Appellate Advocacy Clinic

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Professor John Korzen (’91) certified as a specialist in appellate practice

Professor John Korzen (’91)  is now a Board Certified Specialist in Appellate Practice Law, a distinction recognized by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization on Nov. 21. Continue reading »

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Kelley Chan (’13) wins 40th Annual Stanley Moot Court Competition

Kelley Chan  (’13) is the winner of the final round of the 40th annual Stanley Moot Court Competition sponsored by the Wake Forest University School of Law Moot Court Board.

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Appellate Clinic Makes Good Law For North Carolina Homeowners

The North Carolina Court of Appeals on Sept. 20 ruled in favor of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic’s clients, in the case of Crump v. North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources.  John Byron (’11) wrote the appellate brief for David Crump and his wife, Sharon.  In a unanimous, published opinion issued without oral argument, the Court of Appeals agreed with the Appellate Clinic and affirmed the lower court’s decision in favor of the Crumps. Continue reading »

Faculty News and Notes Summer 2011

Following is the most recent roundup of Wake Forest University School of Law’s faculty research, publications, presentations, honors and awards. Continue reading »

Former client of Appellate Clinic freed due to lack of evidence

The Supreme Court of South Carolina recently reversed the murder conviction of Roger Bostick, a former client of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, due to insufficient evidence.  Bostick is now a free man, due in part to the efforts of the Clinic.  Continue reading »

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Ben Wiles (’11) argues in Fourth Circuit as part of Appellate Advocacy Clinic

On Friday, May 13, just two days before graduation, Ben Wiles (’11) argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in the case of United States v. Russell Lee, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic.  Continue reading »

Erin Tanner (’11) argues in Fourth Circuit as part of Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Erin Tanner (’11) argued recently in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in the case of Beasley v. Arcapita, Inc., as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic.  Amy Puckett (’11), who worked with Tanner on the appeal, also attended the argument, which was held in the Fourth Circuit courthouse in Richmond, Va., on Friday, March 25. Continue reading »

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Appellate Clinic Wins North Carolina Appeal

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled in favor of the law school’s Appellate Advocacy Clinic in Haas v. JugisHaas is the case in which Megan Curran (’11) argued on Oct. 26, 2010, to a panel of Court of Appeals judges who were hearing oral arguments at Wake Forest. Continue reading »

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Katie Serfas (’11) argues in the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Katie Serfas (’11) argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in the case of Cousins v. Green, on Jan. 25.  Alayna Ness (’11), who helped Serfas prepare, also attended the argument, which was held in the Fourth Circuit courthouse in Richmond, Va. Continue reading »

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Appellate Advocacy Clinic Students Visit U.S. Supreme Court

The Appellate Advocacy Clinic made its annual visit to the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 12.  There the Clinic members observed oral arguments in two cases, toured the courthouse and met with Clerk of Court William Suter.  Before the trip, the Clinic reviewed and discussed all the briefs filed in the two cases. Continue reading »