November 30th, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
November 28th, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled in favor of Wake Forest School of Law’s Appellate Advocacy Clinic in the case of Roudabush v. Milano on Nov. 27, 2017.
November 20th, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
Wake Forest School of Law’s National Moot Court Team won all five of its oral arguments, tied for the second best brief and finished as the runner-up at the Region IV tournament held on Nov. 17 -18 in Richmond, Virginia. It is the fifth straight year that Wake Forest School of Law has reached the national finals in the National Moot Court Competition, which is the oldest moot court competition in the country and now in its 68th year. Continue reading »
October 25th, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
June 22nd, 2017 | Alumni | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law is the only ranked law school in the country that is also home to a working business court. When the North Carolina Business Court heard its first case in January 2017 in its newest court located in the Worrell Professional Center, it came to light that Wake Forest Law alumni are currently working as clerks within each of the four state business court locations in Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro as well as Winston-Salem. Derek Bast (JD ’15) is the Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Louis A. Bledsoe III at the North Carolina Business Court in Charlotte. Bast, who is originally from Knoxville, Tennessee, studied Classical Languages Major, Religious Studies Minor at Vanderbilt University. A highlight of his clerkship so far has been getting to see a case through to a jury verdict. “Trials are remarkably dynamic compared to the measured process of motion practice,” he said. Following is an interview with Bast about his clerkship.
May 19th, 2017 | Research | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of May 19, 2017: Continue reading »
May 12th, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) presents at LWI Moot Court Conference, argues at North Carolina Supreme Court
May 2nd, 2017 | Research | Comments Off
Professor John Korzen (JD ’91) capped off a busy April by presenting at the Legal Writing Institute’s Second Biennial Moot Court Conference on April 29, 2017. The conference was hosted by John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Attending were faculty Moot Court advisers from more than 40 law schools from around the country, including the nation’s top Moot Court programs.
March 3rd, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
February 3rd, 2017 | Student Life | Comments Off
The Wake Forest National Moot Court Team of Matt Cloutier (JD ’17), Mia Falzarano (JD ’17) and Blake Stafford (JD ’17) won the National Moot Court Competition, on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017, in New York City.
Falzarano won the award for Best Oralist in the final round, while Stafford won the award for Second Best Oralist. In addition, the team’s brief earned the Best Brief award. The brief, primarily authored by Stafford, was one key to the team’s success, because the brief counts for 40 percent of the total score in each round of the competition.