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Media Roundup for the week of Aug. 18, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of Aug. 18, 2017: Continue reading »

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Media Roundup for July 28, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of July 28, 2017: Continue reading »

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Professor Tanya Marsh pieces together oddities and obscurities in funeral and cemetery law

Professor Tanya Marsh is a continuing advocate for legal changes to support the future of the funeral services industry, hosting the first-ever symposium on funeral and cemetery law on Feb. 24, 2017, with the support of the Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy.

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NYT best-selling author Caitlin Doughty to deliver Journal of Law and Policy symposium keynote on Thursday, Feb. 23

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy (JLP) spring symposium will commence with a keynote address from Los Angeles-based mortician and funeral director Caitlin Doughty, a death positivism activist and the author of a New York Times best-seller on theory and culture, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public.

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Professor Tanya Marsh quoted in Los Angeles Times regarding latest battle in abortion wars

Professor Tanya Marsh is quoted in the following story, “The latest battlefront in the abortion wars: Some states want to require burial or cremation for fetuses,” written by Alexander Zavis and published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 23, 2017.

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Journal of Law and Policy to live webcast ‘Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm’ symposium on Friday, Feb. 24

The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy will present the symposium, “Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm: Challenges to the Regulation of the Funeral Industry and the American Way of Death,” on Thursday, Feb. 23, and Friday, Feb. 24, in the Worrell Professional Center, Room 1312. The event is free and open to the public. Up to four hours of free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit is available from the North Carolina Bar for both the live in-person event and live webcast, according to organizers. The event will be live webcast. Registration is available (but not required).

“We encourage those watching the live webcast to submit questions for any of our presenters on Twitter @WFULawJLP or e-mail JLP at wfulawpolicyjournal@gmail.com,” says Symposium Editor Erica Oates.

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Professor Tanya Marsh discusses the future of bricks-and-mortar banking

Professor Tanya Marsh was quoted in the following story, “Bricks-and-Mortar Banks Stage a Comeback,” written by James Watkins and published in Ozy magazine on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

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Professor Tanya Marsh authors award-winning article for ABA magazine

Professor Tanya Marsh‘s “When Death and Dirt Collide: Legal and Property Interests in Burial Places” received the 2016 Excellence in Writing Award for Best Overall Article from the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law’s Probate and Property magazine.

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Professor Tanya Marsh quoted on PBS Newshour

Professor Tanya Marsh is quoted in the following story, “She took her amputated leg home, and you can too,” by Kristin Hugo published by PBS Newshour on Jan. 4, 2017. An excerpt follows:

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Professor Tanya Marsh co-authors casebook, ‘Real Property for the Real World: Building Skills Through Case Study’, and contributes to national conversation on fetal burial laws

Professor Tanya Marsh co-authored, “Real Property for the Real World: Building Skills Through Case Study,” a first-of-its-kind book which features eight in-depth case studies based on real cases, real people, real documents and real problems.

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