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Professor John Knox proposes revisions to Paris Agreement component to incorporate ‘strong social and environmental safeguards’

Professor John Knox‘s work as the United Nations special rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment in his proposed revisions to a Paris Agreement component is detailed  in the following article, “Climate negotiators focus on carbon credits, underplay human rights,” written by Wake Forest Professor Justin Catanoso and published originally in Mongabay on May 23, 2016.

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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio about Baltimore officer acquitted in Freddie Gray’s death

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons was interviewed by Wisconsin Public Radio host Rob Ferrett on May 23, 2016, for the original story “Baltimore Police Officer Acquitted in Freddie Gray’s Death,” which follows. You can listen to the interview here.

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Professor Harold Lloyd writes more about N.C. House Bill 2 and Gov. Pat McCrory on The Huffington Post

Professor Harold Lloyd authored the following blog post, “Current Politics and the ‘McCrory,’ ” on The Huffington Post on April 11, 2016. Continue reading »

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) quoted in The Washington Post about why LGBT issues haven’t come up for the GOP

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) was quoted in the following story originally published in The Washington Post on March 10, 2016, here.

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Professor Kami Simmons quoted in Christian Science Monitor regarding Baltimore video shedding new light on police violence

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Professor Harold Lloyd writes on Huffington Post: ‘Kennings: I’ve Made a Little List’

The following post was written by Professor Harold Lloyd and originally published on Feb. 9, 2016, as a blog on The Huffington Post here. Continue reading »

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Professor Michael Curtis quoted in Winston-Salem Journal regarding North Carolina’s voter ID requirements

Professor Michael Curtis tells the Winston-Salem Journal here there appears to be both racial and political reasons for the photo ID requirements. The original story by Michael Hewlett follows.

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Wake Forest health law researchers argue in favor of Medicaid expansion in North Carolina

The Winston-Salem Journal originally published the following story by Richard Craver here on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016:

The debate about whether to expand Medicaid coverage to an additional 500,000 North Carolinians has reached a political crossroads, according to two Wake Forest University researchers. Mark Hall and Edwin Shoaf, nationally recognized health care law experts, released Monday a 12-page brief that weighs the pros and cons of expanding the N.C. Medicaid program. The brief can be accessed here. Continue reading »

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Innocence and Justice Clinic director shares thoughts on ‘Making a Murderer’ documentary with WXII

Professor Mark Rabil, the director of Wake Forest Law’s Innocence Clinic, said he started teaching the Steven Avery murder case years before the “Making a Murderer” documentary came out. He shares his thoughts on what the popular series shows with WXII’s Briana Conner. Watch the video here. Continue reading »

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New Two-Year JD for International Lawyers degree featured in LLM Guide

Wake Forest Law’s new Two-Year JD for International Lawyers is featured in the international LLM Guide here. An excerpt from the original story follows.

Julia de la Parra, a lawyer from Argentina, received her J.D. in Buenos Aires in 2008, spent four and a half years working there, then completed an LL.M. at Northwestern University and assumed an associated professional job at a North Carolina law firm. Continue reading »