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Professor Timothy Davis co-authors new book entitled ‘Sports Law: Governance and Regulation’

Professor Timothy Davis has recently written a book titled, “Sports Law: Governance and Regulation.

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Professor Sidney Shapiro to be a panelist in the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice teleforum on Feb. 26

Professor Sidney Shapiro will be one of four panelists in “The State of the Information Quality Act Teleforum” presented by the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice. It will be held from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 26 . This teleforum is free of cost and is open to ABA members and the general public. Continue reading »

Professor Michael Green quoted in Top Class Actions article about bankruptcy legislation

Professor Michael Green was quoted in the following article, “Asbestos Victims Fight Asbestos Reform Legislation,” published originally in Top Class Actions on Feb. 24.

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Professor of Law Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh writes about ‘Home Funerals, Rent-Seeking and Religious Liberty’ in The Huffington Post

The following blog post, “Home Funerals, Rent-Seeking, and Religious Liberty,” written by Professor Tanya Marsh originally ran in The Huffington Post here on Feb. 22, 2016.

The death of a family member triggers a flurry of decisions, all of which must be made in a time of great emotional stress. At the center of the decisions is a single question–how should the dead be mourned and memorialized? The “right” answer can vary significantly based on religious beliefs, family politics, social norms, and the economic capacity of the family. Continue reading »

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) quoted in ‘The Wall Street Journal’ about standardized tests

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) was quoted in the following article, “LSAT’s Grip on Law-School Admissions Loosens,” published originally in “The Wall Street Journal” on Feb. 21.

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Assistant Dean Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) shares tips on mastering virtual classrooms in new eBook, Learning Solutions Conference March 16-18

Assistant Dean of Instructional Design Ellen Murphy (JD ’02) shared her tips on how to best connect with virtual students by using pre-course surveys for the eBook, “Engagement that Works: Tips from Learning Solutions Thought Leaders,” published by the ELearning Guild. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons speaks at ‘Innocent Until Proven Poor’ symposium

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the Criminal Justice Program at Wake Forest Law, will speak at a symposium entitled “Innocent Until Proven Poor,” hosted by the Michigan Journal of Race and Law on Feb. 19-20.

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Professor Jonathan Cardi receives Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award, James Williams Jr. (JD ’66) receives Medallion of Merit

The Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award was presented to Professor Jonathan Cardi, the law school’s Associate Dean for Research and Development, by Provost Rogan Kersh at the Founder’s Day Convocation on Feb. 18 in Wait Chapel. Also, James T. Williams Jr. (’62, JD ’66) received the Medallion of Merit, the University’s highest honor, which is presented annually for outstanding achievement and distinguished contribution to the University. Williams is the long-time firm manager of Brooks Pierce.

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Professor Harold Lloyd writes in Huffington Post: ‘Justice Scalia, Queen Anne and the Pragmatics of Interpretation’

Professor Harold Lloyd authored the following article, “Justice Scalia, Queen Anne and the Pragmatics of Interpretation,” published originally in the Huffington Post on Feb. 18, 2016.

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WFU Law Review

Wake Forest Law Review ranks 39th most-cited in 2015 Google Law Review rankings

In an annual ranking based on the number of citations a law review receives in Google Scholar articles, Wake Forest Law Review was the 39th most-cited articles in 2015. The complete list of rankings, as well as information about the ranking system itself, can be found at Witnesseth, the blog of Pepperdine School of Law Associate Professor Robert Anderson.

“I’m very grateful to the staff and the board of editors for all of their hard work,” said Don Morgan, editor-in-chief of Wake Forest Law Review. “Both the previous and current members have put in a ton of work, without which the quality of our publication would not be possible.”

The original article about the rankings follows:

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