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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 story, “Mistrial in Walter Scott police shooting sends strong message,” published by Henry Gass on Dec. 6, 2016.  In the excerpt that 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 were 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 joins national panel discussion on the future of law and order

Professor Kami Chavis participated in the panel discussion, “Law and Order Circa 2050: 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 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,” written by Samantha Schmidt and published on Nov. 29, 2016. The story also ran on MSN News.

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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 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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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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Professor Mark Hall’s 2010 project on Affordable Care Act referenced in Health Affairs Blog article

Professor Mark Hall‘s 2010 study, “Examining Employers’ Use of Massachusetts’ Health Insurance Exchange to Inform Best Strategies Nationally Under the Affordable Care Act,” was referenced in the article, “How Can Research Be More Useful And Used? Lessons From A Long-Running Grant-Making Program,” published on Health Affairs Blog on Oct. 25, 2016.

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Professor Ronald Wright discusses problems with elections of prosecutors in Intercept article

Professor Ronald Wright was quoted in the article, “Hard-line Prosecutors Face Rejection From Voters In Elections Across the U.S.,” published on The Intercept on Oct. 20, 2016.  The article details district attorney elections, unsuccessful prosecutions of defendants like George Zimmerman and more.

Professor Wright is quoted in the following section, “Unchecked Power and No Transparency.”

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