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Hooding 2014

Law school confers hoods on largest class of international graduates in 120-year history

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 228 graduates, including 30 international Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, Juris Doctor (JD) candidates, and Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates. That is compared to 24 international graduates in 2013, which included the law school’s first Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (S.J.D.). It is the largest class of international graduates in the law school’s 120-year history. Continue reading »

Justin Jenkins (’14) and Zachary Dunn (’15)

Appellate Advocacy Clinic students Zachary Dunn (’15) and Justin Jenkins (’14) attend oral argument of definition of marriage case in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Zachary Dunn (’15) and Justin Jenkins (’14) attended oral argument in the case of Bostic v. Schaefer at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Continue reading »

Co-Director Gelilia Selassie (’15) applauds increased student participation in Pro Bono Project

As co-director of the Wake Forest Law Pro Bono Project. I am honored to be able to work with an amazing group of students who share a deep passion for pro bono work. We have done some amazing projects and I am so excited to continue this wonderful trend. Continue reading »

Pro Bono Project provides cancer patients with advanced directives

The phrase “Pro Humanitate” is a good reminder, but it can be difficult to fulfill. In a profession, where money and time are so valued, it is crucial to truly believe in pro bono work. Continue reading »

Pro Bono Project helps Novant Health and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center patients receive free legal help

This academic year, the Pro Bono Project has teamed up with Novant Health, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, and Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice to provide advance directives to patients in-house at these clinics.

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Law students volunteer as Affordable Care Act Navigators through Pro Bono Project

With the implementation of the Health Insurance Marketplace in October 2013, nearly a dozen Wake Forest Law students have volunteered as Affordable Care Act Navigators. Continue reading »

Hanes Hosiery Center Coach John Torian, Allison Levene ('14) and Coach Art Blevins

Allison Levene (’14) named among BARBRI Public Interest Fellow Contest top 3 finalists

Allison Levene (’14) has been named one of three finalists in the 2014 BARBRI Public Interest Fellow Contest. The other two finalists are Catherine Wauters of George Mason Law and Shaundricka Ranel of North Carolina Central University Law School.
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Professor Akhil Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University

Yale Law Professor Akhil Amar gives insight into unwritten value of American Constitution as the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture

Professor Akhil Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University and author of “America’s Unwritten Constitution: The Precedents and Principles We Live By,”  gave the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Peter Lewis (’15) writes about N.C. health care law in Campbell Law Observer

Peter Lewis (’15) is a Guest Contributor in Features, Legislative and Policy for the Campbell Law Observer. The following article was published on April 21, 2014.  Continue reading »

Nabila Abdulhafiz (’15) awarded Peggy Browning Fund fellowship to work in Washington, D.C.

The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded a 10-week summer fellowship to Nabila Abdulhafiz (’15), a second-year student at Wake Forest University School of Law. Nabila will spend the fellowship working at Mehri & Skalet PLLC in Washington, D.C. The application process is highly competitive,
and the award was based on her outstanding qualifications. Continue reading »