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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 »