Journal of Law and Policy

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Journal of Law & Policy to co-host ‘The New Law and Order: Working Towards Equitable and Community-Centered Policing in North Carolina’ symposium on Nov. 3

The North Carolina Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities (NC-CRED), co-sponsored by the Wake Forest Journal of Law & Policy, will present “The New Law and Order: Working Towards Equitable and Community-Centered Policing in North Carolina” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public.

Journal of Law and Policy article featured on CrimProfBlog

A Journal of Law and Policy article was featured in the following post,”Steinzor on The Yates Memo,” on the CrimProfBlog on March 24, 2017 Continue reading »

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Liz McCurry Johnson’s papers featured in Legal Information & Technology eJournal

Liz McCurry Johnson, a reference librarian and member of the law school’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) faculty, has two papers, ”The Practical Obscurity of the Green Screen Terminal: A Case Study on Accessing Jury Selection Data” and ”LexisNexis Risk Management v. N.C. A.O.C: How the N.C. Supreme Court Gutted Open Access in 2016,”   featured in the Legal Information & Technology eJournal and published in Vol. 9 No. 9 of the eJournal on March 8, 2017.

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‘Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm’ symposium gains attention of bloggers

The Journal of Law and Policy’s “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm” symposium, held Feb. 23-24, has garnered the attention of a number of blogs including the following Medical Futility Blog.

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Professor Tanya Marsh pieces together oddities and obscurities in funeral and cemetery law

Professor Tanya Marsh is a continuing advocate for legal changes to support the future of the funeral services industry, hosting the first-ever symposium on funeral and cemetery law on Feb. 24, 2017, with the support of the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy.

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Journal of Law and Policy announces new 2017-2018 editors

The Journal of Law and Policy has named its new Board of Editors for the 2017-2018 academic year.The staff of the Journal oversees the production of the Journal and is selected based on the following criteria: academic success, performance in an annual writing competition, and, in some cases, prior experience in law and policy.

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NYT best-selling author Caitlin Doughty to deliver Journal of Law and Policy symposium keynote on Thursday, Feb. 23

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy (JLP) spring symposium will commence with a keynote address from Los Angeles-based mortician and funeral director Caitlin Doughty, a death positivism activist and the author of a New York Times best-seller on theory and culture, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public.

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Journal of Law and Policy to live webcast ‘Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm’ symposium on Friday, Feb. 24

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy will present the symposium, “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way of Death,” on Thursday, Feb. 23, and Friday, Feb. 24, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Up to four hours of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit is available from the North Carolina Bar for both the live in-person event and live webcast, according to organizers. The event will be live webcast. Registration is available (but not required).

“We encourage those watching the live webcast to submit questions for any of our presenters on Twitter @WFULawJLP or e-mail JLP at wfulawpolicyjournal@gmail.com,” says Symposium Editor Erica Oates.

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Journal of Law and Policy to present ‘Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm’ symposium on Feb. 23-24, 2017

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy will present the symposium, “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way of Death,” on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Up to four hours of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit has been approved by the North Carolina Bar. The event will be live webcast.

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Wake Forest Law journals ranked among top ten in latest survey by ExpressO

The Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law (JBIPL) and the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy were both ranked among the top ten law journals for their specific disciplines in a recent survey by ExpressO. Read the list of the full rankings here.

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