Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Photo of Megan Curran arguing in front of the North Carolina Court of Appeals

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 »

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit rules in favor of Appellate Advocacy Clinic

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has reversed a lower court ruling and held in favor of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic in the case of United States v. Danny Thomas, in a published opinion decided on Dec. 29.

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North Carolina Court of Appeals to hear arguments on Oct. 26 at law school

The Wake Forest University School of Law will play host to the North Carolina Court of Appeals, which will hear arguments at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center.  Continue reading »

John Byron (’11) Argues in U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

John Byron (’11) argued to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va., on Friday, Sept. 24, as part of the law school’s Appellate Advocacy Clinic.  The Fourth Circuit decides federal appeals from five states, including North Carolina.  The Clinic represents Danny Keith Thomas in the case of United States v. Thomas. Continue reading »

Appellate Clinic wins Industrial Commission Appeal

The Full Commission of the North Carolina Industrial Commission recently ruled in favor of the Wake Forest University School of Law Appellate Advocacy Clinic, in the case of David Crump and Sharon L. Crump v. N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services.  The Full Commission is a group of appellate judges who review decisions by trial judges in the Industrial Commission, which has jurisdiction over state tort and workers compensation claims. Continue reading »

Will Morgan (’10) makes history in front of the N.C. Industrial Commission

Will Morgan (’10) made history on Thursday, May 6, in Raleigh with his argument before the “Full Commission” of the North Carolina Industrial Commission.

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Alumna argues in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Sarah Nichols Copeland (’08) recently argued to a panel of judges in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in the case of United States v. Saucedo, Case Number 08-40186.

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Governor welcomes alumni to Executive Mansion

From the steps in the foyer of the N.C. Executive Mansion, Gov. Beverly Perdue welcomed the Wake Forest School of Law into the stately Victorian home. Continue reading »