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Associate Professor of Law Gregory Parks

Professor Gregory Parks named associate professor for new academic year

Professor Gregory Parks has been named Associate Professor beginning July 1, 2016.  Professor Parks’ research focuses on both race and law issues as well as social science and law issues and he teaches civil procedure among other courses.

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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein named associate professor for new academic year

Professor Andrew Verstein has been promoted to Associate Professor beginning June 1, 2016.  Professor Verstein teaches Business Associations, Contracts, Corporate Finance and Securities Litigation.

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Professor Jonathan Cardi

Professor Jonathan Cardi named Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Professor Jonathan Cardi will serve as Wake Forest Law’s newest Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, taking up the position officially on July 1, 2016. Professor Cardi will be moving into the position currently held by Professor Timothy Davis, who has served as the academic dean for the past year. Continue reading »

Professor Abigail Perdue

Professor Abigail Perdue’s article featured in Suffolk University Law School’s new blog, Legal Writing Matters

Associate Professor Abigail Perdue has become a guest contributor to Suffolk University Law School’s new blog, Legal Writing Matters.  Her article, “Legal Writing Matters: Bridging the Gap between Substance and Skill,” published originally on December 25, 2015, on the law school’s blog The Road to 1L, discusses the importance and lasting impacts of Legal Writing as a course.  Legal Writing Matters features articles pertaining to Legal Writing and Analysis courses by several guest contributors from around the nation. The original article follows:

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Tanya Marsh Associate Professor of Law

Professor Tanya Marsh to moderate free ABA Professors’ Corner webinar on lien property Tuesday, June 14

Professor Tanya Marsh will moderate a free ABA Professors’ Corner webinar at 12:30 p.m. Eastern/11:30 a.m. Central/9:30 a.m. Pacific on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. The topic is recent developments in lien property and will feature speakers Professor Wilson Freyermuth of University of Miami and Assistant Professor Christopher K. Odinet of Southern University Law Center. The webinar is a part of Professors’ Corner’s free monthly series that features a panel of law professors addressing various real estate and trust topics. To register for the webinar, click here.

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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein presents paper on insurance law and risk at Boston College Law

Professor Andrew Verstein was invited to present his paper, “Enterprise without Entities,” at the 2016 Liberty Mutual New Voices Workshop on Insurance Law and Risk, Thursday, June 9, at Boston College Law School.

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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 discusses federal lawsuit against Carolinas Healthcare in Winston-Salem Journal

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the following article on June 10, 2016, “Carolinas Healthcare faces federal lawsuit on competition practices in Charlotte area,” written by Richard Craver and published originally in the Winston-Salem Journal.

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Harold Lloyd

Professor Harold Lloyd authors two blogs in The Huffington Post on language and translation

Professor Harold Lloyd wrote the following blogs on The Huffington Post, published originally on June 8, 2016: “Verse Translation: A Call for Harder Work and Greater Care” and “Razing Babel: Two Sonnets for Too Xenophobic Times,” which follows.

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of our faculty members that are invited to write in national media outlets are their own, and not reflective of Wake Forest Law as an institution. Our policy is to re-publish all faculty member articles that are published in national media.

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Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox co-authors op/ed in The Guardian about protecting environmental defenders

Professor John Knox co-authored the following op/ed, “Protecting those who work to defend the environment is a human rights issue,” originally published in The Guardian on June 5, 2016, with fellow U.N. special rapporteurs Michel Forst and Victoria Tauli-Corpuz.

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Tanya Marsh Associate Professor of Law

Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Arkansas media about protecting Native American graves

In 1990, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act extended those requirements to any museum receiving federal funding. But the law doesn’t affect non-Indian remains, according to Tanya Marsh, a professor at Wake Forest University School of Law and the author of “The Law of Human Remains.” She sees “fundamental inconsistencies in the law” as it exists today. In all 50 states, the newly deceased must be treated with dignity, but older remains can be displayed in museums and are bought or sold on eBay, she said.

That’s what she is quoted as saying, “In Senate, Arkansans request new life for a child’s burial,” written by Frank Lockwood and published originally in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette on June 7, 2016. The original story follows.

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