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Professor Gregory Parks promoted to full professor

Wake Forest Law congratulates Gregory Parks on his promotion to full professor with tenure as of July 1, 2017.

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) told the faculty she as learned at the 1L Breakfasts with the Dean that it is a real point of pride with first-year law students to perform well in Professor Parks’ classes. “He’s tough,” she added. “Please join me in congratulating Gregory on becoming a full professor.”

The law school faculty voted on the promotions this spring and the decisions were ratified by the Provost, the President and the Board of Trustees. Continue reading »

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Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) to speak at N.C. State College of Education graduate commencement ceremony May 13

Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02), assistant dean of instructional technologies and design and director of the Master of Studies in Law degree and certificate program, will deliver the “Charge to the Graduates” at the North Carolina State College of Education graduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2017. Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for May 7, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 28, 2017:

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Professor Abigail Perdue participates in LWI Webinar

Professor Abigail Perdue, director of the law school’s Washington, D.C.,Summer Judicial Externship Program, participated as a panelist in a one-hour webinar sponsored by the Legal Writing Institute’s Scholarship Committee on May 3, 2017.

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Professor Kami Chavis appointed associate provost for academic initiatives

The following announcement about Professor Kami Chavis, associate dean for Research and Public Engagement and Director of Criminal Justice Program, appeared on Inside WFU on May 3, 2017: Continue reading »

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Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) receives Legal Writing Institute’s 2017 Mary S. Lawrence Award

The following announcement about Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), director of the law school’s Legal Analysis, Research & Writing (LAWR) program, being the 2017 Mary S. Lawrence Award recipient was released by the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) on May 3, 2017.  The award will be presented to Professor Coughlin  at the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) Conference in July.  Continue reading »

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Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) presents at LWI Moot Court Conference, argues at North Carolina Supreme Court

Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) capped off a busy April by presenting at the Legal Writing Institute’s Second Biennial Moot Court Conference on April 29, 2017. The conference was hosted by John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Attending were faculty Moot Court advisers from more than 40 law schools from around the country, including the nation’s top Moot Court programs.

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Media Roundup for April 28, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 28, 2017:

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Professor Mark Hall to speak at 40th Annual Health Law Professors Conference

Professor Mark Hall, one of the most cited health law and policy professors and director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, will speak at the 40th Annual Health Law Professors Conference at Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta.

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Analysis shows Professor Mark Hall among most-cited health law scholars

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, has co-written the following piece, “Most-Cited Health Law Scholars,” with I. Glenn Cohen. Their analysis was published on Harvard Law’s  blog on April 18, 2017.  Professor Hall is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law, public policy, and bioethics. The author or editor of twenty books, including Making Medical Spending Decisions (Oxford University Press), and Health Care Law and Ethics (Aspen), he is currently engaged in research in the areas of health care reform, access to care by the uninsured, and insurance regulation.

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