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Winston-Salem Chronicle: Professor Beth Hopkins leaving a legacy of service at Wake Forest

Professor Beth Hopkins was featured in an article written in the Winston-Salem Chronicle, “Hopkins leaving a legacy of service at Wake Forest”, on April 28. The original article follows. Continue reading »

Professors Barbara Lentz and Andrew Verstein to speak at Emory Law’s Transactional Law and Skills Conference, June 10-11

Professors Barbara Lentz and Andrew Verstein will be speaking at Emory University Law School’s Fifth Biennial Conference on Teaching Transactional Law, entitled “Method in the Madness: The Art and Science of Teaching Transactional Law and Skills,” from June 10 to 11 in Atlanta, Georgia. Continue reading »

Erin Mizelle for the Winston-Salem Chronicle

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), Professor Omari Simmons and Innocence and Justice Clinic earn Winston-Salem Chronicle’s Community Service Awards

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), Professor Omari Simmons and the Innocence and Justice Clinic, led by Professor Mark Rabil, were honored at the Winston-Salem Chronicle’s 31st Annual Community Service Awards Gala on April 23, 2016.

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Harold Lloyd

Professor Harold Lloyd writes on Huffington Post blog about McCrory and HB2

Professor Harold Lloyd writes about North Carolina Gov. Pat Mcrory’s stumble to the floor after missing his chair and reflects on the passing of HB2. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons tells Christian Science Monitor the Tamir Rice settlement won’t spur reform

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons was quoted in the following article, “After $6 million Tamir Rice settlement, questions of justice linger,” published originally by The Christian Science Monitor on April 25. This story also ran in Yahoo! News.
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Professor Tim Davis

Professor Tim Davis discusses how athletes choose which school to attend in the Raleigh News & Observer

Professor Tim Davis was quoted in the following story, “Large number of transfers rocks college basketball,” originally published in the Raleigh News & Observer on April 24, 2016.

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Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox quoted in article about Paris climate deal

Professor John Knox was quoted in the following article, “Paris climate deal falls short, U.N. expert says,” originally published on on April 21, 2016.

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Steve Virgil

Professor Steve Virgil featured in article discussing April’s NC Investor Day conference

Professor Steve Virgil was featured in the following article, “NC Investor Day conference focuses on financing opportunities for startups,” originally published in WRAL TechWire on April 18, 2016.

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Eric Panicco, a graduate student studying under Professor Sidney Shaprio, authors article in CPRBlog

Eric Panicco, a candidate for Master of Arts in Sustainability at Wake Forest University who is undertaking an independent study for Wake Forest Law Professor and CPR Member Scholar Sidney Shapiro, authored the following article, “Good News for North Carolina Coasts, ” originally published in CPRBlog on April 18, 2016.  Continue reading »

Professor Beth Hopkins (BA ’73), inaugural director of the Smith Anderson Center for Community Outreach, retires after 30-plus years at Wake Forest University

Professor Beth Hopkins (BA ’73) is retiring from Wake Forest University after more than 30 years in various roles, most recently as the inaugural director of the Smith Anderson Center for Community Outreach at Wake Forest Law. In her role as outreach director since 2010, she has overseen the law school’s Pro Bono Project and the Public Interest Law Organization (PILO). A celebration of her contributions will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19, in the Law Commons of the Worrell Professional Center.

Hopkins’ retirement was reported by several sources, including the William & Mary Law School website, in  an article titled, “Professor Beth Hopkins, JD ’77, Retires After Distinguished Career At Wake Forest,” published on May 11, 2016.  Hopkins graduated from the Marshall Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary in 1977.

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