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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

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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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Chavis

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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Professor Tanya Marsh

Professor Tanya Marsh discusses ‘question of what we own of ourselves’ in Washington Post regarding new Texas fetal burial rules

Professor Tanya Marsh was quoted in following Washington Post article, ”After months of controversy, Texas will require aborted fetuses to be cremated or buried,” published by Samantha Schmidt on Nov. 29, 2016. This story also ran on MSN News here.

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Professor John Knox featured in Harvard Law Today article about former Irish president’s climate change opinions, environmental conference

Professor John Knox, UN special rapporteur on human tights and the environment, was referenced in the Harvard Law Today article, “Another ‘Angry Granny’ for Climate Justice,” published on Nov. 18, 2016.

The article is about former president of Ireland Mary Robinson, who called climate change an “existential threat” that requires “a coordinated, inclusive and urgent response,” as well as the two-day conference where she announced this: “Climate Change Displacement: Finding Solutions to an Emerging Crisis.”

The section of the article that references Professor Knox and his work follows.

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Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Wake Forest University Innocence and Justice Clinic

Professor Mark Rabil tells Winston-Salem Journal his client is innocent, date petition filed is irrelevant

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic, was featured in the Winston-Salem Journal article, “Winston-Salem man claiming wrongful conviction in murders is too late in filing federal appeal, Attorney General’s Office says,” published by Michael Hewlett on  Nov. 15, 2016.  The article discusses the latest in the case of Professor Rabil’s client, John Robert Hayes.  A portion of the article 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 quoted in New York Times about future of Obamacare and possible Trump compromise

Professor Mark Hall was quoted in the New York Times article, “Why Keeping Only the Popular Parts of Obamacare Won’t Work,” writtent by Margot Sanger-Katz and published on Nov. 15, 2016.  The article was also posted in The Times-Picayune on Nov. 16, 2016.

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Triad Business Journal features Health Law and Policy Program study regarding Medicaid and N.C. veterans

Professor Mark Hall, director of the Health Law and Policy Program, and research associate Katherine E. Booth (JD ’15) authored the study,  ”Can Medicaid help (North Carolina) military veterans?”

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