National Trial Team advances to quarter-final round of national competition

The Comerford & Britt National Trial Team competed in the National Trial Competition April 6-10 in Houston, Texas. Continue reading »

Professor Michael Curtis gives keynote at Texas Tech Law Review Criminal Law Symposium on April 8

Professor Michael Curtis is giving the keynote address at the Texas Tech Law Review Criminal Law Symposium on April 8. Continue reading »

REGULATIONS: European study finds noise can kill, as EPA lies dormant

Professor Sidney Shapiro is quoted by the Environment & Energy Publishing company in the following story about the history of noise pollution law in the United States. Continue reading »

Professor Carol Turowski invited to present at National Innocence Network Conference on April 7-10

Professor Carol Turowski, co-director of the  law school’s Innocence and Justice Clinic, will speak at the Ohio Innocence Project’s first-ever conference dedicated to cases of wrongful conviction at the international level, called the 2011 National Innocence Network Conference. Continue reading »

Innocence and Justice Clinic Co-Director Mark Rabil speaks out regarding Racial Justice Act

House Republicans filed a bill Monday that would effectively nullify the Racial Justice Act that was signed into law in 2009. Continue reading »

Pro Bono Project co-hosts symposium on Native American land rights April 7-8

Land RightsThe Wake Forest University School of Law’s Pro Bono Project is co-sponsoring a symposium, “American Indian Land Rights and Religious Freedom” on April 7-8. It will be held at The Barn at Reynolda Village.  Continue reading »

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Professor Omari Simmons featured on the Michael Eric Dyson radio show

It’s no secret that low-income, first-generation, and minority students are less likely to pursue higher education. Continue reading »

Sports Law team performs well at Tulane’s Mardi Gras Sports Law Moot Court Competition

The Wake Forest School of Law team performed well at the Mardi Gras Sports Law Competition sponsored by Tulane Moot Court Board, said the team’s coach, Professor  Don Castleman.

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Guestbook for: Melanie Nutt

Friends, colleagues and students share their best wishes for Melanie on the occasion of her retirement from Wake Forest University. Melanie has been part of the law school for more than 40 years.

Professor Ron Wright quoted on issue of evidence tampering

Professor Ron Wright was quoted in a Rock Hill Herald story about the emerging dispute over defense attorneys’ use of evidence as it relates to the Zahra Baker case.  Continue reading »