Student Life

Wake Forest Law Review to host symposium on using human rights to protect natural resources

The Wake Forest Law Review‘s Spring 2018 symposium, “Rights & Resources: Using Human Rights to Protect Natural Resources,” is set for 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.on Friday, April 6, 2018, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

1L Trial Team wins 2018 Kilpatrick Townsend Mock Trial Competition second year in a row

Graphi image of Kilpatrick Townsend logoFor the second year in a row, members of Wake Forest School of Law’s 1L Trial Team — Melissa Malone, Scott Harvey, Rachel Boyd, KC Ohanu and Agustin Martinez — beat out all the other teams from North Carolina law schools to win the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC)’s 2018 Kilpatrick Townsend 1L Mock Trial Competition held Jan. 19-21, 2018.

Malone also won the award for Best Advocate.

“As you can imagine, we are extremely happy that we were able to beat out some very tough competition from all the law schools in North Carolina,” Martinez wrote in an email. ” It was truly a team effort.”

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Elder Law Clinic provides students with the opportunity to listen, empathize with clients

Clients come to the Wake Forest School of Law Elder Law Clinic  with both legal issues and emotional needs.  One client is worried about her grown child who needs more help than his siblings.  Other clients come with spouses who are becoming frail or forgetful.  They are overwhelmed by complicated health care systems and by drastic changes in family dynamics.  Many are challenged by their lack of financial resources, though they are rich in community, religious, and family support. Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for the week of Jan. 5, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Jan. 5, 2018: Continue reading »

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Journal of Law and Policy to host symposium on the legal, ethical issues of quarantines on Friday, Feb. 23

The Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy (JLP) will host their symposium, “Isolated by the Law: Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding Quarantine During Public Health Emergencies,” beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

This event free and open to the public. Up to four hours of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit from the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) is pending approval. It is co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Center for Bioethics, Health, & Society.

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JBIPL to host symposium on intellectual property and medical technology Friday, Feb. 2

The Wake Forest Journal of Business & Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) will host its spring symposium, “Intellectual Property and Medical Technology: From Creation to Commercialization,” beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in the Wake Forest Biotech Place Atrium at Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

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Tickets available for 33rd Annual BLSA Scholarship Banquet set for Feb. 9, 2018

Wake Forest School of Law Black Law Students Association (BLSA) will celebrate its 33rd Annual Scholarship Banquet, established in 1985 to fund three student scholarships, on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in the Hearn Ballroom of the downtown Winston-Salem Marriott. The cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. followed by dinner and a program beginning at 6:30. Continue reading »

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Business Law Program, Business Law Society present Craig Glidden of General Motors Co. on Feb. 6, 2018, as part of Sager Speaker Series

The Wake Forest School of Law Business Law Program (BLP) and Business Law Society will present Craig Glidden of the General Motors Co. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, as part of the distinguished Sager Speaker Series.  The event is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

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preLaw Magazine names Wake Forest School of Law’s Moot Court among nation’s top

Wake Forest School of Law’s Moot Court is ranked 12th among the best moot court programs in the nation by preLaw Magazine.  The magazine ranked the top 100 law school moot court programs in its Fall 2017 issue (“Best schools for moot court,” page 8).  Wake Forest, which won the National Moot Court Competition earlier this year, is the only North Carolina law school to make the list.
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Appellate Advocacy Clinic wins Fourth Circuit appeal

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled in favor of Wake Forest School of Law’s Appellate Advocacy Clinic in the case of Roudabush v. Milano on Nov. 27, 2017.

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