November 11th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
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Professor Mark Hall tells Yahoo Finance insurance premiums are going up due to medical costs, not corporate profits
January 28th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
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 »
Professor Sidney Shapiro discusses Obama and the Administrative Procedure Act on Background Briefing talk radio show
January 20th, 2015 | Research | Comments Off
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 writes op/ed in New York Times about bias straining police prosecutions
November 26th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
The following op/ed by Professor Kami Chavis Simmons ran on the Opinion page of the New York Times on Nov. 25 under the headline, “Bias Can Strain an Already Difficult Standard in Prosecuting Police.” Continue reading »
Professor Kami Chavis Simmons tells Winston-Salem Journal she wasn’t surprised by Ferguson, Mo., jury decision
November 25th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Local civil-rights activists say they are disappointed that a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., decided Monday not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown.
March 27th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Prominent legal and medical professionals are lending their services to the family of a High Point University student suing the school, alleging that his death was the result of fraternity hazing. Continue reading »
N.C. State Sen. Phil Berger (’82) and sons Phil Jr. (’99) and Kevin (’00) featured in Greensboro News & Record
February 4th, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
Bob Rucho was mad. For more than a year, he had worked on a comprehensive tax-reform bill that would change North Carolina’s antiquated revenue system in dramatic ways — including an end to tax breaks for special interests, a proposal sparking heartburn in virtually every tax lobbyist in Raleigh.
David Giffin (’16) writes about religious dress modifications to military uniforms in The Emory Wheel
February 3rd, 2014 | Student Life | Comments Off
A new military policy has been gaining some attention from online news outlets over the past few weeks for allowing soldiers to incorporate religious dress as a part of their uniforms.
Professor Sidney Shapiro writes in The Huffington Post that citizens should have less blind faith in markets, more in government
January 31st, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
As we develop in a book just published by Oxford University Press, Achieving Democracy: The Future of Progressive Reform, the history of the United States reveals a pattern in which citizens alternate between relying on markets and democracy, including government intervention in those markets, to achieve the type of country in which we wish to live.
December 17th, 2012 | Research | Comments Off
Following Thursday’s column on how to find an immigration law attorney, Margaret Taylor, a professor at Wake Forest University School of Law who specializes in immigration law, wrote in to provide additional suggestions.