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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein quoted in Winston-Salem Journal regarding U.S. Sen Richard Burr’s backing of GOP effort to rein in federal watchdog agency behind Wells Fargo fine

Professor Andrew Verstein is quoted in the following story, “U.S. Sen Richard Burr has backed GOP effort to rein in federal watchdog agency behind Wells Fargo fine,”  written by Bertrand M. Gutiérrez and originally published in the Winston-Salem Journal on Sept. 25, 2016.

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Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis discusses legal standard for excessive force in New York Times

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, is quoted in the following original story, “What We Know About the Details of the Police Shooting in Charlottte,” written by Richard Fausset and Alan Blinder and published in The New York Times on Sept. 25, 2016. Continue reading the main story

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott here on Tuesday afternoon has sparked outrage and concern, and set off, once again, a national conversation about the treatment of minorities by the police. The details of the case have also been a source of intense debate. Here are some questions that readers have asked reporters at The New York Times since Mr. Scott’s death.

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Lentz

Wake Forest University’s undergraduates, North Carolina communities and nonprofits

Professor Barbara Lentz has expanded her innovative teaching methods and service by sharing her experience and expertise about nonprofit law, leadership and management with Wake Forest University’s undergraduate college, North Carolina communities and multiple nonprofit boards.

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Hall WP

Professor Mark Hall quoted in Winston-Salem Journal regarding BCBS’ statewide marketplace exchange plans

Professor Mark Hall is quoted in the following story, “Blue Cross to provide exchange plans in all N.C. counties in 2017,” written by Richard Craver and originally published in the Winston-Salem Journal on Sept. 23, 2016.

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Police car

Professor Kami Chavis calls for calm as well as change in police culture in light of Charlotte protests over police shooting

Kami Chavis, a Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Program at Wake Forest Law, is speaking out about the protests that broke out Tuesday in Charlotte injuring about a dozen police officers. The protests were a direct response to the fatal shooting of 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott by a black police officer at an apartment complex on the city’s northeast side, according to media reports including MSN News.

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Associate Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein publishes ‘Enterprise without Entities’ paper on Oxford Business Law Blog

Professor Andrew Verstein published his paper, “Enterprise without Entities” on Oxford Business Law Blog on Sept. 20, 2016. The abstract follows.

Professor Verstein teaches Business Associations, Contracts, Corporate Finance and Securities Litigation. His recent research, featured in the Virginia Law Review, focuses on insider trading in commodities markets. He has also written and spoken widely on crowd funding and person to person lending, market manipulation and nature of financial benchmarks and indices such as Libor.

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Salem Cemetery (Photo courtesy of Professor Tanya Marsh)

Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Pacific Standard regarding human composting and the future of urban burial practices

Professor Tanya Marsh, advocate and scholar of funeral and cemetery law, was quoted in the Pacific Standard article, “Is Human Composting the Future of Urban Burial?” about the funeral industry. The original article can be found here, on the Pacific Standard website.

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Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox quoted in New York Times article that examines United Nation’s performance on global challenges

Professor John Knox, a United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and the environment, was quoted in the New York Time article, “Examining the U.N.’s Record on Urgent Global Challenges,” published by Somini Sengupta on Sept. 19, 2016.

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Harold Lloyd

Professor Harold Lloyd writes on The Huffington Post: ‘Five Billion Dollar Pat McCrory’

Professor Harold Lloyd originally published the following post on The Huffington Post Blog here.

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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis quoted in Slate magazine regarding the family of Sandra Bland’s wrongful death settlement

Professor Kami Chavis is quoted in the article, “The Family of Sandra Bland Reaches a Remarkable Settlement in Wrongful Death Suit,” written by By Leon Neyfakh of Slate magazine.

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