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BLSA Students Celebrate Advances at 28th Annual Scholarship Banquet

The Wake Forest University Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosted its 28th Annual Scholarship Banquet earlier this month, giving students, faculty and alumni a chance to celebrate African Americans’ many contributions to the law school.

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Innocence and Justice Clinic helps clear criminal records

After years of worrying about a criminal charge he incurred three years ago, city native Josh Sargent was given a second chance Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro quoted in The Hill regarding the SBA’s Office of Advocacy

A little known office within the Small Business Administration (SBA) is working at the behest of industry to block new federal rules and should be reined in, a pair of pro-regulation groups charged Tuesday.

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Professor Sidney Shapiro co-authors report taking on SBA’s regulations on businesses

An independent office within the Small Business Administration has worked to block health, safety and environmental regulations on behalf of small and large businesses without appropriate technical expertise, two new studies have charged.

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Dean Blake D. Morant

Dean Blake D. Morant ranks 13th among most influential people in legal education by The National Jurist

The National Jurist has announced that Dean Blake D. Morant ranks 13th among 24 legal educators and one legal education public policy advocate on its 2012 list of the most influential people in legal education.

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Professor Gregory Parks’ Huffington Post article addresses gay men in black fraternities

On Sept. 8, 2012, Nathanael Gay married Robert Brown in Lexington, Ky. About a month later, on Oct. 4, 2012, Brown uploaded a video of the wedding to YouTube. Their wedding was only slightly remarkable given our society’s changing attitude with respect to marriage equality. Something about their nuptials was striking, however.

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Dean Blake D. Morant

Dean Blake D. Morant among 25 finalists named by The National Jurist as most influential in legal education

Dean Blake D. Morant is among the 24 legal educators and one legal education public policy advocate The National Jurist has named to its 2012 list of the most influential people in legal education.

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Professor Timothy Davis tells News and Record Maryland may use ACC’s exit fee language to mount legal challenge

When the ACC voted in September to immediately raise its exit fee to three times its annual operating budget – around $50 million – the move was seen as an important step in maintaining the league’s future stability, a way to prove to its schools the strength of the conference and make it more difficult to sever ties.

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Associate Provost Jennifer Collins tells Denver Post parents faced with troubling evidence about their own don’t always turn to law enforcement

In the developments of the Jessica Ridgeway case that now resides in the courts, one person emerged as a tragic hero: the mother who turned in her own son. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall speaks on Fox 8′s Buckley Report about Medicare reform

As our national debt mounts, nothing is sending those numbers higher than the increase in healthcare costs. Continue reading »