Appellate Advocacy Clinic

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Appellate Clinic hears case involving NFL while visiting U.S. Supreme Court

Earlier this month, the Appellate Advocacy Clinic made its annual trip to the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. While there, clinic students observed oral arguments, toured the courthouse, and met privately with Clerk of Court General William Suter.

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Appellate Clinic Wins Fourth Circuit Appeal

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has ruled in favor of an Appellate Advocacy Clinic client, in the case of Bostick v. Stevenson, in a unanimous published opinion decided Dec.17.

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Daniel Vandergriff argues in Fourth Circuit

Third-year law student Daniel Vandergriff argued an appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in the case of Bostick v. Stevenson on Friday, Oct. 30.

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Pro Bono Committee celebrates National Pro Bono Week with first Clinic Hop

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Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rules in favor of Appellate Advocacy Clinic

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has ruled in favor of George Allen Ward, an Appellate Advocacy Clinic client, in the case of Ward v. Stansberry. On July 27, the Court vacated a conviction of Mr. Ward’s and remanded his case for resentencing. Third-year students Caroline Payseur and Rich McPherson represented Mr. Ward, along with Professor John Korzen. Continue reading »

Professor John Korzen to kick off spring semester SCOTUS talks

Professor John Korzen will kick off the law school’s “SCOTUS Talks” speaker’s series for students this spring at noon on Wednesday, March 18, in Room 1312.

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Appellate Clinic student argues in Seventh Circuit

Third-year law student Brooks Hanner argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago on Wednesday, Feb. 19.  His argument marked the first time a Wake Forest University law student has argued to the Seventh Circuit.

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Appellate Clinic students file brief in Seventh Circuit, argue in Fourth Circuit

Wake Forest University’s School of Law Appellate Advocacy Clinic filed a 32-page brief on Nov. 14 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, in the case of United States v. Matthew Mann. 

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Law School Faculty Engage in a Whirlwind of Professional Activities During Spring and Summer

Carol Anderson has been appointed as incoming chair of the programs committee of the NC Bar Foundation’s CLE Committee. The Bar Foundation is the CLE component of the NC Bar Association and is the largest provider of continuing legal education in the state. Professor Anderson will also be teaching a three-day basic trial skills seminar for the young associates from the various offices of Womble Carlyle in mid-June and will teach the Judicial Extern Program for two sessions of summer school. She has been invited to lecture on Direct and Cross Examination at the annual Building Trial Skills: National Session sponsored by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) in Colorado.

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