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Innocence and Justice Clinic Director Mark Rabil says new Racial Justice Act will lead to more litigation

A new scaled-back Racial Justice Act will lead to more litigation, not less, supporters of the original law say.

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SCOTUS: The Tax Man Cometh To Healthcare

In the coming weeks, months and years ahead there will be scholarly volumes written about yesterday’s landmark Supreme Court opinion. I’ve already read a few and there are many more to come – including this very short and far less scholarly one.

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Wake Forest Law Review to host ‘Privatizing the Public Good: Emerging Trends in K-16 Education’ symposium Oct. 26

The Wake Forest Law Review will host the symposium, “Privatizing the Public Good:  Emerging Trends in K-16 Education,” on Friday, Oct. 26.

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Supreme Court Ruling Means N.C. Inmates Convicted As Juveniles Could Be Paroled

Triad, NC — They’re young. They’ll learn a lesson and change. They didn’t mean it. Those may be excuses parents make for a child’s poor behavior but what if your child takes someone’s life?

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Professor Margaret Taylor signs letter advising President Obama to defer deporting young immigrants

Nearly 100 law professors from top universities nationwide, including Wake Forest University, signed a letter advising President Barack Obama that the executive branch has the authority to defer deportation of young immigrants — just weeks before the president announced plans to do so.

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Kami Chavis Simmons, Omari Simmons and Steve Virgil promoted to full professorships

The law school congratulates Kami Chavis Simmons, Omari Simmons and Steve Virgil on their promotions to full professor with tenure as of July 1, 2012.

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Rhoda Bryan Billings (’66) receives John J. Parker Award from North Carolina Bar Assocation

Rhoda Bryan Billings (’66), former chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, is the 34th recipient of the Judge John J. Parker Award, presented on Saturday, June 23, at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Bar Association in Wilmington.

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Professor Michael D. Green co-winner of the John G. Fleming Memorial Prize for Torts Scholarship

Wake Forest University Law Professor Michael D. Green and University of Texas Law Professor William C. Powers Jr. have been announced as the 2012 co-winners of the John G. Fleming Memorial Prize for Torts Scholarship. They will jointly deliver the Second Fleming Lecture at Berkeley Law on Monday, Nov. 5.

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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons publishes article ‘Beginning to End Racial Profiling: Definitive Solutions to an Elusive Problem’

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons has recently published an article entitled, “Beginning to End Racial Profiling: Definitive Solutions to an Elusive Problem” in the Fall 2011 edition of the Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice.

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Professors Laura P. Graham and Miriam E. Felsenburg co-write ‘The Pre-Writing Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide’

Wake Forest University Law Professors Laura P. Graham and Miriam E. Felsenburg’s newest book, “The Pre-Writing Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide,” will be available for purchase from Carolina Academic Press in Spring 2013.

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