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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the two-night informational event, discussed U.S. quarantine law and how it differs from state to state along with the outdated regulations currently in place that do not fit the needs of modern viral outbreaks.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 »

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Wake Forest Law Review presents ‘Relationship-Centered Health Care: Implications for Law and Ethics’ on Friday, Oct. 24

The Wake Forest Law Review will host its Fall 2014 symposium, “Relationship-Centered Health Care: Implications for Law and Ethics,” beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Auditorium. The symposium is co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Center for Bioethics, Health and Society.

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Professor Christine Coughlin responds to legal education article in New York Times letter to the editor

Professor Christine Coughlin recently co-authored a letter to the editor that was published in the New York Times regarding this story about legal education.

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Professors Chris Coughlin and Hal Lloyd help guide medical residents through the contract negotiation process

Wake Forest Law Professors Chris Coughlin and Hal Lloyd met with medical residents at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine to discuss issues around physician employment contracts on Tuesday, March 5. Continue reading »

Law school offers new summer pre-law courses to undergraduate students

The Wake Forest University is excited to announce it 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.

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Professor Laura Graham (’94) is new pre-law adviser, assistant director of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research

Professor Laura Graham (‘94) is the new Wake Forest University pre-law adviser as well as assistant director of Legal Analysis, Writing and Research I & II.

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Professor Chris Coughlin challenges doctors to speak the language of the law in The Huffington Post

According to a recent study by Thompson Reuters and HC Plexus, 65 percent of doctors believe the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), otherwise known as the Health Care Reform Act, or, to some, “Obamacare,” will cause a decline in the quality of patient care. Continue reading »

Three law professors publish book chapter in bioethics series

In our lifetimes, many of us may confront issues of the right to refuse medical treatment, whether to pursue gene therapy, or eat genetically modified food. As medicine and technology advances, these and other important questions that lie at the intersection of science, philosophy, medicine and law are being more commonly discussed and debated.  Continue reading »