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Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox quoted in New York Times article that examines United Nation’s performance on global challenges

Professor John Knox, a United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and the environment, was quoted in the New York Time article, “Examining the U.N.’s Record on Urgent Global Challenges,” published by Somini Sengupta on Sept. 19, 2016.

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Harold Lloyd

Professor Harold Lloyd writes on The Huffington Post: ‘Five Billion Dollar Pat McCrory’

Professor Harold Lloyd originally published the following post on The Huffington Post Blog here.

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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis quoted in Slate magazine regarding the family of Sandra Bland’s wrongful death settlement

Professor Kami Chavis is quoted in the article, “The Family of Sandra Bland Reaches a Remarkable Settlement in Wrongful Death Suit,” written by By Leon Neyfakh of Slate magazine.

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Quentin Huff (BA ’95, JD ’03) joins Wake Forest Law as Assistant Director of Bar Success

Professor Quentin Huff (BA ’95, JD ’03) joined Wake Forest Law in August 2016 as Assistant Director of Bar Success, but this is not his first experience with Wake Forest or the law school. “I like to call myself a ‘Triple Deac,’” he says.

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Professor Wendy Parker

Professor Wendy Parker to give Wake Forest Constitution Day lecture on Friday, Sept. 16

In celebration of Constitution Day 2016, Professor Wendy Parker will present her lecture,  ”Equal Protection & Black Lives Matter.”  The lecture is set for noon on Friday, Sept. 16, in Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  The event is free and open to the public.  Lunch will be served.

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Professor Mark Hall appointed to Brookings Institution as Nonresident Senior Fellow in Center for Health Policy

Professor Mark Hall, the director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, has been 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.

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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis speaks at Wake Forest Fall Leadership Summit on Thursday, Sept. 8

Professor Kami Chavis, Associate Dean for Research and Public Engagement and Director of the Criminal Justice Program, spoke at Wake Forest University’s Fall Leadership Summit on Thursday, Sept. 8, in the Graylyn Estate’s Mews Conference Room.
Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Wake Forest University Innocence and Justice Clinic

Professor Mark Rabil and Innocence and Justice Clinic featured in Record & Landmark article chronicling Norman Satterfield’s wrongful conviction

The Innocence and Justice Clinic and Director Professor Mark Rabil was featured in the Statesville Record & Landmark article, “‘MY OWN HELL’: 37 years after rape, victim’s life remains forever changed and a prisoner maintains his innocence,” published by Robert E. Lee on Sept. 4, 2016.

The articles chronicles the wrongful conviction of Norman Satterfield of Statesville, N.C.  Statterfield was sentenced to life in prison in 1979 for rape and burglary charges.  In 2012, the Innocence and Justice Clinic took his case.  Satterfield was expected to be released this past spring.  Instead, his sentence was reduced due to an overlooked common robbery conviction.

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Heather Gram returns to teach LAWR, Business Drafting

Adjunct Professor Heather Gram will begin the 2016-2017 academic year teaching the first section of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) to first-year students in the fall. In the spring semester, she will teach the second section of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research as well as a Business Drafting course.

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Professor Michael Curtis

Professor Michael Kent Curtis tells the Winston-Salem Journal: ‘It’s a good day for the right to vote’

The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Wednesday to reinstate North Carolina’s voter identification requirement and keep just 10 days of early in-person voting. The court rejected a request by Gov. Pat McCrory and other state officials to delay a lower court ruling that found the state law was tainted by racial discrimination. Continue reading »