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John Sanders (BA ’07, JD ’16) writes in The Huffington Post blog: ‘Clinton’s High-Frequency Trading Mistake’

John Sanders (BA ’07, JD ’16) writes “Hillary Clinton’s High-Frequency Trading Mistake,” in The Huffington Post blog on Friday, Oct. 9. Sanders worked as a stock broker and manager at one of world’s largest asset management companies through the most recent financial crisis and up until 2013. He also earned his M.B.A. from Liberty University in 2012. His blog post follows in full below. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law hosts ABA program ‘Grit and Growth Mindset: Advancing Women in the Law’ on Thursday, Oct. 22

Wake Forest Law’s Women in Law, the Office of Career & Professional Development (OCPD) and the Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association will present “Grit and Growth Mindset: Advancing Women in the Law” from 3 to 5 p.m on Thursday, Oct. 22, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1101. Catharine Arrowood (JD ’73), former president of the North Carolina Bar Association, and the Honorable Denise Hartsfield (JD ’91) will help lead the training. Registration for the training, which is free and open to current students and alumni, is available here.

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Wake Forest Law Review essay featured in SCOTUSblog

Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog included in her Friday roundup an essay written by Georgia State University College of Law Professor Eric Segall that was published in the Wake Forest Law Review. Continue reading »

Zach McCamey (JD ’18) wins 2015 1L Trial Bar Competition

It was the battle of the Tennesseans in the State of Worrell v. Ned Stark, but in the end, Zach McCamey (JD ’18) was the winner of the 2015 1L Trial Bar Competition, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar. Continue reading »

2015 1L Trial Bar Competition finals to be held Sept. 30-Oct. 1

The 2015 1L Trial Bar Competition Quarterfinals will be held Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 6 p.m. in the small courtrooms.

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stephanie jackson JD '17

Student Profile: Stephanie Jackson (JD ’17)

This student profile was created by the Wake Forest Law Pro Bono Project student staff. View the original article on their e-newsletter. Stephanie Jackson (JD ’17) hails from Ohio by way of New York, coming to Wake Forest Law after earning a Master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs and working at NYU. Jackson’s passion before law school was education and equity, and those continue to drive her through law school. She is impacted by learning about the gaps in the law, why those gaps are not being filled, and what she can do. She hopes to continue working in the public service sector in policy after graduation. Continue reading »

JBIPL needs your vote in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) is currently leading in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest for 2015 in the Education category and it needs your vote to to stay on top for the win.

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Washington, D.C., Summer Judicial Externship provides students unique clerkship experiences

When Professor Abigail Perdue joined the faculty in 2012, she dreamed of establishing a unique summer program that would enable Wake Forest Law students to spend the summer externing at some of the most prestigious courts in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »

Pro Bono Project partners with Samaritan Ministries to offer Expungement Clinics

The Pro Bono Project will begin hosting Expungement Clinics each month for clients of Samaritan Ministries in downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Samaritan’s Ministries is a non-profit that is part 90-day homeless shelter, part food bank and part year-long rehabilitation program for older adults. Continue reading »

Kaitlin Price (JD ‘16), Mackenzie Salenger (JD ’16) argue in Fourth Circuit for Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Both Kaitlin Price (JD ’16) and Mackenzie Salenger (JD ’16) argued on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic. Price and Salenger argued on behalf of the clinic’s client Kent Stahle in the case of Stahle v. CTS Corporation. The three-judge panel that heard the argument consisted of Judge James Wynn of North Carolina, Judge Henry Floyd of South Carolina and Judge Stephanie Thacker of West Virginia. Continue reading »