Kami Chavis

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Professor Kami Chavis quoted in Bloomberg BNA regarding online searches of juror information

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, is featured in the following article, “Called for Jury Duty? That Facebook Rant Is Fair Game,” written by Peter Hayes and published by Bloomberg BNA on March 9, 2017. Following is an excerpt:

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Professor Kami Chavis participates in March 9 national symposium on policing in Washington, D.C.

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, will participate in the “ACS National Event: Symposium on Policing in a New Political Era” from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) event will be available via Livestreaming  on the American Constitution Society’s website.

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Professor Kami Chavis quoted in Christian Science Monitor about Sessions’ recusal

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, is quoted in the following story, “Russia-Trump ties: Is Sessions’ recusal enough?,” written by  and published by the Christian Science Monitor on March 2, 2017.

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Professor Kami Chavis discusses stop and frisk, ACLU’s lawsuit against Milwaukee police on Wisconsin Public Radio

Professor Kami Chavis, associate dean for Research and Public Engagement and director of the Criminal Justice Program, participated in, “A Closer Look At Stop And Frisk And The ACLU’s Lawsuit Against Milwaukee Police,” on Wisconsin Public Radio on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017.

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Professors continue discussion on ‘What Will Happen in the Trump Administration?’ on Monday, Feb. 13

Wake Forest Law professors will follow up Feb. 2′s panel discussion on “What Will Happen in the Trump Administration?” with a second panel discussion focusing on climate change, immigration and health and safety regulations at noon on Monday, Feb. 13, in Room 1312 of the Worrell Professional Center. For those who can’t attend in person, the event will be live webcast and recorded. The event is free and open to the Wake Forest University community. Lunch will be served.

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Professor Kami Chavis publishes op/ed on police reform under the Trump Administration on RegBlog

Professor Kami Chavis wrote the following op/ed, “The Future of Police Reform Under the Trump Administration,” originally published on RegBlog on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017.

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No longer a minority, Wake Forest Law’s long history of strong women leaders influence current students

In 1966, Rhoda Billings graduated first in her class from Wake Forest University School of Law. She was the only woman.

The year Billings enrolled in law school — 1963 — was also the year the American Bar Association (ABA) first began recording data on gender and law school enrollment. Fifty years after Billing’s graduation, women make up the majority of students enrolled at ABA-accredited law schools.

But Billings (JD ’66) is just one remarkable woman in a long line of strong women leaders at Wake Forest Law.

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Professor Kami Chavis to discuss disparities in policing at Convening of the Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, will be among the presenters on Feb. 6, 2017, at the Convening of the Consortium for Risk-Based Firearm Policy in Washington, D.C.

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Professor Kami Chavis quoted in Time magazine about President Trump’s threat to ‘send in the feds’ to Chicago

Professor Kami Chavis is quoted in the following story, “What President Trump’s Threat to ‘Send in the Feds’ Could Mean for Chicago,” written by Josh Sanburn and published in Time magazine on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017.

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Six Wake Forest Law professors join 1,400 nationally opposed to Jeff Sessions as attorney general

Six Wake Forest Law professors — Kami Chavis, Luellen Curry, Miriam Felsenburg, Michael Green, Christopher Knott and Simone Rose — are among those represented in the following article, “NC law professors join 1,400 nationally opposed to Jeff Sessions as attorney general,” written by Anne Blythe and published on by the Raleigh News and Observer on Jan. 9, 2017.

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