Tracey Banks Coan

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Professor Laura Graham (JD ’94) to lead Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) Program

Professor Laura Graham (JD ’94) will take over as director of Wake Forest Law’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) Program as of July 1, 2017.

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Wake Forest Law graduates top overall North Carolina bar exam passage rate

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Wake Forest Law graduates had the highest overall bar passage rate (which includes repeaters) at 83 percent among North Carolina law schools for the North Carolina bar exam in July 2015. That’s compared with a state overall passage rate of 58 percent, according to the North Carolina Board of Law Examiners.

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Correll Kennedy (’17), Cheslie Kryst (’16) and Nabila Abdulhafiz (’15) awarded 2015 BLSA scholarships

The Wake Forest Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosted its 30th annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. The BLSA Scholarship fund was established in 1984 with donations from faculty, firms and alumni to assist law students with tuition.  Continue reading »

Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit urges law students to ‘go against the grain’ at BLSA banquet

“It’s so important that young lawyers understand what justice is and how to go about making it possible for everyone,” said Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Gregory was the keynote speaker at the Wake Forest University Black Law Students Association’s (BLSA) 30th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 13, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts.

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Professor Tracey Banks Coan and Professor Kami Chavis Simmons featured in The Chronicle for new appointments

Wake Forest Law has announced some changes.

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons has been named director of the new Criminal Justice Program, and Professor Tracey Banks Coan has been named the school’s first assistant dean for academic engagement.

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Professor Tracey Banks Coan named first assistant dean for academic engagement

Wake Forest Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan has been named the law school’s first assistant dean for academic engagement.

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Wake Forest Law faculty featured speakers at Carolinas Legal Research & Writing Colloquium

Five Wake Forest Law faculty members were featured speakers at the Carolinas Legal Research & Writing Colloquium held at the University of South Carolina on Friday, May 17.   Continue reading »

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Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan receives Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award

Law Professor Tracey Banks Coan was presented the Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award during the Wake Forest Founders’ Day Convocation on Thursday, Feb. 21. Continue reading »
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Professor Laura Graham (’94) is new pre-law adviser, assistant director of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research

Professor Laura Graham (‘94) is the new Wake Forest University pre-law adviser as well as assistant director of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research I & II.

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Three law professors publish book chapter in bioethics series

In our lifetimes, many of us may confront issues of the right to refuse medical treatment, whether to pursue gene therapy, or eat genetically modified food. As medicine and technology advances, these and other important questions that lie at the intersection of science, philosophy, medicine and law are being more commonly discussed and debated.  Continue reading »