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Professor Ronald Wright joins U.S. Sentencing Commission expert roundtable in Washington, D.C.

Professor Ronald Wright was among the speakers at an expert roundtable discussion hosted by the U.S. Sentencing Commission on Oct. 15. 2015. The roundtable took place at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building in Washington, D.C. Continue reading »

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Professor Ronald Wright’s study on scarcity of elected black prosecutors across U.S. cited by Reuters, other national media

Professor Ronald Wright’s study on elected prosecutors was recently quoted in numerous national news stories regarding the fact that 60 percent of states do not have elected black prosecutors. Continue reading »

Professor Ronald Wright posts ‘Evidence Laundering: How Herring Made Ignorance the Best Detergent’ on SSRN

Yancy Gulley Professor of Criminal Law Ronald Wright worked with Kay L. Levine of Emory University School of Law and Jenia Iontcheva Turner of Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law to post “Evidence Laundering: How Herring Made Ignorance the Best Detergent” on SSRN on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015.

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Professor Ronald Wright among national experts to discuss the future of plea bargaining at William and Mary Law School on Feb. 20-21

Professor Ronald Wright will be among nearly two dozen of the most prominent criminal procedure scholars in the nation who will convene at William & Mary Law School on Feb. 20-21 to discuss the future of plea bargaining in the United States. Wright, who is the Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and the Yancy Gulley Professor of Criminal Law, is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars. He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors. Learn more about him here. Continue reading »

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Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Ron Wright weighs in on NYPD slowdown

Executive Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Ron Wright tells the Gothamist.com that criminal justice actors rely on the income from LFOs in the article “The NYPD Slowdown is Working, Let’s Keep It,” published on Jan. 7, 2015:

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Professor Ron Wright resumes role as executive associate dean for academic affairs

Ron Wright, Needham Yancy Gulley professor of criminal law, is serving as executive associate dean for academic affairs for Wake Forest Law for the 2014-15 academic year. It’s a role that he is more than familiar with having served the law school in the same capacity from 2007-2010. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law welcomes Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77)

Professor Suzanne Reynolds (’77) took the helm as interim dean of the Wake Forest University School of Law on Sept. 1. She replaces former Dean Blake D. Morant, who is now dean of George Washington Law School. Continue reading »

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 »

Professor Ron Wright’s district attorney research featured in New York World

Manhattan better get used to Cyrus Vance.

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Law school confers degrees on first S.J.D. candidates

Wake Forest Law will confer its highest postgraduate law degree, the Doctoral of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) degree, for the first time this month. Continue reading »