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Media Roundup for the week of Jan. 12, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Jan. 12, 2018: Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for the week of Jan. 5, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Jan. 5, 2018: Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for the week of Dec. 1, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Dec. 1 2017:

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Professor Wendy Parker presents ‘Equal Protection & Black Lives Matter’ for 2016 Constitution Day lecture

In celebration of Constitution Day, Professor Wendy Parker opened a discussion on applications and interpretations of the Equal Protection Clause with the Wake Forest University community on Friday, Sept. 16.

In the widely attended lecture, “Equal Protection & Black Lives Matter,” Parker asked the audience to consider the language of the clause and whether presidential candidates should be responsible for understanding contemporary Constitutional interpretations, contextualizing the discussion through the “Black Lives Matter” movement and the responses it generates.

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Professor Wendy Parker to give Wake Forest Constitution Day lecture on Friday, Sept. 16

In celebration of Constitution Day 2016, Professor Wendy Parker will present her lecture,  ”Equal Protection & Black Lives Matter.”  The lecture is set for noon on Friday, Sept. 16, in Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  The event is free and open to the public.  Lunch will be served.

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Law professors to participate in ‘Studying Race and Human Community’ panels on Tuesday, Feb. 23

Professors Jonathan Cardi, Gregory Parks, Wendy Parker, Luellen Curry, Abigail Perdue, Kami Simmons, Richard Schneider and Wilson Parker will participate in “Studying Race and Human Community: Current Curricula Opportunities in the Humanities” panel discussions. The panels will be held from 7-7:25 p.m. and  7:35-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1310. Students are encouraged to register here if they are interested in attending. Continue reading »

Professors Jonathan Cardi and Wendy Parker lead sessions at The Humanities Institute’s ‘Teach-In’ on race and human community

The Humanities Institute of Wake Forest University will hold a “Teach-In” on Race and Human Community on Monday, Jan. 26. The event will feature 15 sessions taught by faculty from many departments, including Professor Jonathan Cardi and Professor Wendy Parker from Wake Forest Law.

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CRASH: Tolerated or Accepted? Open forum discussion about racial injustice set for Tuesday, Sept. 23

“Crash: Tolerated or Accepted?,”an open forum discussion about racial injustice in the WFU community and beyond, will be held from from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  Hosted by the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), the event is open to Wake Forest students, faculty and staff.
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Professor Wendy Parker quoted in The Atlantic about school district integration

Professor Wendy Parker, former Justice Department lawyer, is quoted in the article “School Districts Still Face Fights—and Confusion—on Integration” published by ProPublica and The Atlantic on Friday, May 2, 2014. Parker speaks in regard to the topic of the article, 60 years after Brown v. Board, the federal government’s enforcement of desegregation has all but disappeared. The full text of the article is below. Continue reading »

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Professor Wilson Parker and Laura Kidwell (’90) team up each spring to teach ‘Suing the Government’

When Professor Wilson Parker approached Dean Blake Morant in 2009 about teaching a new “capstone” course with one of his former law students, Parker said the Dean was visibly concerned when he heard the name of the course. Continue reading »