(Winston-Salem, N.C., Jan. 14, 2019) — Wake Forest University will award Professor Emeritus Charley Rose with the Medallion of Merit at the 2019 Founders’ Day Convocation. The award, which is the University’s highest honor, will recognize his achievements and contributions as a teacher, mentor, and colleague to the law school and greater university.
Wake Forest Law celebrates Class of 2018 at 44th annual Hooding Ceremony, graduates first online-only MSL class
May 20th, 2018 | Student Life | Comments Off
The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 188 graduates during its 44th annual hooding ceremony on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Wait Chapel, including 153 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 20 International Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, seven Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and eight Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The MSL graduates represent the first class that earned their master’s degrees wholly online.
April 23rd, 2018 | Research | Comments Off
Wake Forest School of Law alumni returned in droves on April 20, 2018, to help recognize and honor the 188 combined years of service of retiring Professors Miles Foy, Ralph Peeples, Charley Rose, George Walker, and Dean Emeritus Bob Walsh.
The “Last Class with Professor Rose” was held in Worrell Professional Center in the morning and a panel discussion with the “Fab Five” professors, with the exception of Professor Walker, was held in the afternoon in Farrell Hall followed by a reception in Worrell. Those unable to attend either or both events can watch the recordings of “The Last Class” and the “Fab 5,” moderated by Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77).
February 25th, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
The “Conversation With” Committee has invited former University of North Carolina (UNC) and Davidson College President Thomas W. Ross for a “Conversation With” event at noon on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be served. Professor Ron Wright will host the conversation with Mr. Ross.
Started in 1999 by Professor Charley Rose, the “Conversation With” program engages Wake Forest Law students with professional role models of the highest caliber, so that they might learn and be inspired by their stories of life and the law. Past interviews have featured U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Clarence Thomas; former Republican Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich; New York Times columnist Anthony Lewis; former Chief Operating Officer of the Peace Corps Thomas Tighe; and Watergate veteran Gene Boyce (JD ’56), among others.
November 23rd, 2015 | Student Life | Comments Off
The Wake Forest National Moot Court Team of Robert “Woody” Angle (JD ’16), Lauren Emery (JD ’16) and Kaitlin Price (JD ’16) won the Region IV Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 21, in Richmond, Virginia, going 5-0 against five different law schools and finishing first out of 21 teams from 12 law schools. Continue reading »
‘Conversation With’ hosts Elisa Massimino, president and CEO of Human Rights First, on Wednesday, Nov. 4
October 27th, 2015 | Student Life | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law will host Elisa Massimino, president and chief executive officer of Human Rights First, as part of its “Conversation With” series at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 4, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. Professor Margaret Taylor will interview Massimino in a conversation-style format. Lunch will be provided. Continue reading »
November 24th, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law’s two National Moot Court teams swept all the awards at the Region IV tournament held Nov. 21-22 in Richmond, Va. Continue reading »
For David (’81) and Bettie Sousa (’81), Wake Forest law was the beginning of fulfilling careers and more
September 14th, 2012 | Alumni | Comments Off
For David (’81) and Bettie Sousa (’81), the School of Law was the beginning of fulfilling careers, and a whole lot more.
September 4th, 2012 | Alumni | Comments Off
When Daniel O’Toole (’80) graduated from Wake Forest law school in August 1980, he knew about the handful of dreams that young lawyers share: representing one of the largest organizations in the world, judging a high-profile trial, designing part of a legal system, becoming a top trial lawyer, and venturing out to start a new law firm. Whatever his other dreams, that last one consumed his energy after graduation. The other dreams would have their moments.
May 21st, 2012 | Student Life | Comments Off
Professor Charley Rose has been selected by the third-year class to be honored with the Wake Forest University School of Law Student Bar Association’s 2012 Jurist Excellence in Teaching Award. Continue reading »