John Korzen

Photo of a sign that cautions visitors outside a treatment facility at the Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune, N.C., in 2013, which reads "KEEP OUT: HAZARDOUS WASTE SITE: FOR ACCESS OR INFORMATION CONTACT EMD AT EXT. 5068)

USA Today reports on Professor John Korzen’s argument in U.S. Supreme Court regarding toxic water

A divided Supreme Court seemed mostly dubious Wednesday that federal claims for environmental damages can be brought after state deadlines have passed, signaling a potential setback for thousands of former Marines and their families exposed decades ago to contaminated water. Continue reading »

Photo of Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) speaking with reporters after the oral arguments in front of SCOTUS in CTS Corp. v. Waldburger.

Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) argues N.C. groundwater cleanup case in U.S. Supreme Court on April 23

The  U.S. Supreme Court grappled with abstruse legal terminology today at the heart of an electronics manufacturer’s bid to torpedo a case brought by two dozen North Carolina landowners accusing the company of contaminating their groundwater with industrial solvents. Continue reading »

SCOTUSblog article on Professor John Korzen and Wake Forest Law Appellate Advocacy Clinic appeal at U.S. Supreme Court on April 23

On Wednesday April 23, the Supreme Court will conclude its penultimate week of oral argument for the October Term 2013 by hearing an environmental case which poses a question of statutory interpretation that may not be as simple as it first appears.   Continue reading »

Professor John Korzen to represent N.C. landowners in U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, April 23

If Jones Day partner Michael Carvin dials back his typically aggressive advocacy style before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 22, there may be two explanations. Continue reading »

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Greenwire: Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) tries for double play in toxic tort case before U.S. Supreme Court

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — When Wake Forest University Law Professor John Korzen  (’81 BA, ’91 JD) makes his U.S. Supreme Court debut next week, it won’t be the first time he’s been in a tough spot. Continue reading »

Photo of Director of Appellate Advocacy Clinic John Korzen, Hillary Kies ('13), Emma Maddux ('13), and clinic client Tate MacQueen.

Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) to argue Wake Forest Law Appellate Advocacy Clinic appeal in U.S. Supreme Court on April 23

Professor John Korzen  (’81 BA, ’91 JD) will argue one of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic appeals, CTS Corporation v. Waldburger, in the Supreme Court of the United States on Wednesday, April 23. Continue reading »

N.C. Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments at Wake Forest Law on Tuesday, Feb. 25

For the 22nd consecutive year, Wake Forest Law will host oral arguments in the North Carolina Court of Appeals starting at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.  The oral argument is open to the public and law school community.

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Faculty News and Notes Winter 2013 – 2014

Following is the most recent roundup of Wake Forest University School of Law’s faculty research, publications, presentations, honors and awards. Continue reading »

Group photo of Pat Wallace ('14), Professor John Korzen ('91) and Tammy Hsu ('14) pose outside the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va., on Jan. 28.

Pat Wallace (‘14) argues in the Fourth Circuit on behalf of Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Pat Wallace (’14) argued on behalf of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va., on Jan. 28, 2014. The Fourth Circuit hears appeals from federal district courts in five states:  Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Continue reading »

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Justin Jenkins (‘14) and Professor John Korzen make first Eleventh Circuit appearance by Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Justin Jenkins (’14) and Professor John Korzen (’91) argued on behalf of Appellate Advocacy Clinic clients in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in Atlanta on Jan. 14, 2014.  The two arguments were the first ever for the Clinic in the Eleventh Circuit.  The Eleventh Circuit hears appeals from federal district courts in three states:  Alabama, Florida, and Georgia.

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