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Law professors deliberate possibility of climate control’s fate under the Trump Administration

Four Wake Forest Law professors recently expressed concern for encroaching environmental factors that continue to cause irreversible damage to air, water and wildlife as part of a panel organized by Wake Forest University’s Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (CEES).

According to the panelists, last year the average global temperature climbed 1.5 degrees celsius, making 2016 the hottest year on record.  As the nation adjusts to the Trump Administration, the panelists outlined the potential bleak future of environmental policies.

“These are the most consequential issues facing global leaders,” said Justin Catanoso, a professor of journalism at Wake Forest University. “All of the other issues cannot fix themselves if we don’t get ahold of climate change and environmental sustainability.”

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Old Gold and Black: ‘Law professors discuss Trump’s environmental policy’

The Old Gold and Black published the following story, “Law professors discuss Trump’s environmental policy,” on Jan. 20, 2017.

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Professor Gregory Parks presents keynote address at MLK Day event in East Hampton, Virginia

Professor Gregory Parks presented the keynote address at an MLK Day event and was featured in the following story, “Dr. King Honored at Calvary Baptist in East Hampton,” written by Joanne Pilgrim and published by the East Hampton Star on Jan. 18, 2017.

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Health Law and Policy Program’s N.C. Medicaid expansion study receives more media attention

The Health Law and Policy Program study on North Carolina Medicaid expansion received renewed media attention in the following story, “NC Gov. Roy Cooper on Medicaid expansion in North Carolina: ‘You’re already paying for it,” written by Politifact NC’s Will Doran published Jan. 19, 2017.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) blogs about freedom of speech and anti-semitism on college campuses on The Hill

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) had the following op/ed, “Freedom of speech and the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act on college campuses,” posted on The Hill blog on Jan. 20, 2017.

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 Tanya Marsh discusses the future of bricks-and-mortar banking

Professor Tanya Marsh was quoted in the following story, “Bricks-and-Mortar Banks Stage a Comeback,” written by James Watkins and published in Ozy magazine on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

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Professor Chris Coughlin (JD ’90) writes on Huffington Post blog about preventing the spread of false news

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) posted the following, “Hope In 2017: Preventing The Spread Of False News And Partisan News Cycles,” on The Huffington Post blog on Jan. 17, 2017.

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 Mark Hall tells Winston-Salem Journal proposed hybrid Medicaid reform plan has potential

Professor Mark Hall, director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, is quoted in the following story, “Hybrid Medicaid reform initiative draws praise,” written by Richard Craver and published in the Winston-Salem Journal on Jan. 10, 2017.

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Professor Tanya Marsh authors award-winning article for ABA magazine

Professor Tanya Marsh‘s “When Death and Dirt Collide: Legal and Property Interests in Burial Places” received the 2016 Excellence in Writing Award for Best Overall Article from the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law’s Probate and Property magazine.

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Professor Abigail Perdue participates in webinar focusing on judicial clerkships

Professor Abigail Perdue is participating in a webinar, “Judicial Clerkships: Why you may want to consider applying for one,” sponsored by the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s Membership Committee on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.

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