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Professor Mark Hall participates on Brookings Institute panel examining what works in the ACA Marketplaces

Professor Mark Hall participated in a Brookings Institute Forum panel in Washington, D.C., covered in the following story, “Panel Examines What Works, What Doesn’t in ACA Marketplaces,” written by Michael Laff that was published on Feb. 14, 2017, in the American Family Physician Journal.

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Professor Mark Hall’s study reveals N.C. hospitals not eager to receive patients with ACA coverage

Professor Mark Hall‘s recently published study, “A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina,” was referenced in the article “N.C. Among Tops in Country for Sick ACA Signups” written by Richard Craver and published in the News & Record on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.

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Professor Michael Green quoted in USA Today, other media about unprecedented Facebook defamation settlement

Professor Michael Green was quoted in the following article, “Facebook Defamation Leads to 500k Settlement,” written by John Boyle and published in the Asheville (N.C.) Citizen Times on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. This story was also covered by several other media channels including USA Today Online, the Record & Herald News Online and the News & Record Online/Greensboro.com.

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Professor Kami Chavis publishes op/ed on police reform under the Trump Administration on RegBlog

Professor Kami Chavis wrote the following op/ed, “The Future of Police Reform Under the Trump Administration,” originally published on RegBlog on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.

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Professor Mark Hall releases ‘A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina’

Professor Mark A. Hall, with the help of Health Law and Policy Program Fellow Katherine Booth (JD ’16), has released “A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina.” Professor Hall is the director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, which launched in 2015.

The report, researched and written by Professor Hall, is sponsored by the Brookings Institution’s Center for Health Policy and by The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. Professor Hall recently was appointed as the only Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings Institution, part of the Washington, D.C.-based think tank’s Economic Studies research program.

The report is a 16-page analysis of North Carolina’s ACA market that was issued on Feb. 9, 2017, as part of an assessment of five ACA markets: North Carolina, Michigan, Texas, California and Florida.

The Raleigh News and Observer’s John Murawski published the following story, “Sicker population + state policy = NC’s high ACA costs,” on Feb. 10, 2017.

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Francie Scott (JD ’04) has article published in NALP’s February bulletin

Francie Scott (JD ’04), assistant director of the Office of Career & Professional Development, has authored an article in the NALP February bulletin.

In her role as the OCPD’s associate director, Scott counsels students on all aspects of professional development and career planning.  She helped create the curriculum and implement the law school’s mandatory 1L Professional Development course, covering career development, job search skills, and professionalism. She currently serves as the Director of Professional Development, where she maintains primary oversight for the course syllabus and teaching.

The article, published in the February 2017 NALP Bulletin, is entitled “Habit Forming: Self-Care as an Essential Element of Professional Development” and discusses incorporating self-care into professional development training.

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Professor Chris Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) publishes redistricting op/ed in News and Observer

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) and her research assistant, Adam Messenlehner, wrote the following op/ed, “Return NC to a democracy through fair redistricting,” that was published originally in the Raleigh News and Observer on Feb. 9, 2017.

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Professors Margaret Taylor and Helen Parsonage discuss President Trump’s immigration ban

Professor Margaret Taylor and Adjunct Professor Helen Parsonage, an immigration attorney in Winston-Salem, participated in the panel discussion, “The New Administration’s Refugee and Immigration Policy: What Does it Mean?,” on Friday, Feb. 3, in Wake Forest University’s Pugh Auditorium.

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Professor Dick Schneider participates in Law Library of Congress event commemorating 500th anniversary of Jewish Ghetto of Venice

Professor Dick Schneider is participating in a Law Library of Congress program in Washington, D.C., later this month commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice. The following blog post by , “Law Library Program to Further Explore History of Venetian Ghetto” published on Feb. 7, 2017, outlines the details of the event.

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Faculty Profile – Steve Garland (JD ’80)

From an afternoon daily newspaper to Charlotte and Winston-Salem law firms to serving as town attorney, Wake Forest Law Professor of Practice Steve Garland (JD ‘80) eventually found his way to the law school classroom.

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