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Wake Forest Law to host a ‘Conversation With’ Gene Boyce (’56) on Wednesday, April 8

Wake Forest Law will host G. Eugene “Gene” Boyce (’56) as part of its “Conversation With” series at noon on Wednesday, April 8, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

Qiuge-Xiao (LLM '15)

Qiuge Xiao (LLM ’15) to intern for United Nations Yearbook Unit in summer of 2015

Qiuge Xiao (LLM ’15), a resident of the Qinghai province in China, knew she wanted to travel abroad to study international law, specifically human rights and environmental law. When she discovered the LL.M. at Wake Forest Law, she decided it was the best place for her to learn about her passions.

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Wake Forest Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Team

Wake Forest team comes in a close second at Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Competition

Lauren Emery (’16), Joey Greener (’16) and Dan Menken (’16) finished second out of 28 teams at the fifth annual Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Competition on on March 27-28 hosted by Elon Law School in Greensboro, N.C. Continue reading »

Journal of Law and Policy symposium keynote says Civil Rights Act of 1964 fundamentally shaped American lives

The Civil Rights Act should not be taken for granted. That’s the message the Journal of Law and Policy’s keynote speaker Barbara Arnwine stressed at the journal’s recent symposium, ”50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act: Looking Back & Moving Forward,” held on March 20, 2015, in the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Andrew Powell (JD/MBA ’15) among Wake Forest team that takes second at Healthcare Strategy Competition

Wake Forest University School of Business held its sixth annual Healthcare Strategy Conference and Case Competition March 13-14, 2015. The event features a student-run competition and conference, hosted by the School and Wake Forest Innovations. Wake Forest School of Law’s JD/MBA Andrew Powell (’15) is one of the students on the Wake Forest team that took second at Healthcare Strategy Competition Continue reading »

Ashley Waring (‘15) and Karon Fowler (’15) argue in the Fourth Circuit appeals court

Ashley Waring (’15) and Karon Fowler (’15) both argued on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Va., as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic. It was the first time that the Appellate Clinic had two arguments on the same day in the Fourth Circuit, according to Clinic Director John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD). The three-judge panel that heard both arguments included Judge Robert King of West Virginia, Judge Roger Gregory of Virginia, and Senior Judge Andre Davis of Maryland. Continue reading »

Pro Bono Project hosts Wills Clinic in Pembroke, N.C., on Friday, March 27

The Pro Bono Project is looking for six additional student volunteers for the final Wills Clinic of the semester, scheduled from from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for Friday, March 27, in Pembroke, N.C. Law students who volunteer will be working with local attorneys to help seniors draft and notarize simple wills, according to Bradley Setzer (’16), Pro Bono Project volunteer coordinator.

Student Trial Advocacy team named American Association of Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Regional Champions

Wake Forest Law fielded two teams in the American Association of Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Regional Competition (STAC) held in Raleigh, N.C.,  over the weekend of March 20, 2015.  The second team representing Wake Forest, led by team captain Josh Adam (’15) and teammates Daniel Galyon (’16), McKinney Brown (’15), and Zabrina Delgado (’16), was named AAJ Regional Champion and will advance to the final rounds.

University of Chicago Law Professor Eric Posner to present Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on Thursday, April 2

Professor Eric Posner will present the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture at noon on Thursday, April 2, 2015, at in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Professor Posner is the Kirkland and Ellis Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Arthur and Ester Kane Research Chair at the University of Chicago.
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Wake Forest Law teams up with ABA to host ‘Wake Cares’ on Friday, March 27

It’s no secret that law school can be stressful. In fact, 96 percent of law students report feeling stressed and 40 percent report experiencing depression by their third year. The American Bar Association and Wake Forest Law want you to know that you’re not alone. That’s why “Wake Cares” is being hosted on Friday, March 27, which has been designated Mental Health Day by the ABA and Wake Forest Law. Continue reading »