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‘Close to Home: Comprehending Community/Police Tension in Charlotte’ panel discussion set for Wednesday, Sept. 28

A campus-wide discussion, “Close to Home: Comprehending Community/Police Tension in Charlotte,” is set for 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for anyone outside the Wake Forest University community here. It will also be live webcast here. The panel discussion will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. followed by a student leadership roundtable and small group discussions. The event is co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Program, Black Law Students Association (BLSA), the American Ethnic Studies Program and the Wake Forest Sociology Department.

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Criminal Justice Program to host Josh Horwitz, executive director of Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, on Oct. 18

The Criminal Justice Program will host Josh Horwitz, the executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence and the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence, at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Worrell Professional Center, room 1312. The event is free and open to the Reynolda Campus.
“Mr. Horowitz will speak on recent gun-related violence and the impending election,” says Professor Kami Chavis, director of the Criminal Justice Program.
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First Veterans Legal Clinic Gala to support pro bono legal services for N.C. military personnel set for Dec. 3, 2016

The Wake Forest Law Veterans Legal Clinic will host its first gala to help support pro bono legal services provided by Wake Forest Law students for North Carolina active service duty members, reservists and veterans with military-related issues. The gala begins at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at Bridger Field House, 499 Deacon Boulevard, Winston-Salem.

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Salem Cemetery (Photo courtesy of Professor Tanya Marsh)

Journal of Law and Policy to present ‘Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm’ symposium on Feb. 23-24, 2017

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy will present the symposium, “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way of Death,” on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Free CLE credit from the North Carolina Bar is pending approval.

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The Federalist Society presents ‘Ebola’s Bureaucracy Lesson’ on Wednesday, Sept. 28

The Wake Forest Federalist Society will host Donald Devine of The Fund for American Studies on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Devine will discuss his article, “Ebola’s Bureaucracy Lesson: Bureaucratic Regulation & the Complexity Problem.” The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at noon in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1108. Lunch will be provided.

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National and AAJ trial teams head to 2016 Tournament of Champions for first time

Wake Forest Law’s National and AAJ trial teams have been invited to compete in the 2016 Tournament of Champions (TOC), hosted by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. The tournament is set to begin on Oct. 20 in San Francisco, California. This is the first time the Wake Forest trial teams will make an appearance at the NITA Tournament of Champions.

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Wake Forest Law Review teams with John Richmond (JD ‘98) on ‘Combatting Human Trafficking: Current Trends and Cutting Edge Issues’ symposium on Friday, Oct. 28

John Richmond (JD ’98), the co-founder of the Human Trafficking Institute, has teamed up with the Wake Forest Law Review to present, “Combatting Human Trafficking: Current Trends and Cutting Edge Issues,” on Friday, Oct. 28, in the Worrell Professional Center.  The symposium, which is free and open to the public, will run from 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in Room 1312 with a reception will follow. The North Carolina Bar has approved the symposium for 5.5 hours of CLE credit.

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North Carolina Justice Center celebrates 20th anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 10

The North Carolina Justice Center will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 10, with a gala at the Raleigh Convention Center

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Wake Forest Law welcomes new international students for LL.M. Class of 2017

Wake Forest Law welcomed its newest group of  LL.M. degree students for the 2016-17 academic year during orientation on Aug. 8, 2016.

The incoming class of international graduate students hails from a dozen countries, including Saudi Arabia, Australia, Brazil, Kosovo, China, Japan and Peru. The Class of 2017 also includes the first LL.M. students from India, Poland, Bahrain, and Uzbekistan.

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Sarah Oline joins Wake Forest Law as Assistant Director for Law Admissions

Sarah Oline joined Wake Forest Law Admissions and Financial Aid on Aug. 23, 2016, as Assistant Director for Law Admissions. In her new role, she will focus on recruiting prospective students.

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