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Avery Barber (JD ’19), Robert Botkin (JD ’18) and Jay Sipe (JD ’19) win 2017 Wake Forest Transactional Law Competition

Avery Barber (JD ’19), Robert Botkin (JD ’18) and Jay Sipe (JD ’19) are the overall team champions in the 2017 Wake Forest Transactional Law Competition, a student-designed event that was sponsored by Womble Bond Dickinson.

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Pro Bono Project encourages students to participate in ABA National Pro Bono Week beginning Monday, Oct. 23

Wake Forest School of Law will celebrate the American Bar Association (ABA) National Pro Bono Week by holding events sponsored by the Pro Bono Project during the week of Monday, Oct. 23. “All law students are encouraged to participate in the week’s events sponsored by the Pro Bono Project,” says Jasmine Gregory (JD ’18), deputy director of the Pro Bono Project.

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JBIPL needs your vote in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) is once again competing for the top legal education blog in The Expert Institute’s 2017 Best Legal Blog Contest but the journal needs your vote to win. Voting continues through midnight (EST) on Nov. 3, 2017. The JBIPL blog was voted the Best Education and Law School Blog in 2015 and 2016. Continue reading »

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Moot Court team goes to quarter-finals, earns runner-up for best petitioner brief at Hassell National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition

The Wake Forest School of Law Hassell National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition team of Libby Casale (JD ’18), Anna-Bryce Flowe (JD ’18), and Zach McCamey (JD ’18) competed Oct 13-14, 2017, at the 17th Annual Leroy R. Hassell Sr. National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition at Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It is the first time Wake Forest School of Law students competed at this competition, according to organizers.

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Assel Aljaied (SJD ’18), Jungsik Kim (SJD ’17) participate on panels at Emory Law Graduate Student Conference, Oct. 12-13, 2017

Assel Aljaied (SJD ’18) and Jungsik Kim (SJD ’17) served on student panels at the inaugural Graduate Student Conference Oct. 12-13, 2017, at Emory University School of Law.  The theme of the conference was “Populism & the Rule of Law.”

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Students, alumni take shared passion regarding partisan gerrymandering beyond the classroom

Wake Forest School of Law’s Seth Williford (JD ’18), Morgan Mayes (JD ’18) and Chris Salemme (JD ’17), who is serving as a fellow in the Veterans Clinic, took their shared passion for learning beyond the classroom this week to the United States Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in the partisan gerrymandering case, Gill v. Whitford. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law Review presents ‘Driving Around the World in One Day: Traffic Accident Liability and the Future of Autonomous Vehicles,’ as Fall 2017 symposium on Friday, Nov. 17

Wake Forest Law Review’s Fall 2017 symposium, “Driving Around The World In One Day: Traffic Accident Liability and the Future of Autonomous Vehicles,” will explore the various approaches around the world to liability for traffic accidents from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017,  in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Registration is not required but it is encouraged due to parking constraints. Continue reading »

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Alex Alden (JD ’20) of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, wins the 2017 1L Trial Bar Competition

Alex Alden (JD ’20) of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is the winner of the 2017 1L Trial Bar Competition Finals, sponsored by the Wake Forest Student Trial Bar.

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Business Law Program, Business Law Society present Kenneth R. Feinberg on Sept. 28 as part of distinguished Sager Speaker Series

The Wake Forest School of Law Business Law Program (BLP) and Business Law Society will present Kenneth R. Feinberg on Thursday, Sept. 28, as part of the distinguished Sager Speaker Series. The event, which is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312,  is free and open to the public. Pizza will be served but an RSVP is required.

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New bioethics journal website ‘Awaken’ to officially launch on Sept. 20

Wake Forest University School of Law students and faculty have created a first-of-its-kind online graduate school journal that explores the growing field of bioethics. Continue reading »