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Law Review symposium discussion to look at complexities of patient-doctor dealings

An increasingly complex health care system is often producing transactional, rather than relational, interactions between patients and providers.
A symposium being held by two Wake Forest University groups Friday will focus on that dynamic and how it affects overall health care. Continue reading »

Women in Law and Pre-Law Society present “Overcoming Challenges for Women Lawyers”

Wake Forest Law Professor Laura Graham and the Women in Law and Pre-Law Society hosts author and speaker, Susan Smith Blakely, presenting a discussion for women lawyers and future lawyers. In this open-forum discussion, Blakely will provide practical, real-world solutions to the challenges facing young women lawyers and the legal profession with a focus on raising the retention rates for women in the law. The event, titled “Overcoming Challenges for Women Lawyers,” will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. in Worrell Professional Center Room 1302.
Elvira Nunez ('17)

Student Profile: Elvira Nunez (’17)

Name: Elvira Nunez

Hometown: Lynn, Mass. Continue reading »

Domestic Violence Awareness Coalition announced as new name for DVAC student organization

DVAC, originally the “Domestic Violence Advocacy Center” unanimously decided to change their organization name to “Domestic Violence Awareness Coalition.”

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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons named director of Wake Forest Law’s new Criminal Justice Program

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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Criminal Justice Program and Criminal Law Roundtable host screening of ‘The Central Park Five’ on Tuesday, Oct. 21

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 »

Rolf Garcia-Gallont ('16)

Rolf Garcia-Gallont (’16) named 2014 Womble Carlyle Scholar

Rolf Garcia-Gallont (’16)  is one of the 2014 recipients of the Womble Carlyle Scholarship. Continue reading »

Mia Falzarano ('17) and Kayleigh Butterfield ('17)

Mia Falzarano (’17) wins 2014 1L Trial Bar Competition finals

Mia Falzarano (’17) is the winner of the 2014 1L Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar.  Continue reading »

CRASH: Tolerated or Accepted? Open forum discussion about racial injustice set for Tuesday, Sept. 23

“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.

Wake Forest Law Pro Bono Project students participate in Wills Clinic in Ellerbe, N.C.

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 »