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ABA Journal calls upcoming BLSA 29th annual scholarship banquet keynote speaker ‘one of most influential federal judges in nation’

Chief Judge Carl Stewart of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is referred to as one of the most influential federal judges in the nation in an ABA Journal article published this month.

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Alumni, attorneys participate in new Professional Development Course’s Career Panels Week

Approximately 40 attorneys, including a number of Wake Forest Law alumni, are visiting campus for Career Panels Week as part of the first-year Professional Development Course. The course is led by Associate Law Professor Tanya Marsh and Associate Director of Career and Professional Development Francie Scott (’04).

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Wake Forest Law host Dallas’ first black DA as he discusses his crime fighting experiences

Craig Wakins made history in 2006 when he became the first African American in Texas history to be elected as a District Attorney. Continue reading »

Former Interior Secretary and Arizona Gov. Bruce Babbitt to speak about environmental policies on Feb. 7

Former U.S. Secretary of the Interior and Arizona Gov. Bruce Babbitt is a key player in environmental and energy policies. His tenure as Secretary of the Interior has led to some of the most influential conservation policies.  Babbitt will discuss environmental policies during a question-and-answer session for students at the Wake Forest law school at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, in Room 1301 of the Worrell Professional Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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Justice Randy J. Holland, seated on the left, with the Delaware Supreme Court

Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy Holland to discuss ‘Delaware Courts and Corporate Law’ on Wednesday, Dec. 5

Justice Randy J. Holland of the Delaware Supreme Court will visit the Wake Forest University School of Law to discuss “Delaware Courts and Corporate Law” at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1301.

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‘Rewriting Homosexuality’ symposium scheduled for April 19 at Wake Forest University

The ‘Rewriting Homosexuality’ symposium, sponsored by Wake Forest law school as well as the Provost’s Office, the Humanities Institute, Women and Gender Studies, Office of Multicultural Affairs,  the LGBTQ Center, and ZSR Library is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on April 19, 2013, in the ZSR Auditorium.

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Law professor Kelly Pope to screen documentary ‘Crossing the Line’ on Nov. 8 in Brendle Recital Hall

Kelly Pope, adjunct professor of law, will be screening her documentary “Crossing the Line: Ordinary People Committing Extraordinary Crimes” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 ,in the Brendle Recital Hall.

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The N.C. Bar Association YLD and the WFU School of Law to present The Rule of Law Program on Nov. 8

The North Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division and the Wake Forest University School of Law invite local high school students to participate in an interactive program involving students, lawyers, and community leaders titled “The Rule of Law – Your Rights, Your Life: How the Law Affects You” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

First openly transgender NCAA Division I athlete Kye Allums to speak Nov. 8 in Annenberg Forum

Kye Allums, the first openly transgender NCAA Division I athlete, will speak about what it means to be transgender, as well as his experiences as the first openly transgender basketball player,  from 8-9:30 p.m.  on Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Annenberg Forum in Carswell Hall.

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Professor Omari Simmons among presenters at the Duke University ‘Access, Competition, and For-Profit Higher Education’ Conference Sept. 21-22

Professor Omari Simmons was among the presenters at the Access, Competition, and For-Profit Higher Education Conference sponsored by the Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality and AERA at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University on Sept. 21-22.

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