Christine Nero Coughlin

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Wake Forest Law Review publishes one-of-a-kind book on legal education reform

Looking for the perfect gift for that hard-to-buy-for legal educator, lawyer or soon-to-be lawyer? Wake Forest Law Review has published a one-of-a-kind book reproducing Volume 51 of the 2015 Wake Forest Law Review Symposium on Langdell and legal education reform, “Revisiting Langdell: Legal Education Reform and the Lawyer’s Craft.”

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Professor Christine Coughlin (JD ’90) takes on North Carolina court-packing rumors on Huffington Post blog

Professor Christine Coughlin (JD ’90) originally published the following post, “Court-Packing Rumors In North Carolina And The Need For Judicial Independence,” on The Huffington Post Blog on Nov. 22, 2016.

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of our faculty members that are invited to write in national media outlets are their own, and not reflective of Wake Forest Law as an institution. Our policy is to re-publish all faculty member articles that are published in national media.

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Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) blogs on Huffington Post: ‘Election 2016: The Potentially Polarizing Effects Of Search Engines, Social Media And Motivated Reasoning’

Professor Christine Coughlin (JD ’90) originally published the following post on The Huffington Post Blog here.

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Professor Harold Lloyd and Wake Forest Law Review featured on Law Professor Blog Network for “Revisiting Langdell” Symposium

Professor Harold Lloyd and Wake Forest Law Review were featured in Paul Caron’s post on Law Professor Blogs Network, “Wake Forest Symposium: Revisiting Langell — Legal Education Reform and The Lawyer’s Craft.”

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Wake Forest Law professors, staff present at Legal Writing Institute’s 17th Biennial Conference on July 10-13

Three Wake Forest Law professors and a staff member will make presentations at the 17th Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute entitled, “Thriving in a Time of Change,” on July 10–13, 2016, in Portland, Oregon.

The 2016 Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute will bring together legal writing professors and other members of the legal academy and practicing bar. The conference this year has a renewed goal of building our sense of community. In LWI’s always collegial and collaborative environment, colleagues will have a chance to meet, reconnect and share ideas about pedagogy, scholarship and professional growth.

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Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) co-publishes ‘An Advocate Persuades’ as follow-up to ‘A Lawyer Writes’

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90), co-author of the textbook, “A Lawyer Writes,” has co-written a follow-up book, “An Advocate Persuades,” with the same co-authors Joan Malmud Rocklin and Sandy Patrick, with the addition of Robert B. Rocklin. Continue reading »

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Student Profile: Anna Otchere (LLM ’15)

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Professor Christine Coughlin (’90) shares expertise on ‘Ebola: At Home and Abroad’ symposium faculty panel

Professor Christine Coughlin (’90) was featured as an expert panelist for Wake Forest University’s symposium, “Ebola: At Home and Abroad,” held Feb. 12-13. Coughlin, who spoke on the first night of the two-night informational event, discussed U.S. quarantine law and how it differs from state to state along with the outdated regulations currently in place that do not fit the needs of modern viral outbreaks. Coughlin joined an expert panel of Wake Forest University faculty and guest speakers specializing in history, economics, bioethics, biology and medicine.

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North Carolina Court of Appeals to host oral arguments at Wake Forest Law on Thursday, March 19

The North Carolina Court of Appeals has rescheduled oral arguments at the Wake Forest University School of Law to begin at 3 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

Professor Chris Coughlin participates in ‘Ebola: At Home & Abroad’ symposium Feb. 12-13 at Wake Forest

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin, director of Wake Forest Law’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research Program, is among the panelists scheduled for the “Ebola: At Home And Abroad” symposium set for 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 12-13 in the Kulynych Auditorium of the Byrum Welcome Center at Wake Forest University. The symposium is sponsored by the WFU Biology Department. Continue reading »