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Chris Salemme (JD '17)

TWC Triad News interviews Chris Salemme (JD ’17) about free veteran’s legal workshop set for Saturday, Nov. 14

Chris Salemme (JD ’17) was featured on Time Warner News Triad in live video coverage on Wednesday, Nov. 11, discussing the upcoming free Veteran’s Legal Workshop hosted by Veterans Advocacy Law Organization (VALOR) on 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Worrell Professional Center in the Law Commons and Room 1310. The workshop is free and open to veterans and active military in the community. Register for the event here.

The news story video can be viewed here on the TWC website. The original story by Elaina O’Connell follows:
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Professor John Korzen

Professor John Korzen (BA ’81, JD ’91) argues in North Carolina Court of Appeals

Professor John Korzen (BA ’81, JD ’91) argued on Nov. 4 in the North Carolina Court of Appeals in Raleigh, in the case of Town of Beech Mountain v. Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc. Defendant Genesis Wildlife Sanctuary, Inc. (Genesis) is a client of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic that Professor Korzen directs. Genesis is a non-profit organization whose mission is to care for injured and orphaned wildlife and to educate the public about wildlife.

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Veterans Legal Clinic students promote ‘veterans helping veterans’ on WFMY

Four students who are founding members of Wake Forest Law’s new Veterans Legal Clinic were interviewed on WFMY’s Good Morning Show on Friday, Nov. 6. The original story by  Meghann Mollerus follows:

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Teddy, the winning dog of the Paw Review contest.

SALDF benefits Stokes County Animal Shelter with Paw Review fundraising contest

The Wake Forest Law student organization, Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF), raised over $300 for Stokes County Animal Shelter with their fundraising contest, Paw Review, held during the week of Oct. 25 – 30.

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VALOR to celebrate Veterans Awareness Week Nov. 9-13 with free veterans clinic, Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony

In honor of Veteran’s Day on Nov. 11 and Veterans Awareness Week on Nov. 9-13, Veterans Advocacy Law Organization (VALOR) is sponsoring a number of events at the law school including a Marine Corps cake cutting ceremony and a free clinic for veterans.

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BLSA to host ‘Diversity in the Workplace’ event on Wednesday, Nov. 11

The Black Law Student Association (BLSA) is sponsoring the event, “Diversity in the Workplace,” at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 11 in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1310. A panel of attorneys from different areas of law will discuss their jobs and engage in open dialogue with law students answering questions.

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Joseph Greener (JD ’16) to clerk with U.S. Magistrate Judge Lawrence R. Leonard in the Eastern District of Virginia

Joseph Greener (JD ‘16) has accepted an offer to clerk with U.S. Magistrate Judge Lawrence R. Leonard in the Eastern District of Virginia in Norfolk after graduation, according to the Wake Forest Law Clerkship Committee.

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David Ayers (MSL '16)

David Ayers (MSL ’16) writes about community college and practical reasoning in Journal of Higher Education

When David Ayers (MSL ’16) receives his Master of Studies in Law (MSL) from Wake Forest Law next summer, it will be the latest in a long and impressive list of accomplishments, including a Ph.D. in higher education administration and an associate professorship at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

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Professor Ron Wright is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars.  He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors.

Professor Ron Wright presents about ‘Jury Sunshine Project’ on Wednesday, Nov. 4

Professor Ron Wright has been doing research about jury selection, called “Jury Sunshine Project.” He will give a presentation about preliminary results, his research and findings at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 4,  in Worrell Professional Center, Room 1301. Lunch will be served. Continue reading »

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Student Profile: Arijana Shajkovci (LLM ’16)

As a girl growing up in Kosovo, Arijana Shajkovci (LLM ’16) often found herself in front of a television set watching the American series, “L.A. Law.” Continue reading »