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Wake Forest Law and CEES partner to offer JD/MA in Sustainability

The Wake Forest University School of Law and the University’s Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (CEES) are partnering to offer a dual Juris Doctor and Master of Arts in Sustainability (JD/MA) degree. What makes this degree unique is that unlike most dual degree offerings, students will be able to complete the degree in three years. Continue reading »

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Wake Forest Law first in North Carolina to offer Two-Year J.D. for International Lawyers

Beginning in August 2015, the Wake Forest University School of Law will offer an American Bar Association-approved Two-Year Juris Doctor (J.D.) for International Lawyers. Wake Forest is the first law school in North Carolina to offer this degree, which is specifically designed for lawyers educated outside of the United States who are interested in gaining expertise in American law. Continue reading »

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Correll Kennedy (’17), Cheslie Kryst (’16) and Nabila Abdulhafiz (’15) awarded 2015 BLSA scholarships

The Wake Forest Black Law Students Association (BLSA) hosted its 30th annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts. The BLSA Scholarship fund was established in 1984 with donations from faculty, firms and alumni to assist law students with tuition.  Continue reading »

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A tribute to Professor Don Castleman

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds gave the following Wake Forest Law perspective on the life of Professor Don Castleman and his 36 years as a teacher of tax law and the law of wills and estates at his memorial service on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the First Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem. Please feel free to add your comments about Professor Castleman and what he meant to you to this post. Continue reading »

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Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) to receive Renaissance Lawyer Award from N.C. Bar Association on Friday, June 19

The North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Board of Governors has voted unanimously to award the H. Brent McKnight Renaissance Lawyer Award to newly named Wake Forest Law Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77). The award will be presented at the NCBA Annual Meeting on Friday, June 19, in Asheville, North Carolina. Catharine Arrowood (BA ’73, JD ’76), partner at Parker Poe and president of the NCBA, will present the award to Dean Reynolds. Arrowood received the award in 2011. Continue reading »

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) to discuss ‘The Road to Equality: Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina and the U.S.’ on Tuesday, Oct. 28

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77)  will present, “The Road to Equality: Same-Sex Marriage in North Carolina and the United States,” at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event, which is sponsored by OUTLaw, is free and open to the public.

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) tells Time Warner Cable News federal authority is clear in same-sex marriage debate

GRAHAM — An elected official in Alamance County said a federal judge had no legal standing to overturn North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage. Ten days ago, U.S. District Court Judge Max Cogburn struck down North Carolina Amendment 1, passed by voters in 2012, but a law school dean says Cogburn was on firm legal ground. Continue reading »

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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons named director of Wake Forest Law’s new Criminal Justice Program

This fall, Wake Forest Law is introducing its Criminal Justice Program, which is designed to facilitate critical thinking and scholarly engagement surrounding criminal justice systems in the United States.

The Criminal Justice Program offers students interested in criminal justice an opportunity to engage in theoretical and practical dialogue about these issues to enhance their doctrinal classroom experiences.

“The Program will publicize the scholarship, advocacy efforts and policy work of people within and outside the legal academy on a variety of criminal justice topics,” says Executive Dean for Academic Affairs Ron Wright. “We believe this will enrich the student experience at Wake Forest Law.”

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77) moderates N.C. Supreme Court Candidate Roundtable

Missed the N.C. Supreme Court Candidates Roundtable? Watch it online

Wake Forest Law and the N.C. Center for Voter Education co-hosted a 2014 N.C. Supreme Court Candidates Roundtable on Tuesday, Oct. 7, in the Worrell Professional Center. Six of the eight candidates participated in the question-and-answer event that was moderated by Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77), a 2008 N.C. Supreme Court candidate. Continue reading »

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) urges WFDD listeners to learn more about judicial candidates at Oct. 7 roundtable

North Carolina judicial races have historically attracted less attention – and money – than races for more partisan political offices.

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