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Wake Forest Law Media Roundup for Aug. 24, 2018

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for Aug. 24, 2018:

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Prison Letters Project provides North Carolina inmates access to legal information

The Wake Forest School of Law Library is the only publicly accessible law library between Raleigh and the Tennessee border.  Not only does this void in law libraries mean that the general public does not have wide access to up-to-date legal information, it also means that those individuals incarcerated in the North Carolina prison system do not either.

The catch is though, even without access to prison libraries, inmates have a constitutional right to access to the courts, which includes access to legal information. Thus the emergence of the Wake Forest School of Law Prison Letter Project — a project that is coupling the provision of inmates’ rights with the pro humanitate mission of Wake Forest University. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest School of Law legal writing professors participate in Legal Writing Institute’s nationwide One-Day Workshop

Four Wake Forest School of Law legal writing professors were among those who spoke at the Legal Writing Institute’s nationwide One-Day Workshop at Elon University School of Law with the theme, “Legal Writing: Passport to the Profession,” on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. Continue reading »