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Elder Law Clinic currently accepting applications, featured in Winston-Salem Chronicle

The Elder Law Clinic is currently accepting applications for the spring 2017 semester, as recently publicized in a Winston-Salem Chronicle article.  A portion of the article follows:

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Professor Mark Hall releases ‘A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina’

Professor Mark A. Hall, with the help of Health Law and Policy Program Fellow Katherine Booth (JD ’16), has released “A Study of Affordable Care Act Competitiveness in North Carolina.” Professor Hall is the director of the law school’s Health Law and Policy Program, which launched in 2015.

The report, researched and written by Professor Hall, is sponsored by the Brookings Institution’s Center for Health Policy and by The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. Professor Hall recently was appointed as the only Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings Institution, part of the Washington, D.C.-based think tank’s Economic Studies research program.

The report is a 16-page analysis of North Carolina’s ACA market that was issued on Feb. 9 as part of an assessment of five ACA markets: North Carolina, Michigan, Texas, California and Florida.

The Raleigh News and Observer’s John Murawski published the following story, “Sicker population + state policy = NC’s high ACA costs,” on Feb. 10, 2017.

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Professor Chris Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) publishes redistricting op/ed in News and Observer

Professor Christine Nero Coughlin (JD ’90) and her research assistant, Adam Messenlehner, wrote the following op/ed, “Return NC to a democracy through fair redistricting,” that was published originally in the Raleigh News and Observer on Feb. 9, 2017.

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Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in the Los Angeles Times regarding latest battle in abortion wars

Professor Tanya Marsh is quoted in the following story, “The latest battlefront in the abortion wars: Some states want to require burial or cremation for fetuses,” written by Alexander Zavis and published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 23, 2017.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) blogs about freedom of speech and anti-semitism on college campuses on The Hill

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) had the following op/ed, “Freedom of speech and the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act on college campuses,” posted on The Hill blog on Jan. 20, 2017.
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Six Wake Forest Law professors join 1,400 nationally opposed to Jeff Sessions as attorney general

Six Wake Forest Law professors — Kami Chavis, Luellen Curry, Miriam Felsenburg, Michael Green, Christopher Knott and Simone Rose — are among those represented in the following article, “NC law professors join 1,400 nationally opposed to Jeff Sessions as attorney general,” written by Anne Blythe and published on by the Raleigh News and Observer on Jan. 9, 2017.

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Pro Bono Clinic’s expungements program featured in Winston-Salem Monthly

The Pro Bono Project’s expungements program was featured in the Winston-Salem Monthly article, “Samaritan Celebrates 35 Years,” published by Paul Garber on Nov. 28, 2016.

In addition to its standing shelter and soup kitchen, the Samaritan Ministries, an interdenominational Christian, service-oriented ministry celebrating its 35th anniversary at its Winston-Salem location, finds new ways to serve the city’s indigent.

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Professor Kami Chavis discusses police accountability in Walter Scott shooting mistrial with Christian Science Monitor

Professor Kami Chavis, Associate Dean for Research and Public Engagement and Director of the Criminal Justice Program, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor article, “Mistrial in Walter Scott police shooting sends strong message,” published by Henry Gass on Dec. 6, 2016.  In the article, a portion of which follows, Chavis discusses police accountability.

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Pro Bono Project’s Teen Court program, alumnae featured in Fox 8 news segment

The Pro Bono Project’s Teen Court program along with two Wake Forest Law alumnae was featured in a Fox 8 news story and segment, “Forsyth County ‘Teen Court’ program prevents youth criminalization,” that aired on Dec. 2, 2016.

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Professor Kami Chavis discusses the future of law and order

Professor Kami Chavis participated in the panel discussion, “Will Technology Make Crime Obsolete?,” regarding the future of police crime-fighting technologies at an event on Nov. 30, 2016, in Washington, D.C., sponsored by Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University.

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