Chris Coughlin

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Lisa Roach (JD ’17) addresses legalization of medical aid-in-dying at North Carolina clinical ethics conference

Lisa Roach (JD ’17) presented at a statewide conference of the Clinical Ethics Network of North Carolina with the theme “Conundrums in Clinical Ethics Consultation: Consciousness, Capacity, and Compulsion” held on Feb. 24, 2017, at NOVANT Health Forsyth Medical Center.

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Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) tells National Jurist ‘how to excel in legal writing’

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), director of the Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) Program, was featured in the article, “Get ready for ’1L of a Ride,’” in the Fall 2016 Back to School issue of The National Jurist magazine.  Professor Coughlin tells the National Jurist “How to excel in legal writing.”  Her advice follows.

The article also contains advice from Andrew McClurg of the University of Memphis School of Law, Meredith Duncan of the University of Houston Law Center and Nancy Levit of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, as well as excerpts from the book, “Law School: Getting In, Getting Good, Getting the Gold,” by Thane Messinger.

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Summer pre-law program provides law school ‘test-drive’ for undergraduates

Wake Forest Law will once again offer a Summer Pre-law Program for undergraduates taught by Law Professors Wilson Parker and Chris Coughlin, and Communication Professors Jarrod Atchison and John Llewellyn.The program consists of two courses that will be taught in the law school but will qualify for credit from the undergraduate college: “Legal Theory, Practice, and Communication” (Communication 370D) and “Advocacy, Debate, and the Law” (Communication 370E). Continue reading »

Professor Christine Coughlin quoted in Medical Ethics Advisor December 2013 issue

Informed consent is the “bedrock of patient care,” even when the patient is a health care provider consenting to a mandatory vaccination, says Christine Nero Coughlin (’90), professor and director of legal analysis, writing, and research at Wake Forest University School of Law. Continue reading »

WFU Law School offers new pre-law program to undergrads

The Wake Forest University School of Law is excited to announce a new pre-law program for undergraduates taught by Professors Wilson Parker and Chris Coughlin. Continue reading »

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Professor Chris Coughlin earns 2011 Teaching Innovation Award

The Wake Forest University Teaching and Learning Center has awarded the 2011 Teaching Innovation Award to law Professor Chris Coughlin. Continue reading »

Law School professors offer ‘Topics in Political Science: Lawyers and Legal Institutions’ summer course for undergraduates

Are you or someone you know considering going to law school? Want to know more about what it’s actually like to go to law school without having to pay the cost of law school tuition? Then two Wake Forest University School of Law professors have the course for you.

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Faculty Profile: Chris Coughlin (’90)

The first time Chris Nero Coughlin (’90) stepped into the classroom as a professor she felt like she was home. Continue reading »

Legal Writing Institute selects law school to hold legal writing workshop on Dec. 3

Wake Forest University School of Law will host a Legal Writing Institute (LWI) workshop from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3,  in the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

WFU Law Professor Chris Coughlin receives teaching award

Wake Forest University School of Law Professor Chris Coughlin is the recipient of the 2009 Joseph Branch Excellence in Teaching Award, Law School Dean Blake Morant has announced.

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