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Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) is quoted about NC lawmakers reaching across aisle to end gerrymandering

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), director of the law school’s ranked Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) Program, is quoted in the following story, “NC Lawmakers Reach Across Aisle to End Gerrymandering,” that was published by Public News Service on April 4, 2017.

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Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) quoted in ABA Journal regarding professional responsibility

Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) is quoted in the following story, “Lawyers should tread carefully before quitting a troublesome client,” published in the American Bar Association Journal on April 1, 2017.

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Professor Ron Wright helps explain Michael Flynn’s immunity request

Professor Ron Wright is quoted in the following story, “Michael Flynn’s immunity request, explained,” written by Zach Beauchamp and published by Vox on March 31, 2017. An excerpt follows:

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Professors co-author op-ed regarding proposed N.C. law to weaken neighbors’ ability to be compensated in hog farm lawsuits

Professors Sidney Shapiro and Vanessa Zboreak (JD ’11) wrote the following op/ed,  ”Bill would weaken neighbors’ ability to be compensated in hog farm lawsuits,” that was published in the Raleigh News and Observer on April 1, 2017.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) quoted in News and Observer regarding HB2 compromise

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) is quoted in the following story, “HB2 is gone, but lawsuit challenging the old NC law could move ahead in court,” published in the Raleigh News and Observer on March 30, 2017.

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Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) co-authors interactive casebook on professionalism

Assistant Dean of Instructional Technologies and Design Ellen Murphy (JD ’02), director of the Master of Studies in Law degree program, has co-authored the textbook, “Professional Responsibility: A Contemporary Approach (3d),” part of a West Academic Publishing Interactive Casebook series.

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Professor Joel Newman’s paper ‘Should Olympic Medals be Taxed?’ featured on TaxProf Blog

Professor Joel Newman‘s paper, “Should Olympic Medals be Taxed?” has been featured on the Law Professor Blogs Network.  Paul Caron of Pepperdine University School of Law, posted the abstract, which follows, on the website’s TaxProf Blog on March 29, 2017.

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Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) quoted in Wallethub’s ’2017 Best & Worst States for Doctors’

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) , who is director of the law school’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) Program, is featured in the following story, “2017’s Best & Worst States for Doctors,”  written by John S. Keirnan and published by Wallethub on March 27, 2017.  Professor Coughlin is one of the experts discussing the biggest issues facing doctors today as well as the top five indicators in evaluating the best states for doctors, among others.

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Professor Kami Chavis featured on Public Radio International discussing recent uptick in hate crimes

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, is featured in an interview on March 27, 2017, on Public Radio International (PRI)’s  ”The Takeaway.”
On the show, “What Counts As ‘Hate Crime’ in 2017,” Professor Chavis discusses the recent uptick in hate crimes and how the United States DOJ might respond.
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Professor Mark Hall discusses repeal of ACA at Winston-Salem town hall meeting

Professor Mark Hall , director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, is quoted in the following story, “Refugees, health care and hacking discussed at town hall,” written by Todd Luck and published in The Chronicle of Winston-Salem on March 23, 2017.

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