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Graduation Profile: Bahati Mutisya (’15)

As editor-in-chief of the Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy and president of the Immigration Law Society, Bahati Mutisya (’15) has not only served as a leader during her time at Wake Forest Law, but in the university’s spirit of Pro Humanitate, she has also given back to the local community by volunteering with the Big Brothers, Big Sisters program. Continue reading »

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Correll Kennedy (’17), Cheslie Kryst (’16) and Nabila Abdulhafiz (’15) awarded 2015 BLSA scholarships

The Wake Forest Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosted its 30th annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. The BLSA Scholarship fund was established in 1984 with donations from faculty, firms and alumni to assist law students with tuition.  Continue reading »

Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit urges law students to ‘go against the grain’ at BLSA banquet

“It’s so important that young lawyers understand what justice is and how to go about making it possible for everyone,” said Judge Roger Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Gregory was the keynote speaker at the Wake Forest University Black Law Students Association’s (BLSA) 30th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 13, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts.

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Professor Omari Simmons participates in 27th Annual Sadie T.M. Alexander Commemorative Conference

Professor Omari Simmons served as a panelist for the 27 Annual Sadie T.M Alexander Commemorative Conference, hosted by the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at University of Pennsylvania Law School on Saturday, Jan. 24. Continue reading »

BLSA to host 30th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 13

The Wake Forest Black Law Students Association (BLSA) will host its 30th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts.  Continue reading »

CRASH: Tolerated or Accepted? Open forum discussion about racial injustice set for Tuesday, Sept. 23

“Crash: Tolerated or Accepted?,”an open forum discussion about racial injustice in the WFU community and beyond, will be held from from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  Hosted by the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), the event is open to Wake Forest students, faculty and staff.

Black Law Students Association (BLSA) to host park cleanup in Winston-Salem on Saturday, Sept. 13

Wake Forest Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) will host a park cleanup as a part of the Southern Region Black Law Students Association’s  annual community service weekend on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. The park cleanup will be held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 2001 Pittsburg Ave., in downtown Winston-Salem, N.C. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law honors the life of Terry Hart Lee (’74), the first African-American woman graduate from WFU Law

Wake Forest School of Law remembers Terry Hart Lee (’74), the first African-American graduate from WFU Law. Lee died on December 23, 2013. Friends and family were invited to join in a celebration of her life that was held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Howard University School of Law. Continue reading »

Group photo including BLSA 2014 Dean and Keynote Speaker Judge Carl Steward

WFU Black Law Students Association scholarship banquet deemed huge success

The Wake Forest University Black Law Students Association (BLSA) 29th Annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 28, has been deemed a huge success by organizers and attendees alike. “This was the most successful annual banquet yet,” according to BLSA President Ashley Waring (’15), noting it exceeded all of the organization’s past banquets in attendance.

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ABA Journal calls upcoming BLSA 29th annual scholarship banquet keynote speaker ‘one of most influential federal judges in nation’

Chief Judge Carl Stewart of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is referred to as one of the most influential federal judges in the nation in an ABA Journal article published this month.

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