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Wake Forest Law hosts inaugural Transactional Moot Court Competition on Saturday, Oct. 15

The inaugural Wake Forest Law Transactional Competition will host the negotiation round on Saturday, Oct. 15, in the study rooms and the Law Commons of the Worrell Professional Center. Fourteen teams are competing in this year’s competition, which is to be judged by area practitioners and Wake Forest Law faculty.

For more information, contact Darryl Walton (walted15@wfu.edu) and Benjamin Westcott (westb215@wfu.edu).
 
Ashley DiMunzio (JD '19) and Paige Tucker (JD '19)

Ashley DiMuzio of Whiteville, North Carolina, wins the 2016 1L Trial Bar Competition

Ashley DiMuzio (JD ’19) is the winner of the 2016 1L Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar.

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‘Close to Home: Comprehending Community/Police Tension in Charlotte’ panel discussion set for Wednesday, Sept. 28

A campus-wide discussion, “Close to Home: Comprehending Community/Police Tension in Charlotte,” is set for 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required for anyone outside the Wake Forest University community here. It will also be live webcast here. The panel discussion will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. followed by a student leadership roundtable and small group discussions. The event is co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Program, Black Law Students Association (BLSA), the American Ethnic Studies Program and the Wake Forest Sociology Department.

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Criminal Justice Program hosts Josh Horwitz, executive director of Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 18

The Criminal Justice Program will host Josh Horwitz, the executive director of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence and the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence, at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Those who can’t be present but wish to access his presentation via live webcast can do so here http://go.wfu.edu/g42

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Journal of Law and Policy to present ‘Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm’ symposium on Feb. 23-24, 2017

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy will present the symposium, “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way of Death,” on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Free CLE credit from the North Carolina Bar is pending approval.

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The Federalist Society presents ‘Ebola’s Bureaucracy Lesson’ on Wednesday, Sept. 28

The Wake Forest Federalist Society will host Donald Devine of The Fund for American Studies on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Devine will discuss his article, “Ebola’s Bureaucracy Lesson: Bureaucratic Regulation & the Complexity Problem.” The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at noon in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1108. Lunch will be provided.

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Trial team among 16 teams heading to 2016 Tournament of Champions at Berkeley on Oct. 20

Wake Forest Law’s National and AAJ trial team has once again been invited to compete in the Tournament of Champions (TOC), hosted by the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. The 2016 tournament is set to begin on Oct. 20 in San Francisco, California. Only 16 teams from across the country were invited to the tournament.

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Wake Forest Law Review teams with John Richmond (JD ‘98) on ‘Combatting Human Trafficking: Current Trends and Cutting Edge Issues’ symposium on Friday, Oct. 28

John Richmond (JD ’98), the co-founder of the Human Trafficking Institute, has teamed up with the Wake Forest Law Review to present, “Combatting Human Trafficking: Current Trends and Cutting Edge Issues,” on Friday, Oct. 28, in the Worrell Professional Center.  The symposium, which is free and open to the public, will run from 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in Room 1312 with a reception to follow. The North Carolina Bar has approved the symposium for 5.5 hours of CLE credit.

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North Carolina Justice Center celebrates 20th anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 10

The North Carolina Justice Center will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 10, with a gala at the Raleigh Convention Center

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Wake Forest Law welcomes new international students for LL.M. Class of 2017

Wake Forest Law welcomed its newest group of  LL.M. degree students for the 2016-17 academic year during orientation on Aug. 8, 2016.

The incoming class of international graduate students hails from a dozen countries, including Saudi Arabia, Australia, Brazil, Kosovo, China, Japan and Peru. The Class of 2017 also includes the first LL.M. students from India, Poland, Bahrain, and Uzbekistan.

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