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Media Roundup for the week of Sept. 8, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Sept. 8, 2017: Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for Aug. 11, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Aug. 11, 2017: Continue reading »

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Dean Emeritus and Professor Bob Walsh receives Sherman Christensen Award from American Inns of Court for outstanding leadership

Dean Emeritus and Professor Bob Walsh has been selected as this year’s recipient of the A. Sherman Christensen Award, given by the American Inns of Court in recognition of outstanding service and exceptional leadership.

“I was privileged to nominate Bob,” says Tom Comerford Jr. (JD ’74) of Comerford & Britt LLP. “This is quite an honor for Bob and for the Joseph Branch Inn of Court.  Please join me in congratulating Bob for this great achievement.” Continue reading »

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Dean Emeritus Robert Walsh Participates in International Symposium

Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, Robert K. Walsh, of the Wake Forest University School of Law was a featured speaker in an international symposium from March 31 through April 2 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.  Continue reading »

Dean Emeritus Robert Walsh awarded national ABA award

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Robert K. Walsh of the Wake Forest University School of Law was awarded the Robert J. Kutak Award over the weekend at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting in San Francisco. Continue reading »

Former Wake Forest law dean honored by American Bar Association

Robert K. Walsh, dean emeritus and professor at the Wake Forest University School of Law, is this year’s recipient of the American Bar Association’s Kutak Award. Read the full story »

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Dean Emeritus Robert Walsh wins national ABA award

Each year, the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar gives its national award, the Robert J. Kutak Award, to the person who “meets the highest standard of professional responsibility and demonstrates substantial achievement towards increased understanding between legal education and the active practice of law.” The award honors the late Robert J. Kutak, a distinguished member of the Section’s governing Council who died suddenly in 1983 after a remarkable career characterized by service to the public and the legal profession.

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Dean Emeritus Robert Walsh honored by English Inns of Court

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law Robert Walsh has just been elected an Honorary Academic Bencher of the Honorable Society of Inner Temple. The Inner Temple is one of the four Inns of Court in London which educate barristers and then call members to the Bar entitling them to practice. The other Inns are Middle Temple, Gray’s Inn, and Lincoln’s Inn. Every barrister in England and Wales must belong to one of the Inns, which continue supervisory and disciplinary function over their members throughout their careers. Continue reading »

Professor Robert Walsh presides at U.S. Supreme Court ceremony

Professor and Dean Emeritus Robert K. Walsh, the national president of the American Inns of Court, presided at the annual Celebration of Excellence dinner and ceremony at the United States Supreme Court on Saturday, Oct. 17.

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Professor Robert Walsh represents American Inns of Court at founding of United Kingdom’s Supreme Court

Professor and Dean Emeritus Robert K. Walsh, the national president of the American Inns of Court, recently returned from an 11-day trip to London where he represented the organization at ceremonies surrounding the initiation of the British Legal Year and the establishment of the first Supreme Court in the history of the United Kingdom.  In addition to representing the American Inns of Court at the ceremony, Professor Walsh took four 2009 American Inns of Court Temple Bar Scholars to London to introduce them to the leaders of the English Bench and Bar.

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