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Pro Bono Clinic’s expungements program featured in Winston-Salem Journal

The Pro Bono Project’s expungements program was featured in the Winston-Salem Monthly article, “Samaritan Celebrates 35 Years,” published by Paul Garber on Nov. 28, 2016.

In addition to its standing shelter and soup kitchen, the Samaritan Ministries, an interdenominational Christian, service-oriented ministry celebrating its 35th anniversary at its Winston-Salem location, finds new ways to serve the city’s indigent.

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Application deadline extended to Thursday, Dec. 15, for fully online MSL degree and certificate program

Wake Forest Law has extended the deadline for applications for its fully online, part-time Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree and certificate programs to Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. The certificate in “Workplace Legal Fundamentals” is launching in January 2017 as part of the MSL degree program.

“The new certificate allows professionals in a wider range of industries to benefit from the market-driven curriculum, helping them become even more valuable assets and reduce overall risk in the workplace,  while earning a valuable credential,“ says MSL Director Ellen Murphy (JD ’02), assistant dean of instructional design.

Applications are being accepted here for January 2017 starts in the MSL degree and certificate program.

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Pro Bono Project’s Teen Court program, alumnae featured in Fox 8 news segment

The Pro Bono Project’s Teen Court program along with two Wake Forest Law alumnae was featured in a Fox 8 news story and segment, “Forsyth County ‘Teen Court’ program prevents youth criminalization,” that aired on Dec. 2, 2016.

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Ibonne Moscoso (LL.M. ’17) profiled in National Jurist’s LL.M. program guide

Ibonne Moscoso (LLM ’17) was featured in the fall 2016 issue of the National Jurist.  Moscoso is one of several international students profiled in the article, “Guide to LL.M. Programs for Foreign Attorneys,” by Katie Thisdell.  The article begins on page 28 and features Moscoso on page 36.

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Jay Shively

Assistant Dean of Admissions Jay Shively quoted in New York Times regarding law school admission process

Assistant Dean of Admissions Jay Shively is quoted in the following New York Times story, More Law Degrees for Women, but Fewer Good Jobs, by Elizabeth Olson and published on Nov. 30, 2016. This story also ran in ACQ Magazine and The Seattle Times.

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National Moot Court Team wins region, Best Brief moves on to national finals in New York City in February

Wake Forest Law’s National Moot Court Team of Matt Cloutier (JD ’17), Mia Falzarano (JD ’17), and Blake Stafford (JD ’17) won Region IV of the National Moot Court Competition and the Best Brief award in a tournament held on Nov. 18-19 in Richmond, Virginia.

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Alex Teixeira (JD ’18) wins 45th annual Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition

Alex Teixeira (JD ’18) of Mystic, Connecticut, is the winner of the final round of the 45th annual Edwin M. Stanley Moot Court Competition, sponsored by the Wake Forest Law Moot Court Board, held on Nov. 18 in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Best Legal Blog

JBIPL wins The Expert Institute’s Best Law School Blog Contest for the second year running

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) blog has been voted The Expert Institute’s Best Education and Law School Blog for the second year in a row. JBIPL’s blog earned a total of 1,068  votes compared with Arizona State University’s law school Bits, Bots & Biomarkers blog, which received 1,008 votes. Voting closed on Nov. 13, 2016.

“The JBIPL Blog offers a forum for our Editors and Staff to expand our coverage of developments in both business and IP law, discussing current events in music and entertainment,” the JBIPL website states.

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preLaw magazine names Wake Forest Law among top schools for business, corporate law

preLaw magazine, a National Jurist publication, has named Wake Forest Law among top law schools for business and corporate law.

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Online MSL student Crystal Richmond, a paralegal from Atlanta, Georgia, talks with Professor Ellen Murphy about her coursework. Murphy is the law school's assistant dean for instructional design.

Masters of Studies in Law (MSL) degree director featured in U.S. News and World Report article about online legal education

Wake Forest Law’s Master of Studies in Law (MSL) degree and certificate program director is featured in a U.S. News and World Report article about JD programs embracing online education.

Ellen Murphy, who is also assistant dean of instructional technologies and design for the law school, is featured in the following portion of the U.S. News and Report article, “Law Schools Experiment with Partially Online Learning,” published by Jordan Friedman on Nov. 7, 2016, that follows:

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