May 20th, 2018 | Student Life | Comments Off
The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 188 graduates on Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Wait Chapel including 153 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 20 International Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, seven Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and eight Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The MSL graduates represent the first class that earned their master’s degrees wholly online.
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April 23rd, 2018 | Research | Comments Off
Wake Forest School of Law alumni returned in droves on April 20, 2018, to help recognize and honor the 188 combined years of service of retiring Professors Miles Foy, Ralph Peeples, Charley Rose, George Walker, and Dean Emeritus Bob Walsh.
The “Last Class with Professor Rose” was held in Worrell Professional Center in the morning and a panel discussion with the “Fab Five” professors, with the exception of Professor Walker, was held in the afternoon in Farrell Hall followed by a reception in Worrell. Those unable to attend either or both events can watch the recordings of “The Last Class” and the “Fab 5,” moderated by Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77).
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April 18th, 2018 | Student Life | Comments Off
Emily Scotton (JD ’18) has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Smith Anderson Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service. The award is given annually to a Wake Forest School of Law student in recognition of outstanding pro bono service to the community and is presented at the school’s special Pro Bono Honor Society dinner. Continue reading »
April 9th, 2018 | Student Life | Comments Off
Imagine members of the Wake Forest University football team playing against each other for the national championship title. But in this case the field was a federal courtroom, judges and attorneys were the referees, and it was final arguments instead of touchdowns that decided who was the best in the country. Continue reading »
February 20th, 2018 | Student Life | Comments Off
Wake Forest University School of Law National Trial Team competitors and coaches are continuing a record-breaking streak by sending not one, but two teams to nationals after winning the regional TYLA National Trial Competition (NTC) on Feb. 16-18.
Hosted by Campbell University’s Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law in Raleigh, North Carolina, Wake Forest’s National Trial Teams advanced to the two championship rounds against the University of North Carolina (UNC) and Emory University law schools, and both came out victorious, says Coach Mark Boynton (JD ’97). Continue reading »
February 13th, 2018 | Student Life | Comments Off
The next generation of physician assistants (PAs) can now take advantage of a new partnership — the first of its kind in the U.S. — established by Wake Forest University’s School of Law online Master of Studies in Law (MSL) Program and the Wake Forest School of Medicine Physician Assistant (PA) Program. Continue reading »