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Professor Ralph Peeples

Professor Ralph Peeples quoted in Raleigh N&O about lawsuit filed by former Butner prison inmate

Professor Ralph Peeples is quoted in the following story in the Raleigh News and Observer.

“Knowing there’s a limit on how much can be recovered for pain and suffering makes uncertain cases less attractive,” said Ralph Peeples, a Wake Forest University law professor. “You can no longer say if we win, we win really really big.”

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Professor Beth Hopkins

Professor Beth Hopkins to receive ‘Dare to Make a Difference’ award at 36th annual MLK Day Noon Commemoration

Professor Beth Hopkins, the director of outreach at Wake Forest Law, will be honored with the Martin Luther King Jr.  “Dare to Make a Difference” Award in recognition of her efforts for human and civil rights at noon on Monday, Jan. 18, at the Benton Convention Center. Continue reading »

Professor Maureen Eggert

Maureen Eggert explains ins and outs of North Carolina’s new abortion law to WFDD

Maureen Eggert, associate director for Student and Instructional Services at Wake Forest Law, was interviewed by WFDD’s Keri Brown in the following news report, “North Carolina’s New Law Puts Abortion Back In The Spotlight.” You can listen to the original interview here.

In addition to serving as an instructor of Legal Research, Eggert is an adjunct professor with the University’s Women and Gender Studies Department.

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Wake Forest Law Professor Mark Rabil is the director of the law school's Innocence and Justice Clinic.

Innocence and Justice Clinic director shares thoughts on ‘Making a Murderer’ documentary with WXII

Professor Mark Rabil, the director of Wake Forest Law’s Innocence Clinic, said he started teaching the Steven Avery murder case years before the “Making a Murderer” documentary came out. He shares his thoughts on what the popular series shows with WXII’s Briana Conner. Watch the video here. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons joins HuffPo Live discussion regarding Bill Cosby charges

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons joined Cultural Critic Michaela Angela Davis, Senior Staff Writer Jamilah King and Salon Politics Writer Amanda Marcotte on the HuffPo Live segment to discuss “Comedian Faces Charges For 2004 Assault,” which originally aired on Dec. 31, 2015. Continue reading »

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

Professor Harold Lloyd publishes ‘Poets and Lawyers: Birds of a Feather’ on The Huffington Post blog

Professor Harold Lloyd published the following piece on his Huffington Post blog here:

People are often surprised to learn that the great American poet Wallace Stevens was a lawyer. His “real job” was heading the fidelity and surety claims division of Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company. He was also an officer of the affiliated Harvard Livestock Insurance Company. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law Professor Shannon Gilreath

Professor Shannon Gilreath tells the Advocate the real promise of the transgender movement is freedom from gender restrictions

Professor Shannon Gilreath tells the Advocate in the following story, “The real promise of the transgender movement is not the freedom to figure out ways to become more fully male or fully female, but rather freedom from gender entirely.” Read the original story posted on Dec. 14, 2015, by Cleis Abeni, “Psst … There’s a Radical Notion in a New Report About Gender Language,” here.

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Professor John Knox featured on CNBC, other media regarding Missouri Superfund landfill site

Professor John Knox is expected to receive a special report regarding the investigation of human rights violations against communities surrounding Republic Services’ West Lake Superfund landfill site in Bridgeton, Missouri, in his role as UN Special Rapporteur of the United Nations Human Rights and Environment Program. Read the original story here. Continue reading »

Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Bloomberg View cites Professor Andrew Verstein law review article about insider trading in commodities markets

Professor Andrew Verstein‘s law review article and recent blog post regarding insider trading in commodities markets is referenced in the following Bloomberg View story by Matt Levine. Read the original report here.

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Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox tells Reuters that Paris negotiations must ensure climate change actions meet human rights obligations

Professor John Knox, who is in Paris attending the climate talks as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, tells Reuters negotiations must ensure climate change actions meet human rights obligations. Read the original story here. Continue reading »