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Group photo of AAJ Trial Team National Champions

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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Photo of five Wake Forest Law students posing at 2017 ACS Convention at Duke Law

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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Photo of 2017 MACHE Bowl competitors Tim Day (JD '19), Hailey Cleek (JD '19) and Virginia Stanton (JD '19) posing in WFU's BioTech Place

Law students compete in fifth annual MACHE Bowl

Wake Forest School of Medicine, with the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equality (MACHE) hosted its fifth annual MACHE Bowl from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Wake Forest Biotech Place.  Three Wake Forest Law students and an alternate competed — Tim Day (JD ’19), Hailey Cleek (JD ’19)and Virginia Stanton (JD ’19) and Stephanie Johnson (JD ’19), who served as the alternate.

The Gold Team, of which Day was a member, won first place.

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Photo of Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M '17) posing in the Law Commons

LL.M. Profile: Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M. ‘17)

Wake Forest Law welcomed Ana Paula de Barros (LL.M. ‘17) with open arms. Originally from Brazil, de Barros knew she wanted to pursue an LL.M. in the United States, and for her, Wake Forest Law turned out to be the perfect fit.

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Tracea Rice (JD ’19) selected as Fish & Richardson 1L Diversity Fellow

Tracea Rice (JD ’19) has been selected as a 1L Diversity Fellow for Fish & Richardson in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office.  Rice is one of six fellows selected from a pool of more than 400 applicants.

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ABA’s National Mental Health Day celebrated on Tuesday, March 28

Wake Forest Law will celebrate National Mental Health Day on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, with an event sponsored by the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Law Student Division.

Wake Forest Law joins the ABA Law Student Division in educating law students and professionals about the importance of mental health by making special offerings and educational resources, including free food and mental health assessments, available to all law students throughout the day in the Worrell Professional Center.

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Pro Bono Project serves Habitat for Humanity clients over Spring Break 2017

During Spring Break 2017, seven students were thrilled to participate in Wake Forest Law’s Spring Break Pro Bono Project.

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Photo of the members of the AAJ Trial Team 2017 Regional Champions

AAJ Trial Team sweeps Regional Championship for second year in a row, heads to Regionals for third

For the third time in as many years,  Wake Forest Law’s AAJ Trial Team has won the Regional Championship and is heading for the national competition in April in Cleveland, Ohio. And for the second year in a row, it was an all Wake Forest final round, says AAJ Trial Team Coach Matt Breeding (’06).