Hooding

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Wake Forest Law celebrates first Two-Year International JDs, confers hoods on 200-plus graduates

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on more than 200 graduates on Sunday, May 14, including 177 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 17 International Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, nine Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and four Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The school conferred hoods on its first Two-Year International JD graduates — Julia de la Parra and Santiago Herrera of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Shou Li of Liuzhou, China.

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Graduation Profile: Joseph Greener (JD ’16)

Joseph Greener (JD ‘16) chose Wake Forest Law because it felt like home.

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Professor Rebecca Morrow and Maria Nkonge (JD/M.Div ’16) chosen to speak at 2016 Hooding Ceremony

The Wake Forest Law Class of 2016 has chosen Professor Rebecca Morrow and Maria Nkonge (JD/M.Div ’16) to be the speakers for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 15, 2016.

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Wake Forest Law professor, third-year law student featured speakers at 2015 Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 17

The Class of 2015 has spoken and has chosen Professor Timothy Davis and Kenny Cushing (JD ’15) to be the speakers for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest University School of Law to confer hoods on the largest class of international graduates on May 18-19

The Wake Forest University School of Law will confer hoods on its largest class of international graduates on May 18-19, 2014.

The Hooding Program is scheduled to begin at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, in Wait Chapel. Thirty international Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, Juris Doctor (JD) candidates, and Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates will receive hoods. That is compared to 24 international graduates in 2013, which included the law school’s first Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (S.J.D.).

In another first for the law school in 120 years, the Hooding Program will be webcast live via the Internet so that family and friends of the graduates who are unable to attend in person can view the ceremony. The Livestream link is http://new.livestream.com/wfu/2014law . The law school is the first WFU graduate school to offer a live webcast of its Hooding Ceremony in the history of the university. Viewers of the Livestream may refer to the Hooding program in PDF on the Wake Forest University website here. Continue reading »

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The Honorable Justice John L. Murray, former Chief Justice of Ireland, to speak at Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 18

The Honorable Mr. Justice John L. Murray, former Chief Justice of Ireland, will be the speaker for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 18. He will receive an honorary degree at Commencement the following day. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law confers hoods and diplomas on 183 graduates

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 183 graduates on Sunday, May 19, in Wait Chapel. The graduates included the first two to earn the Scientiae Juridicae Doctor degree and the first nine to earn the Master of Studies in Law degree. Continue reading »

DuPont Senior Vice President and General Counsel Thomas Sager (’76) to speak at the WFU School of Law Hooding Ceremony on May 19

Thomas Sager (’76), Senior Vice President and General Counsel for DuPont Legal, will be the speaker for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 19. Continue reading »

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School of Law confers hoods on 165 graduates

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on 165 graduates on Sunday, May 20, in Wait Chapel. Continue reading »

Retired Virginia Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Bermingham Lacy to speak at the WFU School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 20

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Retired Virginia Supreme Court Justice Elizabeth Bermingham Lacy will be the speaker for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 20. Continue reading »