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Wake Forest Law Review to host Fall 2015 symposium on Friday, Oct. 23

The Wake Forest Law Review will host its Fall 2015 symposium, “Revisiting Langdell: Legal Education Reform and the Lawyer’s Craft,” on Friday, Oct. 23, at Wake Forest University. The symposium will begin at 8:45 a.m. in the Benson University Center, Room 401. The event is free and open to the public.

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Business Law Program, OCPD to present ‘Learn How to Read Public Company Financial Statements’ on Friday, Sept. 11

“Reading Public Company Financial Statements” will be presented by Brandon Rucker of the assurance division of McGladrey from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, in Room 1308 of the Worrell Professional Center. The event, co-sponsored by The Business Law Program and the Office of Career & Professional Development, is open to Wake Forest Law students. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law Review cited in article about 50 Cent’s revenge porn case

Wake Forest Law Review is cited in the following story by the Good Men Project:

Rapper 50 Cent may soon learn that even millions of dollars don’t put him above the law. He may think he can dodge paying for a big debt by filing for bankruptcy, but the ploy probably won’t work. Continue reading »

Community Law and Business Clinic presentation, ‘The Law of Raising Money,’ is rescheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 3

Wake Forest Law’s Community Law and Business Clinic will present “The Law of Raising Money” in the Innovation Quarter Court at Flywheel, located at 525 Vine St., Suite 210 in Winston-Salem. The event, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9, has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Continue reading »

New grant allows Child Advocacy Clinic to expand custody guardianship for domestic violence victims

A new grant will allow Wake Forest Law’s Child Advocacy Clinic and the Children’s Law Center of North Carolina to partner to hire a custody attorney guardian for families where there is both domestic violence and issues over the custody of minor children. Continue reading »

Pro Humanitate in Action: The Forsyth Backpack Program

Associate Law Professor Barbara Lentz is a co-founder of the Forsyth Backpack Program. The following story, written by the School of Business’ Stephanie Skordas, highlights how this year’s Master of Arts in Management students recently helped provide 3,328 meals that will feed students starting on the long Labor Day weekend.

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Professor Omari Simmons

Business Law Program launches new courses to address emerging issues

The Business Law Program is launching two new cutting-edge courses for upper-level students to add to Wake Forest Law’s strong business law offerings.

“These courses, taught or co-taught by first-class practitioners, expand student exposure and deepen student understanding of emerging business law issues,” says Director Omari Simmons.

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David Swenton (’17) blogs about his positive start at Wake Forest Law

David Swenton (’17) is a rising second-year student at the Wake Forest University School of Law. Swenton authors his own blog, Orange Perspectives, and gave the law school permission to re-publish this blog post titled, “It’s Been 1L of a Year,” about the positive experience, from a first-year law student point of view, he had at Wake Forest Law. Continue reading »

Ezequiel Cazanetz Dick (LLM '15)

Alumnus Profile: Ezequiel Cazanetz Dick (LLM ’15)

Name: Ezequiel Cazanetz Dick

Graduation year: 2015

Hometown/Country: Miramar, Argentina Continue reading »

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Business Law Program and Business Law Society launch Learn@Lunch series on Oct. 8

The Business Law Program and Business Law Society are co-sponsoring a new Learn@Lunch series for students launching on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, at Wake Forest Law in Room 1302. Continue reading »