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Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox named first United Nations Human Right Council special rapporteur on human rights and the environment

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox has been named the first special rapporteur on human rights and the environment to the United Nations. Knox has served as the first Independent Expert on human rights and the environment to the United Nations since 2012.  Continue reading »

Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein’s article ‘Insider Trading in Commodities Markets’ to be published in Virgina Law Review

Professor Andrew Verstein‘s article, “Insider Trading in Commodities Markets,” will be published in the Virginia Law Review. Professor Verstein teaches Business Associations, Contracts, Financial Services Regulation and Securities Regulation. Verstein’s research focuses on financial regulation and contract law. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall tells NPR’s Marketplace health insurance companies are healthy

Professor Mark Hall tells NPR’s Marketplace Dan Gorenstein in this story that despite a rough few years, health insurance companies have weathered the storm. On Thursday, a new report out from the Commonwealth Fund finds the health insurance industry is doing just fine, thank you very much. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox speaks at ‘Climate Talks: Negotiating the Fate of the Planet’

On Wednesday, March 18, Professor John Knox presented as a part of a panel titled “Climate Talks: Negotiating the Fate of the Planet” presented by The Humanities Institute of Wake Forest University. In December of 2014, over 10,000 representatives from 190 nations met in Lima, Peru for the United Nation’s 20th climate summit. Three of the representatives were from Wake Forest—biologist and professor Miles Silman, journalist Justin Catanoso, and UN human rights expert Professor John Knox. Continue reading »

Professor Luellen Curry

Professor Luellen Curry featured as panelist at SE/SW People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference

Professor Luellen Curry was featured as a panelist at the Southeast/Southwest People of Color Conference (SESWPOCC) held on March 19-22 at North Carolina Central University School of Law. The 2015 SESWPOCC worked to bring this year’s theme, “The Pipeline: Preparing Prospective Student for Law School, Law Students for Law Practice, and the Next Generation of Law Professors,” to life through guest panelists sharing their thoughts on pedagogy and teaching, professional identity formation and training and mentorship.
Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Simmons tells The Chronicle of Winston-Salem use of cell phone cameras encourages police accountability

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons is tells The Chronicle of Winston-Salem that the use of cell phone cameras is an incredible tool for police accountability.

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Wake Forest Law Professor Mark Rabil is the director of the law school's Innocence and Justice Clinic.

Professor Mark Rabil participates in WFU ‘Mass Incarceration and the Criminal Justice System’ symposium

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic, spoke at the “Mass Incarceration and the Criminal Justice System” symposium held on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at ZSR Library on the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University. The symposium was held by The Humanities Institute of Wake Forest University.

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Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in Bloomberg BNA about new case that attacks environmental regulations

Wake Forest Law Professor Sidney Shapiro was quoted in the March 19 issue of Bloomberg BNA in the article, “Enforceable Right to Challenge Agency Data Asserted in Lawsuit Heard by Ninth Circuit,” discussing a case being considered by the 9th circuit court of appeals addressing the integrity of the information issued by environmental agencies concerning health and environmental regulations.

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Professor Abigail Perdue

Professor Abigail Perdue presents at Fifth Annual Capital Area Legal Writing Conference

Professor Abigail Perdue represented Wake Forest University School of Law at the Fifth Annual Capital Area Legal Writing Conference hosted by William & Mary School of Law on March 6, 2015, in Williamsburg, Va.

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Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall receives Blue Cross Blue Shield grant for heath and well-being research

Wake Forest Law Professor Mark Hall is among several fellow Wake Forest University faculty members who will receive support from four $50,000 seed grants from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina to fund their research projects in the field of health and well-being. Hall, who is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law, will be working mainly to develop and disseminate information and to balance debates over whether to expand Medicaid eligibility within North Carolina.

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