Guest Speakers

First American death row inmate exonerated by DNA to speak Oct. 29

Kirk Bloodsworth, the first American death row inmate exonerated by DNA testing, will share his wrongful conviction story, and an expert panel will discuss the causes, reforms and remedies in innocence cases with Wake Forest University at noon on Thursday, Oct. 29, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center.

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Former U.S. Ambassador criticizes Obama’s foreign policy

Barack Obama is unlike any U.S. president in recent memory, says John Bolton, the 25th U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, who served during the Bush administration. Continue reading »

A Catalyst for Change: Title IX

Title IX has been — and continues to be – a catalyst for change, which, according to the numbers, has been unarguably dramatic. Continue reading »

Former U.S. Ambassador John Bolton addresses President Obama’s ‘New International Order’

The Wake Forest University School of Law’s Federalist Society will host John Bolton, the 25th U.S. ambassador to the United Nations during the Bush administration, at noon on Friday, Oct. 2, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center.

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Italian health care attorney presents ‘The Italian Health Care System — Lessons for the U.S.?’ on Sept. 11

Amleto Cattarin, a lecturer from the University of Padova, will present “The Italian Health Care System — Lessons for the U.S.?” on Friday, Sept. 11, at the Wake Forest University School of Law.

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WFU Law and Provost’s Office present ‘A Conversation on Diversity in Legal Education’

The Wake Forest University School of Law and the Provost’s Office co-sponsored “A Conversation on Diversity in Legal Education” with Howard University School of Law Dean Kurt Schmoke and Dean Blake Morant at a luncheon in the Worrell Professional Center on April 30.

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Death row exoneree to speak to WFU Law School students on April 21

Sabrina Butler Porter, the only female death row exoneree in the country, will speak to the Wake Forest University School of Law about her ordeal of being an innocent woman on death row and the struggles she has endured since being released from prison.

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Wilmington district attorney, WFU Law School alumnus to discuss cold case

The Criminal Law Roundtable will present an opportunity to hear Ben David, a Wake Forest University School of Law alumnus and district attorney for the Fifth Judicial District in Wilmington, N.C., talk about a cold case in his district that was recently solved with new DNA technology.

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WFU’s JD/MBA Joint Degree Society to present ‘A Real Perspective’

Wake Forest University’s JD/MBA Joint Degree Society will present “A Real Perspective” on Thursday, April 9, at 4 p.m. in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.

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Judge Josefina Muniz Rendon to discuss multiculturalism on March 19

Judge Josefina Muniz Rendon will present “Effective Representation in a Multicultural Community” on Thursday, March 19, at noon in Room 1301 of the Worrell Professional Center. The event is free and open to the public.

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