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Associate Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh elected to The American Law Institute

Professor Tanya Marsh is among 26 new members elected to The American Law Institute (ALI) on Tuesday, Jan. 27. According to ALI, this group includes highly accomplished individuals from 15 states and the District of Columbia. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro tells Bennington Banner new House bill will extend delay of basic public protections

President Obama, with no more elections left to run, has let his inner progressive out, as was seen in the State of the Union message last night. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro discusses Obama and the Administrative Procedure Act on Background Briefing talk radio show

Professor Sidney Shapiro, chair of Administrative Law at Wake Forest Law, was interviewed on Jan. 14 by Ian Masters on Background Briefing, talk radio show syndicated to 120 stations. Continue reading »

Professor Eugene Mazo

Professor Eugene Mazo spends January 2015 on Prawfsblawg

Professor Eugene Mazo is spending January 2015 as a guest blogger on Prawfsblawg, one of the most widely read blogs in the legal academy. Prawfsblawg invited Professor Mazo to share his thoughts about life and the law with his colleagues and students this month. “What an honor,” Professor Mazo said. “I’m new to blogging and am not even sure how many readers I’ll have.” Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro tells Huffington Post House Republicans voted to delay clean air, safer workplaces

WASHINGTON — The House passed a measure Tuesday to dramatically restrict the government’s ability to enact any significant new regulations or safety standards, potentially hamstringing the efforts of every federal agency, from financial regulators to safety watchdogs. Continue reading »

Assistant Professor of Law Gregory Parks

Professor Gregory Parks featured speaker for Coastal Carolina University’s MLK Jr. Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 14

CONWAY, S.C. — Wake Forest Law Professor Gregory Parks will be the featured speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. at Coastal Carolina University’s Wheelwright Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public with a ticket.

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Professor Ronald Wright

Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Ron Wright weighs in on NYPD slowdown

Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Ron Wright tells the that criminal justice actors rely on the income from LFOs in the article “The NYPD Slowdown is Working, Let’s Keep It,” published on Jan. 7, 2015:

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Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox says international community must do more to protect environmentalists from violence

Professor John Knox tells that the international community must do more to protect environmentalists in the article “The Slaughter of Innocents: Our Complicity in the Murder of Environmentalists” published on Thursday, Jan. 8th:

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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Simmons to moderate ‘Solutions for Improving Police/Community Relations’ in W-S town hall meeting on Monday, Jan. 19

The Ministers’ Conference of Winston-Salem and Vicinity has scheduled a second town hall meeting at 11:45 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 19 (the federal Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday), in the Anderson Center’s Dillard Auditorium on the campus of Winston-Salem State University. The community is invited to participate.
Like the first meeting, the upcoming one will address the theme, “Solutions for Improving Police/Community Relations.”

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A panel discussion regarding the death penalty was held at National Taiwan University on Tuesday, Dec. 16, which included former federal Judge Samuel Wilson ('74) as moderator; John Brownlee, former U.S. Attorney from Virginia; Leon Huang, a death penalty defense lawyer in Taiwan; and Professor Mark Rabil.

Professor Mark Rabil presents U.S. death penalty system to various groups in Taiwan

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the law school’s Innocence and Justice Clinic, joined the Honorable Samuel Wilson (’74) on a panel discussion regarding the U.S. death penalty system on Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Taiwan National University in Taipei. Also participating on the panel was Wilson’s former law clerk, John Brownlee, a former U.S. attorney in Virginia, and now head of while-collar crime for Holland & Knight. Continue reading »