In the Media

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) responds to political disarray, publishes textbook on sexual orientation for undergraduate political science students

North Carolina has endured a frenzy of political disarray over the past year, from House Bill 2 backlash to the recent protests in Charlotte over the death of Keith Lamont Scott.  During this turbulent time, Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) has provided expert guidance, opinions and more to media sources, all while publishing a textbook for undergraduate political science students.

“When you do the sort of work I do, you’re almost always responding to some emergency,” Professor Gilreath says. “House Bill 2 was just another emergency that needed a response, and I think in many ways, the response of the mainstream gay groups and of the Department of Justice has been the wrong response. I felt my role was to try to clarify the question we should be asking before formulating the response.”

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Professor Kami Chavis discusses relationship between citizens and police in light of recent shootings on American Constitution Society’s blog

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, is quoted in the following article, “Seeking Alternatives to the Deadly Use of Force,” published on American Constitution Society’s blog on Sept. 27, 2016.

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Professor Kami Chavis discusses continued protests after release of police videos in Charlotte in the Wall Street Journal

Professor Kami Chavis, Director of the Criminal Justice Program, was quoted in the following Wall Street Journal article, “Police Videos Fail to Quiet Protests in Charlotte,” published by Valerie Bauerlein on Sept. 25, 2016.

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Professor Harold Lloyd authors ‘Poets as Artists of the Intentional’ on The Huffington Post blog

Professor Harold Lloyd published the following article, “Beyond Words Alone: Poets as Artists of the Intentional,” on The Huffington Post Blog on Sept. 25, 2016.

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Professor Andrew Verstein publishes ‘Enterprise without Entities’ paper on Oxford Business Law Blog

Professor Andrew Verstein published his paper, “Enterprise without Entities” on Oxford Business Law Blog on Sept. 20, 2016. The abstract follows.

Professor Verstein teaches Business Associations, Contracts, Corporate Finance and Securities Litigation. His recent research, featured in the Virginia Law Review, focuses on insider trading in commodities markets. He has also written and spoken widely on crowd funding and person to person lending, market manipulation and nature of financial benchmarks and indices such as Libor.

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Professor John Knox quoted in New York Times article that examines United Nation’s performance on global challenges

Professor John Knox, a United Nations special rapporteur on human rights and the environment, was quoted in the New York Time article, “Examining the U.N.’s Record on Urgent Global Challenges,” published by Somini Sengupta on Sept. 19, 2016.

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John I. Sanders (JD ’16) authors Huffington Post blog post on insider trading

John I. Sanders (JD ’16), formerly a member of Wake Forest Law Review and the president and treasurer of the Wake Intellectual Property Student Association (WIPSA), authored the following post, “Insider Trading: A Danger for New Lawyers,” published on the Huffington Post blog on Sept. 16, 2016.

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Professor Harold Lloyd quoted in Charlotte Observer: ‘Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turn’

Professor Harold Lloyd told the Charlotte Observer in the following story, “Courts are roadblocks to NC lawmakers’ right turn,” written by Anne Blythe and published on Saturday, Aug. 20, the courts are “beginning to shine the light of day on this developing agenda where the legislators appear not to have meaningful public debate on issues.”

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WXII features incoming students volunteering with Habitat for Humanity

Incoming first-year students with Wake Forest University School of Law spent the day volunteering building a house for Habitat for Humanity.

The students, who volunteered as part of the law school’s Foundations Week, were featured on  local NBC-affiliate WXII Channel 12 here.

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Professor Kami Chavis featured in Time magazine about why police departments don’t always release body cam footage

Associate Dean of Research and Engagement Kami Chavis, founder and director of the Criminal Justice Program, is featured in the following story by Time magazine’s  about “Why Police Departments Don’t Always Release Body Cam Footage” published on Aug. 17, 2016.

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