Litigation Clinic

Wake Forest University School of Law’s Faculty News and Notes Summer 2009

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

Wake Forest University School of Law’s Faculty News and Notes January 2009

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

Professor Carol Anderson Chairs NC Bar Foundation CLE Program Subcommittee

Professor Carol B. Anderson, Director of Wake Forest University School of Law’s Trial Practice and Litigation Clinic Programs, will serve as 2008 – 2009 Chair of the North Carolina Bar Foundation’s CLE Program Subcommittee.   Professor Anderson has been a member of the NCBF’s oversight CLE Committee since 2007, and will continue in that capacity.

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Faculty News and Notes for December 2007

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

Veterans Affairs Regional Counsel’s Office Added to Litigation Clinic Line-up

Litigation Clinic Director Professor Carol Anderson is pleased to announce that the Regional Counsel’s Office of Veterans Affair will mentor L-Clinic students beginning in the Spring 2008 semester. Daniel Rattray, the new Regional Counsel, and the seven staff attorneys will work closely with students, with an eye to projects that will foster skills development and growth as a legal professional.

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Dealing With the News Media – Lessons Learned From Representing Mike Nifong

Representing then-Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong on state ethics charges taught two Winston-Salem law partners a few lessons about dealing with the news media.

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Litigation Clinic Student Wins Motion to Suppress in Federal Court

Litigation Clinic student Dustin Greene recently participated in a motion to suppress hearing before the Honorable James A. Beaty, Jr., Chief Judge of the Middle District of North Carolina.  Dustin, who is working with the US Attorney’s Office this semester, was fully involved in witness prep and conducted a direct examination of two government witnesses before arguing the motion.  Dustin’s performance was exemplary from all accounts, and Judge Beaty ruled in favor of the United States.

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Litigation Clinic Students Try Case Before Jury, Right Out of the Box!

On Tuesday, September 4th while most law students were in post-holiday mode, Litigation Clinic students Genevieve Markey and Erin Comerford suited up for their first jury trial, which was held at the Forsyth County Hall of Justice in downtown Winston-Salem.  Erin represented the State and Genevieve advocated for the Defense in a case where her client was charged with malicious injury to property.  Attorneys from the District Attorney’s Office and the state Public Defender’s Office made this wonderful opportunity available and mentored Genevieve and Erin through the process.  (The A.D.A. was our own JD ‘06 graduate, Matt Breeding.)

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WFU Law Named “Best Private School For Your Money”

In search of the best value in legal education, The National Jurist  magazine recently ranked US law schools based upon six objective factors:  tuition, bar pass rates, unemployment rates for graduates,  the median grant given to students as a percent of tuition, number of clinic slots available as compared to total enrollment and student/faculty ratio.  Wake Forest  University School of Law landed the top spot as the best value among private law schools- or, as The National Jurist  says, “the most bang for the buck”.

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