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Wake Forest Law Review announces 2015 Board of Editors

The Wake Forest Law Review has announced its new Board of Editors for the 2015-2016 academic school year.

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The Honorable Roger L. Gregory, Judge, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals makes keynote address at BSLA scholarship banquet in 2015.

Correll Kennedy (’17), Cheslie Kryst (’16) and Nabila Abdulhafiz (’15) awarded 2015 BLSA scholarships

The Wake Forest Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosted its 30th annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. The BLSA Scholarship fund was established in 1984 with donations from faculty, firms and alumni to assist law students with tuition.  Continue reading »

Moot Court Team excels at Tulane Sports Law Competition

The WFU Moot Court team of Tee Hassold (’15), Rachel Shields (’16), and Cheslie Kryst (’16) competed at the National Sports Law Moot Court Competition on Feb. 11-13, 2015, at the U.S. District Court in New Orleans, La. Continue reading »

Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit urges law students to ‘go against the grain’ at BLSA banquet

“It’s so important that young lawyers understand what justice is and how to go about making it possible for everyone,” said Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Gregory was the keynote speaker at the Wake Forest University Black Law Students Association’s (BLSA) 30th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 13, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts.

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Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy announces 2015 Board of Editors

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s Journal of Law and Policy has named its new Board of Editors  for the 2015-2016 academic year.The staff of the Journal oversees the production of the Journal and is selected based on the following criteria: academic success, performance in an annual writing competition, and, in some cases, prior experience in law and policy.

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Wake Forest Law Review cited in Alberta, Canada, Labour & Employment blog

The Fall 2014 Wake Forest Law Review essay “Dying at work: Political discourse and occupational health and safety“ is cited in the Alberta Labour & Employment blog post entitled “Cost-benefit analysis in OHS” written by blogger Ben Barnetson. The blog examines contemporary issues in employment, labor relations and workplace injury in Alberta.

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Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court wins regional competition, advances to international finals in April

The members of the Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court team won the North American Regional Competition during the weekend of Feb. 6-8, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The moot court team, led by Professor John Knox, is composed of law students Elissa Hachmeister (’16), Ashley Sims (’16) and Emily Singer (’16). They will now advance to the International Finals held at Stetson College of Law on April 16-18, 2015.
National Moot Court Team

National Moot Court Team is Final Four semi-finalist at 65th Annual National Moot Court Competition

The Wake Forest National Moot Court Team of Karon Fowler (’15), Caroline Massagee (’15) and Kelsey Meuret (’15) competed successfully in the 65th Annual National Moot Court Competition during the week of Feb. 9, 2015, in New York City. Continue reading »

Learn about the Elder Law Clinic’s 2014 Fall Semester in its latest newsletter

This fall, the Elder Law Clinic moved into a spacious suite on the ground floor of the law school.  The space was completely renovated and specifically designed to meet the needs of clients and students.  Reserved client parking is directly in front of the building.  Come visit sometime soon!

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Amber Featherstone

Amber Featherstone joins Wake Forest Law as new director of International Programs

Amber Featherstone is no stranger to finding herself in a strange land. She spent two years living in Costa Rica recruiting teachers and traveling throughout South America, Europe and Asia. “Everything is so different, even the way you pump gas,” she explains, adding that’s just one reason she can relate to the international students attending Wake Forest Law. “The things we do every day and take for granted may be very foreign to our international students.” Continue reading »