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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis tells Wall Street Journal video in police officer trial over Walter Scott’s death is ‘pretty damning’

Professor Kami Chavis, Associate Dean for Research and Public Engagement and Director of the Criminal Justice Program, is quoted in the article, “Trial Over Walter Scott’s Death Revives Police-Shootings Debate,” co-written by Cameron McWhirter and Scott Calvert of The Wall Street Journal. This article was originally published Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016.

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Sidney A. Shapiro, law professor at Wake Forest University and vice president of the Center for Progressive Reform, testifies on regulatory reform before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.  Sept. 16, 2015, Washington, D.C.  Photo:  Jay Mallin

Professor Sidney Shapiro co-authors op-ed in Austin American-Statesman demanding Texas lawmakers stop eroding workers’ compensation Laws

Professor Sidney Shapiro co-wrote the following op-ed,  “Texas Lawmakers Must Stop Eroding Workers’ Compensation Laws,” with Thomas McGarity that was  published in the Austin American-Statesman newspaper on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. It can be found here. It was also published in the San Antonio Express-News here and the Rio Grande Guardian here.

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Professor Ron Wright is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars.  He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors.

Professor Ron Wright co-authors Seattle Times op/ed about changing role of prosecutors in addressing criminal justice reform

The following op/ed titled, “Prosecutors must learn to listen to critics and communities,” co-written by Professor Ron Wright and Dan Satterberg, King County, Washington, prosecutor, was originally published in The Seattle Times on Oct. 26, 2016.

THE Pew Research Center recently published a poll that revealed a deep racial divide in America when it comes to public confidence in police and the criminal-justice system. Three out of four white poll respondents said that the police were doing a good or excellent job and treated all ethnic groups equally. Only one in three African Americans held that same view.

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Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Seattle Times regarding designer’s plans for human remains

Professor Tanya Marsh is quoted in the following Seattle Times article, “Seattle designer’s plan for human remains: ‘What if we could just become compost?’” by published on Oct. 28, 2016.

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy will present the symposium, “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way of Death,” on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Free CLE credit from the North Carolina Bar is pending approval.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath

The Civilist Podcast: Six ways you can avoid losing friends because of social media — between now and Election Day

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) is quoted in PRI’s The Civilist with Steven Petrow in the following podcast, “Six ways you can avoid losing friends because of social media — between now and Election Day,” published on Oct. 26, 2016.

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Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox quoted in Christian Science Monitor regarding emissions cuts

Professor John Knox is quoted in the article, “How a president Trump could scuttle US role in climate accord,” written by and published in the Christian Science Monitor on Oct. 27, 2016. Continue reading »

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Triad Business Journal features Health Law and Policy Program study regarding Medicaid and N.C. veterans

Professor Mark Hall, director of the Health Law and Policy Program, and research associate Katherine E. Booth (JD ’15) authored the study,  ”Can Medicaid help (North Carolina) military veterans?”

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Wake Forest School of Law Professor Mark Hall poses in the law library on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Professor Mark Hall’s 2010 project on Affordable Care Act referenced in Health Affairs Blog article

Professor Mark Hall‘s 2010 study, “Examining Employers’ Use of Massachusetts’ Health Insurance Exchange to Inform Best Strategies Nationally Under the Affordable Care Act,” was referenced in the article, “How Can Research Be More Useful And Used? Lessons From A Long-Running Grant-Making Program,” published on Health Affairs Blog on Oct. 25, 2016.

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Ellen Murphy (JD '02)

Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) quoted in the ABA Journal regarding acceptance of competitive-keyword advertising for lawyers

Professor Ellen Murphy (JD ’02),  assistant dean of instructional design and director of the Master in Studies in Law (MSL) degree program, is quoted in the following ABA Journal story, “Texas lawyers may use competitors’ names in keyword marketing.”

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Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) blogs on Huffington Post: ‘Election 2016: The Potentially Polarizing Effects Of Search Engines, Social Media And Motivated Reasoning’

Professor Christine Coughlin (JD ’90) originally published the following post on The Huffington Post Blog here.

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