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Samuel G. Wilson (’74) trades federal bench for classroom

At the age of 40, Sam Wilson was given the mighty power of being a federal judge for the rest of his life.

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Professor Tanya Marsh and Joseph Norman (’12) discuss their paper on the regulatory approach to banking in The Daytona Beach News-Journal

In the aftermath of the near-collapse of the financial system, Washington lawmakers worked to protect consumers and increase regulation of banks. Continue reading »

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Richard Dietz (’02) argues gun law case before U.S. Supreme Court

Richard Dietz (’02) and two other lawyers with Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton in Winston-Salem, N.C., argued a gun law case before the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 22, 2014.

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Brett Shumate (’06) helps win D.C. Circuit appeal in Verizon v. FCC

Brett A. Shumate (’06) was part of a victory for Wiley Rein LLP’s client, Verizon Communications, in a recent case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. An associate at Wiley Rein LLP, Shumate was part of the appellate litigation team that represented Verizon in the case, Verizon v. FCC.

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Justin Jenkins (‘14) and Professor John Korzen make first Eleventh Circuit appearance by Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Justin Jenkins (’14) and Professor John Korzen (’91) argued on behalf of Appellate Advocacy Clinic clients in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in Atlanta on Jan. 14, 2014.  The two arguments were the first ever for the Clinic in the Eleventh Circuit.  The Eleventh Circuit hears appeals from federal district courts in three states:  Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.

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Allison Brown Schafer (’83) is on a mission to improve public education

As legal counsel and director of policy for the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA), Allison Brown Schafer (’83) likes to joke with her executive director that she has not had one boring day in the almost 16 years that she has been at her job. Continue reading »

Vanessa Schwartz (’13 MSL) uses her Master of Studies in Law degree to research history behind real estate

To Vanessa Schwartz (’13 MSL), a dilapidated building isn’t an eyesore. It’s a fascinating piece of history. Continue reading »

It’s the shoes: Spira’s Andy Krafsur (’86) springs ahead with ‘Duck Dynasty’ partnership

Andy Krafsur (’86) is a disruptive sort. In a good way. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law raises stakes on Wake Law Cup Challenge to alumni

It’s a new game for participants in the Wake Forest Law Firm Challenge and the stakes have been raised. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law announces the creation of The Rose Council, formerly the Young Alumni Board

Wake Forest Law’s Young Alumni Board will have a new name and a new identity in the new year. Continue reading »