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Professor Michael Curtis

Professor Michael Curtis quoted in Old Gold and Black about gun debate on college campuses

Professor Michael Curtis is quoted in the following Old Gold and Black story about gun debate reaches college campuses by Rachel Wallen.

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Professor Michael D. Green

Professor Michael Green quoted in Maclean’s about what you don’t know about a leading morning-sickness drug

Professor Michael Green is quoted in the following Maclean’s story entitled, “What you don’t know about a leading morning-sickness drug.” Continue reading »

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 quoted in Newsday: ‘Case raises questions about how we pick district attorneys’

Professor Ron Wright is quoted in the following Newsday story:

When a Nassau County emergency management official was arrested last week on perjury and misconduct charges, local reaction broke along the usual partisan lines.

Acting District Attorney Madeline Singas, a Democrat, said Deputy Commissioner Edward Korona Jr. of Hicksville falsely answered “no” on civil-service applications when asked if he’d been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor.

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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 Ronald Wright joins U.S. Sentencing Commission expert roundtable in Washington, D.C.

Professor Ronald Wright was among the speakers at an expert roundtable discussion hosted by the U.S. Sentencing Commission on Oct. 15. 2015. The roundtable took place at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

NPR: Health Law and Policy Program Director Mark Hall’s hybridized Medicaid plan for North Carolina receiving national attention

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in an article by NPR, WFAE and Kaiser Health News on the changes the state of North Carolina is striving to make to Medicaid. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, Walter Holton (JD ’84) and Ben David (JD ’95) among founding members of Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration

Wake Forest Law Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, has joined more than 130 current and former police chiefs, sheriffs, federal and state prosecutors, and attorneys general from all 50 states to form Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration to urge for a reduction in both crime and incarceration. Walter Holton (JD ’84), former U.S Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina, and Ben David (JD ’95), district attorney for New Hanover and Pender counties in North Carolina, are also founding members of the group.

“This is a critical time in our nation with respect to criminal justice reform,” Professor Simmons says. “There is now widespread bipartisan support for major changes including alternatives to arrest and reforming mandatory minimum laws.  We are experienced current and former law enforcement officials who know that we can reduce mass incarceration and crime at the same time.” Continue reading »

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) presents ‘Examining Critical Race Theory’ at Harvard Law School

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) presented a lecture titled, “Examining Critical Race Theory: Outsider Jurisprudence and HIV/AIDS–a Perspective on Desire and Power,” on Monday, Oct. 19, at Harvard Law School.

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Wake Forest law professor Harold Lloyd poses in the Worrell Professional Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Professor Harold Lloyd cited in The Washington Post about the Affordable Care Act

Professor Harold Lloyd’s paper “Law’s ‘Way of Words’: Pragmatics and Textualist Error” was cited in a Sept. 15, 2015, op-ed about the Affordable Care Act and the U.S. Supreme Court case King v. Burwell on the Volokh Conspiracy, a blog that is part of The Washington Post. The entire op-ed follows:.

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Edgardo Ricciardiello

Profile: Edgardo Ricciardiello, Visiting International Researcher (VIR)

It was late 2003 when Edgardo Ricciardiello first met Wake Forest Law Professor Alan Palmiter in Venice, Italy. At the time, Ricciardiello was pursuing his doctorate in company law and securities regulation at the University of Bologna. Professor Palmiter suggested that Ricciardiello consider coming to Wake Forest Law for a semester to study on campus so he could utilize the law school’s resources for his research and have a cultural exchange experience. That suggestion led to the birth of what would become Wake Forest Law’s Visiting International Researcher (VIR) program with Ricciardiello signing on to be the very first participant. Continue reading »

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 joins new think tank to train, study prosecutors featured in Wall Street Journal

Professor Ron Wright has been tapped to serve on the new Institute for Innovation in Prosecution, which is featured in the following Wall Street Journal story, “New Think Tank Aims to Train, Study Prosecutors.” The institute was launched by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. A portion of the original story follows: Continue reading »