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Helen Tarokic of Helen Tarokic Law, PLLC; 
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Helen Tarokic (JD ’06) and Rebekah Garcia (JD ’14) of Helen Tarokic Law, PLLC interviewed for WECT segment on Supreme Court immigration decision

Helen Tarokic (JD ’06), an immigration attorney at Helen Tarokic Law, PLLC , and Rebekah Garcia (JD ’14), an associate attorney at Helen Tarokic Law, PLLC, were interviewed for the WECT story Supreme Court ruling will impact thousands in New Hanover County, which aired on June 23, 2016.  The print story follows.

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Judge Leo Strine’s Wake Forest Law Review essay mentioned on Marketplace.org, Business Insider

Wake Forest Law Review was mentioned in Scott Tong’s article, “How shareholders jumped to first in line for profits,” published originally on Marketplace.org on June 14, 2016.  The article discusses the responsibilities of shareholders and corporations and includes a quote from Delaware Chancery Court Judge Leo Strine’s Wake Forest Law Review essay, published originally on April 5, 2012.

This article is a part of a Marketplace.org series with Business Insider called “The Price of Profits.”

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The International Jurist, summer 2016 edition cover

Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. degree program featured in International Jurist

Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. degree program was featured in the summer issue of the International Jurist as one of the best LL.M. programs in the U.S. in terms of law school experience.

The International Jurist named Wake Forest Law’s LL.M. program, which is one of the longest running in the U.S., as one of the top 14 LL.M. programs in the category.  The programs were selected based on the ability to help students receive hands-on training, collaborate with U.S. students, participate in extracurricular activities and more.

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Wake Forest School of Law Professor Mark Hall poses in the law library on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Professor Mark Hall discusses federal lawsuit against Carolinas Healthcare in Winston-Salem Journal

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the following article on June 10, 2016, “Carolinas Healthcare faces federal lawsuit on competition practices in Charlotte area,” written by Richard Craver and published originally in the Winston-Salem Journal.

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Harold Lloyd

Professor Harold Lloyd authors two blogs in The Huffington Post on language and translation

Professor Harold Lloyd wrote the following blogs on The Huffington Post, published originally on June 8, 2016: “Verse Translation: A Call for Harder Work and Greater Care” and “Razing Babel: Two Sonnets for Too Xenophobic Times,” which follows.

Editor’s Note: The views and opinions of our faculty members that are invited to write in national media outlets are their own, and not reflective of Wake Forest Law as an institution. Our policy is to re-publish all faculty member articles that are published in national media.

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Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox co-authors op/ed in The Guardian about protecting environmental defenders

Professor John Knox co-authored the following op/ed, “Protecting those who work to defend the environment is a human rights issue,” originally published in The Guardian on June 5, 2016, with fellow U.N. special rapporteurs Michel Forst and Victoria Tauli-Corpuz.

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Tanya Marsh Associate Professor of Law

Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Arkansas media about protecting Native American graves

In 1990, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act extended those requirements to any museum receiving federal funding. But the law doesn’t affect non-Indian remains, according to Tanya Marsh, a professor at Wake Forest University School of Law and the author of “The Law of Human Remains.” She sees “fundamental inconsistencies in the law” as it exists today. In all 50 states, the newly deceased must be treated with dignity, but older remains can be displayed in museums and are bought or sold on eBay, she said.

That’s what she is quoted as saying, “In Senate, Arkansans request new life for a child’s burial,” written by Frank Lockwood and published originally in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette on June 7, 2016. The original story follows.

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Wake Forest School of Law Professor Mark Hall poses in the law library on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.

Professor Mark Hall discusses Blue Cross lawsuit against federal government for Affordable Care Act payments

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the following article, “Blue Cross sues feds for ACA payments,” written by John Murawski and published originally in the News & Observer on June 2, 2016.

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Professor of International Law John Knox

Professor John Knox calls on all governments to protect environmental defenders for World Environment Day

For World Environment Day, Sunday, June 5, 2016, Professor John Knox and two other United Nations human rights experts called on every government to protect environmental and land rights defenders in the following article released by the Office of the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights, “‘A deadly undertaking’ — UN experts urge all Governments to protect environmental rights defenders,” published on June 2, 2016.

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Professor Ron Wright is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars.  He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors.

Professor Ronald Wright named among 20 most-cited criminal law and procedure faculty

Professor Ronald Wright has been named the 13th most-cited criminal law and procedure faculty member in the United States, from 2010 to 2014, in Brian Leiter’s law school report, published originally on Law Professor Blogs Network on May 18, 2016.  The study’s data was draw from the 2015 Sisk study.

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