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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons to speak as part of ‘A Human Rights Conversation on Racial Profiling’ on Thursday, April 3, at Howard University

Wake Forest Law Professor Kami Chavis Simmons will speak as part of  “A Human Rights Conversation on Racial Profiling” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at the Howard University School of Law. Continue reading »

Professor Tim Davis

Professor Tim Davis to present ‘The NCAA in Crisis: The Crossroads of Intercollegiate Sports’ at Oregon Law Review Symposium on April 11

Oregon Law Review’s spring symposium, The NCAA in Crisis: the Crossroads of Intercollegiate Sports, will provide a forum for a comprehensive inquiry into questions regarding the current state of NCAA regulations and enforcement, and an analysis of Ed O’Bannon v. NCAA and its potential implications on amateurism, anti-trust law, the gaming industry, and possible legislature involvement. Through this inquiry, Oregon Law Review hopes to formulate and analyze possible solutions to the NCAA’s current issue: how does the NCAA amend its regulatory and enforcement mechanisms to create a more efficient, effective, and fair organization? Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Wake Forest Law to host a ‘Conversation With’ Professor Mark Hall on Wednesday, April 2

Wake Forest Law will host Professor Mark Hall, Fred D. & Elizabeth L. Turnage Professor of Law,as part of its “Conversation With” series at noon on Wednesday, April 2, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons provides expertise for Congress on IRS tax scandal involving Lois Lerner

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons is among the independent experts who consulted with the Congressional committee regarding possible contempt charges in the IRS tax exempt scandal involving former IRS official Lois Lerner. Lerner is a witness in the Committee’s ongoing investigation of alleged irregularities by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the processing of applications by certain organizations for tax-exempt status. Continue reading »

Professors Michael Green and Gregory Parks weigh in on High Point University hazing suit

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Prominent legal and medical professionals are lending their services to the family of a High Point University student suing the school, alleging that his death was the result of fraternity hazing. Continue reading »

Professor Eugene Mazo

Professor Eugene Mazo presents on Voter ID Laws at Stetson University Conference on March 27-28

Professor Eugene Mazo will present his paper, ”Do Voter ID Laws Suppress the Vote, or Do They Instead Have the Opposite Effect?,” at a conference on Thursday and Friday, March 27-28, at Stetson University in Florida. The conference is entitled “Democracy in America: Participation and Social Justice.” Professor Mazo will be presenting on Friday, March 28.

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Wake Forest law professor Harold Lloyd poses in the Worrell Professional Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

Professor Harold Lloyd writes about the Affordable Care Act in The Huffington Post blog

A friend left me a note last night: “My life has been crazy–But with God’s help it will get better.” I’ll come back to my friend. Let me first turn to another quote that drives many Americans crazy and as a result is endangering the life of my friend:

“Every American regardless of his means must have access to reasonable health care. In the absence of a single-payer system, every American regardless of his means must purchase health insurance in the marketplace to guarantee such access.” Continue reading »

Two professors bring their fathers to work this semester at Wake Forest Law

When Wake Forest Law promotes a family atmosphere, it’s not just lip service. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law Faculty publish books on topics ranging from animal cruelty to racial prejudice

Wake Forest Law faculty members have recently published a number of scholarly books or have a book forthcoming on a variety of topics ranging from animal cruelty to racial prejudice. Continue reading »

Professor Abigail Perdue

Professor Abigail Perdue writes in The Huffington Post blog about animal cruelty legislation

On March 14, 2014, South Dakota became the 50th state to enact a felony provision for animal cruelty. The law’s enactment was a victory for animal welfare advocates and comports with other measures that Congress and state legislatures have recently taken to prevent animal cruelty. For example, animal fighting took center stage when reports surfaced regarding the alleged involvement of NFL free agent, Michael Vick, in an illegal dogfighting ring. Dogfighting is a felony in every state. Some states even punish possession of a fighting dog or attending a fight. Federal law provides for felony penalties arising from the interstate commerce, import, and export relating to commerce in fighting animals and paraphernalia. Several states also prohibit encouraging, enticing, assisting, or causing another person to perform any illegal activity related to dogfighting. Continue reading »