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Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) receives Legal Writing Institute’s 2017 Mary S. Lawrence Award

The following announcement about Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), director of the law school’s Legal Analysis, Research & Writing (LAWR) program, being the 2017 Mary S. Lawrence Award recipient was released by the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) on May 3, 2017.  The award will be presented to Professor Coughlin  at the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD) Conference in July.  Continue reading »

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Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) presents at LWI Moot Court Conference, argues at North Carolina Supreme Court

Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) capped off a busy April by presenting at the Legal Writing Institute’s Second Biennial Moot Court Conference on April 29, 2017. The conference was hosted by John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Attending were faculty Moot Court advisers from more than 40 law schools from around the country, including the nation’s top Moot Court programs.

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Media Roundup for April 28, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 28, 2017:

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Professor Mark Hall to speak at 40th Annual Health Law Professors Conference

Professor Mark Hall, one of the most cited health law and policy professors and director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, will speak at the 40th Annual Health Law Professors Conference at Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta.

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Analysis shows Professor Mark Hall among most-cited health law scholars

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, has co-written the following piece, “Most-Cited Health Law Scholars,” with I. Glenn Cohen. Their analysis was published on Harvard Law’s  blog on April 18, 2017.  Professor Hall is one of the nation’s leading scholars in the areas of health care law, public policy, and bioethics. The author or editor of twenty books, including Making Medical Spending Decisions (Oxford University Press), and Health Care Law and Ethics (Aspen), he is currently engaged in research in the areas of health care reform, access to care by the uninsured, and insurance regulation.

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Professor Ron Wright’s ‘Jury Sunshine Project’ featured on NPR podcast

Professor Ron Wright, the Needham Yancey Gulley Professor of Criminal Law, has been interviewing prosecutors across North Carolina as part of his research regarding jury selection known as the “Jury Sunshine Project.” His research will generate a database — the first of its kind — of jury selection outcomes in felony trials in all 100 counties of North Carolina.

Professor Wright’s research was most recently featured on the April 11, 2017, episode of 90.5 WESA’s “Criminal (IN)Justice Podcast, Episode 45, University of Pittsburgh law professor and show host David Harris.

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As Brookings Institute Fellow, Professor Mark Hall co-writes ‘Making Sense of Invisible Risk Sharing’

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, co-wrote the following article, “Making Sense of Invisible Risk Sharing,” with Michigan Law Professor Nicholas Bagley that was published on the Brookings Institute website on April 12, 2017, that addresses the latest development in the Republican effort to replace Obamacare.  Hall is a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Economic Studies Center for Health Policy program at Brookings.

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Professor Joel Newman authors ‘A Short and Happy Guide to Federal Income Taxation’

Professor Joel Newman has authored a new book, “A Short and Happy Guide to Federal Income Taxation,” a West Publishing Company publication. The guide addresses basic law school income tax course topics such as deductions, capital recovery and mixed motive expenses.

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Professor Omari Simmons authors forthcoming book on college access

Professor Omari Simmons, director of the law school’s Business Law Program, has written the book, “College Access from the Ground-Up: Narratives Transformed,” a forthcoming Rutgers University Press publication.

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Professor Barbara Lentz authors chapter in forthcoming textbook about reflection in law school learning

Associate Professor of Legal Writing Barbara Lentz has authored the chapter, “Incorporating Reflection into Law Teaching and Learning,” in the forthcoming textbook, “Experiential Education in the Law School Curriculum,” a Carolina Academic Press publication.

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