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Brother and sister Marshall and Gracie Eudy (photo courtesy of Marshall Eudy)

Marshall Eudy (JD ’11) profiled in Austin American-Statesman about relationship with sister and involvement with Down syndrome association

Marshall Eudy (JD ’11), corporate counsel of Mood Media, was profiled in the following Austin American-Statesman article, “Marshall Eudy and the making of a perfect family,” published on Oct. 5, 2016.  The article details his relationship with his beloved sister Gracie, who was born with Down syndrome; his involvement with Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas and more.

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Eric Iskra (JD '94)  (photo courtesy of Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC Law Firm)

Eric Iskra (JD ’94) elected to ABA’s Council of the Labor and Employment Law section

Eric Iskra (JD ’94) was elected to the Council of the Labor and Employment Law section of the American Bar Association (ABA) in September 2016.

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Lisa Dubs (JD '94) (photo courtesy of CDPL)

Lisa Dubs (JD ’87) receives 2016 J. Kirk Osborn Award for outstanding death penalty defense

Lisa Dubs (JD ’87) won the Center for Death Penalty Litigation’s (CDPL) 2016 J. Kirk Osborn Award on Oct. 6, 2016.  Dubs was recognized for her outstanding defense work on behalf of indigent clients facing the death penalty.  Dubs is renowned for protecting clients from conviction and securing life sentences in challenging capital cases, according to the CDPL website.

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Matthew Bryant (JD ’95) featured in Winston-Salem Journal story ‘Forsyth judge to state: Start paying Winston-Salem beltway landowners’

Matthew Bryant (JD ’95) is featured in the following Winston-Salem Journal story, “Forsyth judge to state: Start paying Winston-Salem beltway landowners,” written by Wesley Young and published on Oct. 3, 2016.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) responds to political disarray, publishes textbook on sexual orientation for undergraduate political science students

North Carolina has endured a frenzy of political disarray over the past year, from House Bill 2 backlash to the recent protests in Charlotte over the death of Keith Lamont Scott.  During this turbulent time, Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) has provided expert guidance, opinions and more to media sources, all while publishing a textbook for undergraduate political science students.

“When you do the sort of work I do, you’re almost always responding to some emergency,” Professor Gilreath says. “House Bill 2 was just another emergency that needed a response, and I think in many ways, the response of the mainstream gay groups and of the Department of Justice has been the wrong response. I felt my role was to try to clarify the question we should be asking before formulating the response.”

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Wendsler Nosie of the San Carlos Apache Tribe discusses  "Protecting Native American Cultural Sites: Defending Sacred Land at Oak Flats, Arizona, and Water at Standing Rock - the Struggle Against Corporate Mining, an Oil Pipeline and the U.S. Congress" in the class of David Smith (JD '84) on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

Adjunct Professor David Smith (JD ’84) hosts former chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe Council to discuss mining protests

Adjunct Professor David C. Smith (JD ’84), who teaches Federal Indian Law, had Wendsler Nosie, a member and a former chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe Council in Arizona, speak to his class on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. The event was co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Department for the Study of Religions.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) featured in Huffington Post Blog Q & A on North Carolina politics and recent events

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD’02) was featured in a Q & A interview about North Carolina politics and recent events, including the Keith Lamont Scott protests and House Bill 2, on The Huffington Post Blog.  The following post, “How North Carolina Hurt Keith Lamont Scott,” was published by Jordan Barkin on Sept. 23, 2016.

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From left, Ashley Escoe, Rolf Garcia-Gallont, John I. Sanders and A.J. Ceberio before the 2016 Wake Forest Law Commencement Ceremony.  Photo courtesy of John I. Sanders

John I. Sanders (JD ’16) authors Huffington Post blog post on insider trading

John I. Sanders (JD ’16), formerly a member of Wake Forest Law Review and the president and treasurer of the Wake Intellectual Property Student Association (WIPSA), authored the following post, “Insider Trading: A Danger for New Lawyers,” published on the Huffington Post blog on Sept. 16, 2016.

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Cyber

It’s not too late to sign up for 2016 Wake Forest Charlotte Center’s Cybersecurity certificate program

It’s not too late to sign up for the 2016 Wake Forest Charlotte Center’s Cybersecurity certificate program led by David Furr (BS ’80, JD ’82) and Christopher Swecker (JD ’81). The program, which educate participants on the evolving threats within cybersecurity architecture and the methodology to analyzing and resolving security compromises, will hold it’s second class on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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Law Alumni Weekend 2016 set for Nov. 4-5 at Worrell Professional Center

All Wake Forest School of Law alumni are invited to participate in the school’s third annual Law Alumni Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5, 2016.

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