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Professor Margaret Taylor

Professor Margaret Taylor quoted in L.A. Times regarding immigrant children ordered deported without going to court

More than 7,000 immigrant children have been ordered deported without appearing in court since large numbers of minors from Central America began illegally crossing the U.S. border in 2013, federal statistics show. Margaret Taylor, a law professor at Wake Forest University, says in the article following from the Los Angeles Times that “immigrants who have been ordered deported may eventually file motions to reopen their cases. To do so, an immigrant must prove that he or she did not receive a notice to appear or couldn’t show up for the hearing.” Taylor further states that, “Those future cases will create new strains on what she calls an underfunded, overburdened and ‘antiquated’ court system.” She noted that immigrants are required to file address changes through the mail, instead of online, which may open the door to errors. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall quoted in New York Times about ‘How an adverse Supreme Court ruling would send Obamacare into a tailspin’

Professor Mark Hall tells The New York Times that policy environment does not work well in the article,  “How an Adverse Supreme Court Ruling Would Send Obamacare Into a Tailspin,” published on Feb. 27, 2015.

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Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons adds to further discussion on hate crime prosecution in the Muslim student murders

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons is quoted by the Duke Chronicle in the following story: The murders of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, N.C., earlier this month has brought national attention once again to how hate crimes are prosecuted in America. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons tells CNN, CTV prosecutors must show Chapel Hill shootings were based on religion to be considered hate crimes

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, is considered one of the nation’s leading hate crime experts. As a result, over the past 24 hours she has been interviewed by CNN’s Brook Baldwin and Canada’s CTV News Channel, the country’s largest private broadcaster.

The CNN interview can be seen here. The CTV News interview can be found here.

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Professor Mark Hall tells Yahoo Finance insurance premiums are going up due to medical costs, not corporate profits

The rising cost of healthcare is a big budget-buster for many families, and a lot of them fault the Affordable Care Act for straining their finances. But the controversial healthcare law appears to be getting far more blame than it deserves. Continue reading »

Catharine Biggs Arrowood (’73, ’76) featured in 2015 Super Lawyers cover story

Catharine Biggs Arrowood (’73, ’76) was featured in the 2015 Super Lawyers North Carolina magazine’s February cover story. The article, “You’re just here to find a husbands,” gives an oral history of North Carolina’s first female attorneys in the 1970s. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro tells Bennington Banner new House bill will extend delay of basic public protections

President Obama, with no more elections left to run, has let his inner progressive out, as was seen in the State of the Union message last night. Continue reading »

Professor Sidney Shapiro

Professor Sidney Shapiro discusses Obama and the Administrative Procedure Act on Background Briefing talk radio show

Professor Sidney Shapiro, chair of Administrative Law at Wake Forest Law, was interviewed on Jan. 14 by Ian Masters on Background Briefing, talk radio show syndicated to 120 stations. Continue reading »

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Program lets Wake Forest students focus on broader issues of criminal law

Kami Chavis Simmons, a law professor at Wake Forest University, wants to make legal issues relevant to law students and the general public. Continue reading »

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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons tells U.S. News citizens need to understand police are risking their lives

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons tells U.S. News that citizens need to understand the risks that police face daily, featured in the article “The Changes Facing U.S. Police,” published on Dec. 22, 2014:

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