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Pro Humanitate in Action: The Forsyth Backpack Program

Associate Law Professor Barbara Lentz is a co-founder of the Forsyth Backpack Program. The following story, written by the School of Business’ Stephanie Skordas, highlights how this year’s Master of Arts in Management students recently helped provide 3,328 meals that will feed students starting on the long Labor Day weekend.

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Professor Omari Simmons

Business Law Program launches new courses to address emerging issues

The Business Law Program is launching two new cutting-edge courses for upper-level students to add to Wake Forest Law’s strong business law offerings.

“These courses, taught or co-taught by first-class practitioners, expand student exposure and deepen student understanding of emerging business law issues,” says Director Omari Simmons.

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David Swenton (’17) blogs about his positive start at Wake Forest Law

David Swenton (’17) is a rising second-year student at the Wake Forest University School of Law. Swenton authors his own blog, Orange Perspectives, and gave the law school permission to re-publish this blog post titled, “It’s Been 1L of a Year,” about the positive experience, from a first-year law student point of view, he had at Wake Forest Law. Continue reading »

Ezequiel Cazanetz Dick (LLM '15)

Student/Alumnus Profile: Ezequiel Cazanetz Dick (LLM ’15)

Name: Ezequiel Cazanetz Dick

Graduation year: 2015

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We need your help naming the new Wake Forest Law Cafe

The transformation of the Worrell Professional Center into the home of the law school is nearly complete. The new Law Commons — an area which spans the entire center first floor — includes a cafe/bistro, which will primarily serve breakfast and lunch. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law Review welcomes new staff members for 2015

The Wake Forest Law Review has announced the membership of 34 new students to its organization. Students were selected by grading into the top 10 percent of their class or by their outstanding performance in the write-on competition. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall named new Health Law and Policy Program director

Wake Forest Law is introducing its Health Law and Policy Program, which is designed to strengthen students’ knowledge and engagement to prepare them to enter the fields of health law and public policy, in fall 2015. Continue reading »

New grant will allow Elder Law Clinic to help promote LGBT health care rights

The Elder Law Clinic has been selected to receive a grant from the Raleigh-based North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys (NCSHCA).  The grant will fund community outreach regarding the health care rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) people.    Continue reading »

Appellate Clinic wins appeal in Fourth Circuit

In a unanimous published opinion, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled on June 30 in favor of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, in the case of United States v. Joseph Newbold. Ashley Waring (’15) had argued to the panel of Fourth Circuit judges on behalf of Defendant Newbold on March 24, at the Fourth Circuit courthouse in Richmond, Virginia. Kathleen Bradway (’15) and Professor John Korzen (’91), director of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, assisted with the briefs and oral argument preparation. Continue reading »

Stephan Oldham ('16)

Wake Forest Law student sets off on walkabout to raise awareness, funds

While most law students are interning at firms, taking summer courses or studying abroad, one Wake Forest Law student plans to walk some 700 miles in the next 30 days from central Florida to Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The obvious question is why? Continue reading »