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Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Simmons named director of Wake Forest Law’s new Business Law Program

In Fall 2015, Wake Forest Law will introduce its Business Law Program, which is a student-centered program designed to expand student opportunities that strengthen knowledge of business law concepts as well as develop skills to assist professional development and readiness for practice.  Continue reading »

Nick Griffin ('16)

Wake Forest Law and CEES partner to offer JD/MA in Sustainability (JD/MASus)

The Wake Forest University School of Law and the University’s Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) are partnering to offer a dual Juris Doctor and Master of Arts in Sustainability (JD/MASus) degree. What makes this degree unique is that unlike most dual degree offerings, students will be able to complete the degree in three years. Continue reading »

Appellate Advocacy Clinic Spring 2015 SCOTUS visit

Appellate Advocacy Clinic visits U.S. Supreme Court

The Appellate Advocacy Clinic visited on Monday, March 30, the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C., which the Clinic has done annually since 2007.  The 10 Clinic members and Professor John Korzen (’91) observed oral argument in Brumfield v. Cain, a federal habeas case originally tried in Louisiana state court.  Before the trip, the Clinic reviewed all the briefs filed in Brumfield.  After the argument, the Clinic met with Jeff Minear, Counselor to the Chief Justice. Continue reading »

David Giffin (’16) writes College Conservative Blog: Six must-know facts about Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

Wake Forest Law’s David Giffin (’16), an officer in the Wake Forest Law Federalist Society, is a frequent contributor to The College Conservative blog, which was launched as a platform to provide young conservative activists from around the world an opportunity to communicate their conservative values while promoting morality, liberty, responsibility, and prosperity through adherence to the U.S. Constitution. The College Conservative is comprised of conservative college students who are tired of being pushed around by the world of liberal academia and categorized into “the ninety-nine percent.”  Our staff is subjected to academic discrimination, blasted by anti-American sentiment, and ridiculed for being “young and naive.” Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law to host a ‘Conversation With’ Gene Boyce (’56) on Wednesday, April 8

Wake Forest Law will host G. Eugene “Gene” Boyce (’56) as part of its “Conversation With” series at noon on Wednesday, April 8, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Continue reading »

Qiuge-Xiao (LLM '15)

Qiuge Xiao (LLM ’15) to intern for United Nations Yearbook Unit in summer of 2015

Qiuge Xiao (LLM ’15), a resident of the Qinghai province in China, knew she wanted to travel abroad to study international law, specifically human rights and environmental law. When she discovered the LL.M. at Wake Forest Law, she decided it was the best place for her to learn about her passions.

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Wake Forest Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Team

Wake Forest team comes in a close second at Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Competition

Lauren Emery (’16), Joey Greener (’16) and Dan Menken (’16) finished second out of 28 teams at the fifth annual Billings Exum Frye Moot Court Competition on on March 27-28 hosted by Elon Law School in Greensboro, N.C. Continue reading »

Journal of Law and Policy symposium keynote says Civil Rights Act of 1964 fundamentally shaped American lives

The Civil Rights Act should not be taken for granted. That’s the message the Journal of Law and Policy’s keynote speaker Barbara Arnwine stressed at the journal’s recent symposium, ”50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act: Looking Back & Moving Forward,” held on March 20, 2015, in the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Law students offer pro bono services during wills clinic in Pembroke, N.C.

Wake Forest School of Law students traveled to the Pembroke Office of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) in Pembroke, N.C. on Friday, March 27 to participate in a Wills Clinic organized by the Wake Forest Law Pro Bono Project.

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Andrew Powell (JD/MBA ’15) among Wake Forest team that takes second at Healthcare Strategy Competition

Wake Forest University School of Business held its sixth annual Healthcare Strategy Conference and Case Competition March 13-14, 2015. The event features a student-run competition and conference, hosted by the School and Wake Forest Innovations. Wake Forest School of Law’s JD/MBA Andrew Powell (’15) is one of the students on the Wake Forest team that took second at Healthcare Strategy Competition Continue reading »