October 8th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
This fall, Wake Forest Law is introducing its Criminal Justice Program, which is designed to facilitate critical thinking and scholarly engagement surrounding criminal justice systems in the United States.
The Criminal Justice Program offers students interested in criminal justice an opportunity to engage in theoretical and practical dialogue about these issues to enhance their doctrinal classroom experiences.
“The Program will publicize the scholarship, advocacy efforts and policy work of people within and outside the legal academy on a variety of criminal justice topics,” says Executive Dean for Academic Affairs Ron Wright. “We believe this will enrich the student experience at Wake Forest Law.”
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October 7th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law’s Criminal Justice Program and the Criminal Law Roundtable will present a screening of the documentary “The Central Park Five” by award-winning director and producer Ken Burns from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center. Professors Kami Chavis Simmons and Mark Rabil will lead a discussion following the screening. Continue reading »
October 3rd, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
Rolf Garcia-Gallont (’16) is one of the 2014 recipients of the Womble Carlyle Scholarship. Continue reading »
October 2nd, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
Mia Falzarano (’17) is the winner of the 2014 1L Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar. Continue reading »
September 18th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
“Crash: Tolerated or Accepted?,”an open forum discussion about racial injustice in the WFU community and beyond, will be held from from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Hosted by the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), the event is open to Wake Forest students, faculty and staff.
September 17th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law students traveled to Ellerbe, N.C. on Sept. 12 to participate in a Wills Clinic organized by the Pro Bono Project. Continue reading »
September 15th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
The Micro-Trade Development Clinic, formerly known as the “Cross-disciplinary Professional Development” course, explores economic, community and human development efforts in Nicaragua from various perspectives. Continue reading »
September 11th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) will host a park cleanup as a part of the Southern Region Black Law Students Association’s annual community service weekend on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. The park cleanup will be held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 2001 Pittsburg Ave., in downtown Winston-Salem, N.C. Continue reading »
September 9th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
Beginning this fall, Wake Forest Law is offering an innovative Public Interest Externship that allows students to work with nonprofit public policy organizations in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »
September 8th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
The following story in Que Pasa focuses on how Wake Forest Law’s Elder Law Clinic supports elderly people by providing them with free legal assistance. Continue reading »