Wake Forest Law begins offering innovative Public Interest Externship

Beginning this fall, Wake Forest Law is offering an innovative Public Interest Externship that allows students to work with nonprofit public policy organizations in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »

Mary Beth Usher (’13) argues in U.S. Court of Appeals

Mary Beth Usher (’13) recently argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va., as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic.

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Professor Kate Mewhinney presents at N.C. Bar Elder Law Section CLE

Professor Kate Mewhinney spoke on “Long Term Insurance” at the North Carolina Bar Association’s Elder Law Section CLE last Friday, Oct. 26, at the North Carolina Bar Foundation Center in Cary, North Carolina.

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The Wake Forest Innocence and Justice Clinic is important in fighting for justice

In wake of several high-profile cases in which defendants have been wrongfully convicted of serious crimes, the Innocence and Justice Clinic at Wake Forest is much needed and welcome. Continue reading »

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Innocence and Justice Clinic dedicated to teaching students, working on claims of wrongful convictions

Paul Shaner spent 15 years of his life locking up and supervising criminals, working as a law enforcement officer with the Nevada Department of Public Safety. Continue reading »

Professor John Korzen presents ‘Principles of State and Federal Appellate Jurisdication’ at N.C. appellate seminar

Professor John Korzen, director of the law school’s Appellate Advocacy Clinic, spoke to more than 100 attorneys, appellate judges, and appellate clerks at the North Carolina Bar Center in Cary on Oct. 4. Continue reading »

Innocence and Justice Clinic Sponsors ‘An Intimate Look at Life on Death Row’ on Tuesday, Oct. 16

Two-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Joseph Ingle will discuss his new book, “Inferno: A Southern Morality Tale,” at 7 p.m.  on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Wake Forest University School of Law’s Innocence and Justice Clinic, 2596 Reynolda Road (at the intersection of Polo Road). Continue reading »

Students to help Wills Clinic at Pembroke Legal Aid of North Carolina on Oct. 6, Nov. 3

Wake Forest law students will be returning to the Pembroke office of Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) for a third time this fall to serve area clients at two free Wills Clinic.

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Wake Forest law school panel calls for elimination of death penalty

A panel of death penalty opponents used the one-year anniversary of the execution of Troy Davis to call for the elimination of a system that they say is broken.

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Georgia execution anniversary sparks concerns over N.C. death penalty

RALEIGH, N.C. – A year ago this month, Georgia death-row inmate Troy Davis was executed for the murder of a police officer. It was a crime he denied up until his death, and his execution sparked protests around the world. Opponents of the death penalty in North Carolina are using the anniversary of Davis’ death as a platform to discuss the issue.

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