Posted: April 24th, 2018 | By: Lisa Snedeker
The most recent episodes of the popular podcast, ”Undisclosed,” focus on a case that involves the investigative work of Wake Forest University undergraduate and graduate students. On April 23, 2018, the podcast team began airing episodes about Chinquapin, North Carolina, resident Pam Lanier, who was convicted in 1999 of murdering her husband, Dorian, in largely due to an odd rule of evidence known as the Doctrine of Chances.
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Posted: April 19th, 2018 | By: Lisa Snedeker
The Wake Forest Law Review presented its annual awards at its Dan McGinn Law Review Closing Dinner held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Forsyth Country Club. The dinner is named in honor of previous editor of the Law Review Dan McGinn (BA ’64, JD ’67). The dinner, which was attended by its namesake, Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), faculty, staff and Law Review members, was sponsored by Brooks Pierce, where McGinn is a partner. Continue reading »
Posted: April 18th, 2018 | By: Jamie M. Greene
Emily Scotton (JD ’18) has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Smith Anderson Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service. The award is given annually to a Wake Forest School of Law student in recognition of outstanding pro bono service to the community and is presented at the school’s special Pro Bono Honor Society dinner. Continue reading »
Posted: April 18th, 2018 | By: Lisa Snedeker
Since not all of the graduates’ family and friends can travel to Winston-Salem for the Commencement weekend festivities, the law school is providing a free Livestream of the Hooding Ceremony and of Commencement. Both will be available to watch following the ceremonies as well. Continue reading »
Posted: April 16th, 2018 | By: Annie Calfo
Four student organizations will address issues surrounding the #MeToo movement, domestic violence, and sexual assault at two separate noon events on Wednesday, April 18, in the Worrell Professional Center. Both events are free and open to the public. Continue reading »
Posted: April 12th, 2018 | By: Lisa Snedeker
Wake Forest School of Law has for the fifth year in a row won the North Carolina Bar Association’s North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy. The 2018 event saw more than 373,018 pounds of food collected — 66,000 more pounds of food than in 2017, according to organizers.
Posted: April 9th, 2018 | By: Lisa Snedeker
Imagine members of the Wake Forest University football team playing against each other for the national championship title. But in this case the field was a federal courtroom, judges and attorneys were the referees, and it was final arguments instead of touchdowns that decided who was the best in the country. Continue reading »
Posted: April 6th, 2018 | By: Annie Calfo
Kevin Rice (JD ‘18) juggles a busy and competitive life, both as a Wake Forest School of Law student and a captain and the lead scorer for a professional lacrosse team, the Atlanta Blaze. This future attorney faces challenges both on and off the field, yet manages to maintain a successful academic and athletic balance with the offensive drive required for both of his passions. Continue reading »
Posted: April 6th, 2018 | By: Lisa Snedeker
Hailey Cleek (JD/MA ’19) is the first place winner of the 2018 Sarah Weddington Writing Prize for New Student Scholarship in Reproductive Rights Law, co-sponsored by If/When/How, the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR), and the Center on Reproductive Rights and Justice at Berkeley Law (CRRJ). Continue reading »
Posted: April 5th, 2018 | By: Lisa Snedeker
Tim Misner (JD ’20) of Chicago, Illinois, won the 47th annual George K. Walker Moot Court Competition final round on Thursday, April 5, 2018, in the Worrell Professional Center.
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