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Media Roundup for the week of Oct. 27, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Oct. 27, 2017: Continue reading »

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Professor Michael Curtis joins ‘Distorting the Truth: Fake News and Free Speech’ symposium on Oct. 27, 2017

Professor Michael Curtis is participating in a symposium sponsored by the Center for Media Law and Policy and the First Amendment Law Review titled “Distorting the Truth: ‘Fake News’ & Free Speech.” The event is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill will bring together noted legal scholars, social scientists and professionals, including keynote speaker Angie Drobnic Holan, editor of Politifact, to discuss this increasingly important topic. Continue reading »

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Dean Emeritus and Professor Bob Walsh wins national award

Wake Forest University School of Law Dean Emeritus and Professor Bob Walsh received the 2017 A. Sherman Christensen Award, given by the American Inns of Court in recognition of outstanding service and exceptional leadership on Saturday, Oct. 21.

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Adjunct Professor Ali Tomberlin elected president of Forsyth County Bar Association

Adjunct Professor Allison “Ali” Tomberlin, a partner Beechler Tomberlin Attorneys, is the newly elected president of the Forsyth County Bar Association, the 21st Judicial District Bar.

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Wake Forest Law Media Roundup for the week of Oct. 20, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Oct. 20, 2017: Continue reading »

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Professor Shannon Gilreath to speak on First Amendment at National Constitution Center event on Tuesday, Nov. 28

Professor Shannon Gilreath will participate in a program by the National Constitution Center on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. The event will be held at the Debate Chamber at Old Parkland in Dallas, Texas. Professor Gilreath had an op/ed published in The Dallas Morning News on Nov. 23 regarding the topic of his presentation.

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Professor Abigail Perdue launches new blog on pedagogy, TeachLawBetter.com

In August 2017, Professor Abigail Perdue launched a new blog, TeachLawBetter.com. It is dedicated to celebrating experiments in pedagogy and facilitating the free exchange of innovative law teaching ideas. Teach Law Better.com features a collection of posts intended to encourage more effective teaching. For example, Professor Rosa Kim of Suffolk Law School authored a blog discussing the importance of active learning, while Professors Joe Fore (University of Virginia) and Emily Grant (Washburn) shared insights regarding how to “reset” a classroom. Professor Perdue and Mike Garrigan (JD ’19) related stories of the educators who had had the most profound impact on their lives and how law professors could emulate their approaches to teach law better.

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Professor Michael Green to lead discussion at European Group on Tort Law meeting Friday, Oct. 20

Professor Michael Green will attend a public meeting of the European Group on Tort Law on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Universität Innsbruck in Austria. The conference is titled “Challenges of Tort Law Today” and Professor Green is to speak on the subject of “Challenges of Toxic Torts.”

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Professors host live webinars on mediation programs addressing legal needs of indigent, aging populations

Two Wake Forest School of Law professors are participating in live webinars co-sponsored by the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts and the N.C. Dispute Resolution Commission  on Oct. 18-19, 2017,  as part of Conflict Resolution Week Webinar Series. Another webinar, “Advances in Online Dispute Resolution and its Role in the Future,” is planned for Oct. 17.

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Media Roundup for the week of Oct. 14, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Oct. 14, 2017: