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Professor John Knox speaks to consequences of global warming

In an article written by Leehi Yona for rabble.ca, she discusses why Canada must become more aware of damages that can be created from global warming. She uses a quote from Professor John Knox, who spoke at the United Nations last week as the U.N. Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and the Environment. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons named a Joint Center Senior Fellow

Wake Forest University School of Law Professor and Criminal Justice Program Director Kami Chavis Simmons has been named a Senior Academic Fellow for the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. Continue reading »

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Professor John Knox joins other human rights leaders discussing the Paris agreement

The UN’s Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, Professor John Knox, joined other human rights leaders to discuss how the issues should be embedded in the Paris agreement. Knox recently published a report, working with the Climate Vulnerable Group of Countries, that highlights the implications of the current 2 °C temperature target versus more ambitious objectives for human rights. Continue reading »

Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox warns about temperature increase at U.N. Climate Talks covered by Reuters

Professor John Knox, U.N. special rapporteur for human rights and the environment, warned in a statement on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at the United Nations Climate Talks that a 2 degree temperature increase would have “a grave effect on the enjoyment of a wide range of human rights, including rights to life and health.” Continue reading »

Professor Eugene Mazo

Ohio State University holds conference on Professor Eugene Mazo’s forthcoming book

A conference, sponsored by The Democracy Program at Ohio State University, in conjunction with Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law, on “Election Law Stories,” a book being edited by Professor Eugene Mazo, along with his colleague Joshua Douglas of the University of Kentucky, was held June 4-5, 2015. The book will be published by Foundation Press this year. Continue reading »

Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Simmons delivers Seaford High School commencement speech

Director of Wake Forest Law’s Business Law Program, Professor Omari Simmons, delivered the high school commencement speech for Seaford High School in Seaford, Delaware on Friday, June 5, 2015 in the Bob Dowd Stadium at Seaford High School. Simmons is a native of Delaware. Continue reading »

Professor Omari Simmons inducted into MERIT Hall of Fame

Professor Omari Simmons was inducted into the MERIT Hall of Fame for his efforts advancing higher education opportunities. The ceremony was held at the Seaford Boys & Girls Club on Saturday, June 6 in Seaford, Delaware. Continue reading »

Professor Ron Wright is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars.  He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors.

Professor Ron Wright presents at the 2015 RCN Understanding Guilty Pleas Symposium

Professor Ron Wright spoke at the 2015 RCN Understanding Guilty Pleas Symposium held June 2-3, 2015 at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Continue reading »

Wake Forest School of Law Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD '77)

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) featured in National Law Journal about getting top job at Wake Forest Law

Suzanne Reynolds, a professor at Wake Forest University School of Law who has served as interim dean for the past year, is getting a promotion. University leaders this week named her dean, effective on July 1. She is the school’s first woman dean.
“As executive associate dean and interim dean, Suzanne Reynolds has proven herself to be well qualified to lead Wake Forest School of Law,” university President Nathan Hatch said in a written statement. “She is a wonderful mentor and model for our law students, exemplifying the blend of research and practice that distinguishes the school. She has the vision and experience to ensure Wake Forest will continue to set the highest standards in legal education.” Continue reading »

Professor Ron Wright is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars.  He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors.

Professor Ron Wright discusses law school trends in Triad Business Journal

Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor Ron Wright is quoted about law school cost, time, and applications trends in the following Triad Business Journal article, “Faster. cheaper. hands-on. This isn’t your grandfather’s law school” which was published on Friday, June 5, 2015 saying, “Schools are doing what they can to cut down on the cost and let people do it quicker.” The article follows in full below. Continue reading »