in a Reuters story here. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons speaks on Wisconsin Public Radio about police body cameras

Criminal Justice Program Director and Professor Kami Chavis Simmons was featured in an on-air interview by Wisconsin Pubic Radio to discuss the Department of Justice’s $20 million in funding for body-worm cameras for police which was held on May 1, 2015. Continue reading »