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Wake Forest Law wins NCBA ‘Legal Feeding Frenzy’ fourth year in row

Wake Forest Law has for the fourth year in a row won the N.C. Bar Association’s North Carolina Legal Feeding Frenzy. The 2017 event saw more than 300,000 pounds of food collected.

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Matthew Silverstein’s (JD ’17) JBIPL article judged ‘one of the best’ this year by IPL Review

An article written by Matthew Silverstein (JD ’17) and published in the Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) has been judged as one of the best law review articles related to intellectual property published the past year. Continue reading »

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Fashion designer Cheslie Kryst (JD/MBA ’17) featured on cover of magazine, in newspaper

Cheslie Kryst (JD/MBA ’17) is featured in the following Winston-Salem Journal story, “Twin City Trendsetters: Meet a few locals who are shaking up the Twin City fashion scene,” published on March 31, 2017.  Kryst, a fashion designer, was also featured on the cover of the April issue of the Winston-Salem Monthly.

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Judge orders mental competency evaluation in Innocence and Justice Clinic capital murder case

A Forsyth County judge has rejected a guilty plea in a capital case Innocence and Justice Clinic students have been working on for the past two years due to concerns about mental competency of a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death in 2014.

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‘Conversation With’ speaker Thomas W. Ross advises students to be flexible, become leaders

Wake Forest Law’s “Conversation With” committee welcomed former University of North Carolina and Davidson College President Thomas W. Ross on March 22, 2017,  to the Worrell Professional Center. Professor Ron Wright led the conversation with Ross.

“There is no lawyer I’d rather put in front of you than Tom Ross,” Dean Suzanne Reynolds (‘77) said during her introduction. “Today, you’ll see two principles: be guided by your principles to do that best you can do and as you gain experience, take on bigger challenges.”

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Student Profile: Javlon Otakulov (LL.M. ’17)

Javlon Otakulov (LL.M. ’17) stumbled upon Wake Forest Law while researching LL.M. programs in the United States, and he was instantly hooked. Knowing he wanted to improve his professional skills, Otakulov moved from Uzbekistan to Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

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AAJ Trial Team wins 2017 National Championship

The Wake Forest School of Law AAJ Trial Team of Drew Culler (JD ’17), Mia Falzarano (JD ’17), Cheslie Kryst (JD ’17) and Ethan White (JD ’17) won the 2017 National Championship on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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American Constitution Society (ACS) members attend ACS Student Convention at Duke Law

Members of the Wake Forest Law American Constitution Society (ACS) student chapter attended the 2017 American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Student Convention, March 31-April 1, 2017, at Duke Law. The convention was titled, “Call to Action: Solidarity in the States.”

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Journal of Law and Policy article featured on CrimProfBlog

A Journal of Law and Policy article was featured in the following post,”Steinzor on The Yates Memo,” on the CrimProfBlog on March 24, 2017 Continue reading »

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Gizem ‘Gigi’ Halis (SJD ’20) has article accepted for publication in University of Bologna Law Review

Gizem “Gigi” Halis (SJD ’20) will have the following article, “Etching the Borders of Arbitration Agreement: the Group of Companies Doctrine in International Commercial Arbitration Under the U.S. and Turkish Law,” published in the University of Bologna Law Review  in September 2017. Halis, who is a member of the Istanbul Bar Association in Turkey, earned an LL.M from Penn State University in 2015.

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