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Wake Forest Law to offer Geneva Externship Program in January 2018

Wake Forest Law continues to expand its practical courses and international program offerings with a new externship program in Geneva, Switzerland, beginning spring semester of 2018. Professor John Knox, an internationally recognized expert on human rights and international environmental law, says,  “I think to some degree it’s an experiment, but it’s something we need to do.”

The program is similar to the law school’s already established Washington, D. C., Metropolitan Externship Program, in that it offers students credit for interning in governmental or non-profit organizations. Geneva is the location of a large number of international organizations, including the United Nations and the World Trade Organization, and of many civil society organizations that focus on international issues.

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Media Roundup for the week of Sept. 15, 2017

Wake Forest University School of Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Sept. 15, 2017. Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for July 28, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of July 28, 2017: Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for week of June 16, 2017

 Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of June 16, 2017:

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Media Roundup for June 9, 2017

Wake Forest University School of Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of June 9, 2017. Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for June 1, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of June 1, 2017:

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Media Roundup for May 7, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 28, 2017:

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Media Roundup for April 28, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of April 28, 2017:

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U.N. Rapporteur and Professor John Knox authors first-ever human rights and biodiversity report

Professor John Knox, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, was featured in The Huffington Post story, “U.N. Expert: Biodiversity Is Essential To Human Rights,” published on March 17, 2017.

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Professor John Knox gives annual report to U.N. Council on Human Rights

Professor John Knox, as the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights and the environment, is featured in the release, “Human Rights Council hears presentation of thematic reports by the secretary-general and by the High Commissioner and his Office,” published on March 9, 2017.

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