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Liz Vennum (’15) receives ‘In Good Company’ award from Equality Winston-Salem

Liz Vennum (’15) was one of three people to receive an “In Good Company” award from Equality Winston-Salem on Thursday, Nov. 13. The “In Good Company” event is a fundraiser honoring organizations in Winston-Salem and surrounding communities that celebrate workplace nondiscrimination. Continue reading »

Kelsey Meuret ('15), Karon Fowler ('15) and Caroline Massagee ('15)

National Moot Court teams sweep Region IV tournament, head to national finals

Wake Forest Law’s two National Moot Court teams swept all the awards at the Region IV tournament held Nov. 21-22 in Richmond, Va. Continue reading »

Alexis Iffert (’16) wins 2014 Stanley Moot Court Competition

Alexis Iffert (’16) is the winner of the final round of the 43rd annual Stanley Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Wake Forest University School of Law Moot Court Board. Continue reading »

Candice Diah ('17)

Student Profile: Candice Diah (’17)

Name: Candice Diah

Home country: Nassau, Bahamas

Why I chose Wake Law: Wake Forest School of Law stands out as a law school that fosters the humanitarian aspect of a legal career. Every clinic and Pro Bono program is led by students and professors who are passionate about these causes. That kind of passion is a big part of the culture here at Wake Forest Law and a major part of the reason I chose to attend. Continue reading »


Nick Griffin (’16) uses PILO grant to spend summer in Nepal analyzing water access

The life of second-year law student Nick Griffin has brought him across the country and across the world. Griffin is also the law school’s first student to participate in the proposed  J.D./M.A. in Sustainability.

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Law school to screen Spike Lee documentary, ‘Evolution of a Criminal,’ on Wednesday, Nov. 19

Wake Forest University School of Law will host a public screening of “Evolution of a Criminal” 5 p.m. today at Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

PILO cooks up record amount at annual chili contest

The Public Interest Law Organization (PILO) raised a record amount during its annual chili cook-off on Tuesday, Nov. 18. Continue reading »

WFU community to pack meals on Thursday, Nov. 20, for hungry children in Forsyth County

A group of Wake Forest University students and volunteers will pack 600 meals on Thursday, Nov. 20, for children who attend public schools in Forsyth County. Continue reading »

Criminal Justice Program and I&J Clinic to host film screening, panel discussion of ‘Evolution of a Criminal’ on Wednesday, Nov. 19

In conjunction with the Riverrun Film Festival, the Criminal Justice Program and the Innocence and Justice Clinic will host a screening of the film “Evolution of a Criminal,” by Darius Clark Monroe, at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. A panel discussion led by Professors Kami Simmons and Mark Rabil as well as exoneree Darryl Hunt will follow.

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“Know Your Rights!” panel discussion about constitutional rights when interacting with police to be held on Thursday, Nov. 13

“Know Your Rights!” is a panel discussion and question and answer session with three local attorneys on the topic of constitutional rights when interacting with police. The event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 13 from 5 – 7:00 p.m. in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center.  Open to all students, the event is hosted by The Wake Forest Law Criminal Justice Program, American Constitution Society and Black Law Students Association. The panel will be moderated by Director of the Criminal Justice Program and Professor Kami Chavis Simmons. Continue reading »