Provost Rogan Kersh

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Reshaping the legal profession for the millennial generation

Chris Salemme (JD ‘17) wrote the following story, “Reshaping the legal profession for the millennial generation,” which was originally published in the North State Journal on April 18, 2018.

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Wake Forest Law celebrates first JD/MDiv and JD/MaSus dual degrees, first female SJD degree holder and confers hoods on 200-plus graduates

The Wake Forest University School of Law conferred hoods on more than 200 graduates on Sunday, May 15, including 184 Juris Doctor degree candidates, 16 international Master of Laws in American Law degree (LLM) candidates, 11 Master of Studies in Law (MSL) candidates and two Scientiae Juridicae Doctors (SJD) candidates. The school conferred hoods on the first two JD/MDiv dual degree graduates, Ashley Escoe of Arnoldsville, Georgia, and Marie Nkonge of Greensboro, North Carolina, and the first JD/MaSUS dual degree graduate, Nicholas Griffin of Fox Island, Washington. In addition, the law school conferred a hood on its first female SJD, Danya Abdulrahman Bin Mahatsin of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Continue reading »

The White House and Wake Forest co-host summit ‘Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color’ on Friday, Nov. 13

The White House Council on Women and Girls and the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University will co-host a daylong summit on Advancing Equity for Women and Girls of Color from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, at the White House South Court Auditorium. The event will be live-streamed at www.whitehouse.gov/live. You can also follow the conversation at #YesSheCan.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) to present ‘Does the Constitution Deserve Our Fidelity: Lessons on Equality and Liberty’ on Thursday, Sept. 17, in celebration of Constitution Day

Wake Forest University will celebrate Constitution Day on Thursday, Sept. 17, with the lecture, “Does the Constitution Deserve Our Fidelity: Lessons on Equality and Liberty,” presented by Law Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02). The presentation, which is free and open to the Wake Forest community as well as the public, will be held at noon in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1302. Continue reading »

Innocence & Justice Clinic co-sponsors ‘Last Chance for Justice’ author T.K. Thorne on Monday, Nov. 3

Author T.K. Thorne will discuss her book, “Last Chance for Justice: How Relentless Investigators Uncovered Evidence Convicting the Birmingham Church Bombers,” at noon on Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312.
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