C. Mark Wiley (’85, JD ’88) is an attorney and Vice Chairman with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP in the firm’s Winston-Salem, N.C. office. Wiley is no stranger to the area as a Double Deacon. His practices include healthcare transactions, tax law, and timberland resources. He helps companies plan efficient tax structures, and also works with clients to resolve tax controversies. In addition, Mark helps hospitals and physician groups form joint ventures. He received his Bar Admission to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2011 and worked on the U.S. Supreme Court case United States v. Home Concrete & Supply, LLC, argued on January 17, 2012.
U.S. Supreme Court
A career highlight for R. Gene Braswell (’70) occurred in 1979, when he appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court to argue the case, North Carolina v. Butler. Continue reading »
Professor Harold Lloyd writes on Huffington Post blog about controversial SCOTUS ruling in Hobby Lobby case
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Two married couples were among the 20 Wake Forest Law alumni who were admitted and sworn in to the United States Supreme Court Bar on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. In all, 21 applicants associated with Wake Forest were sworn in to the high court, including a spouse of one alumna. Continue reading »
June 9th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Victims of contaminated water that wasn’t discovered for decades lost their effort to sue polluters at the Supreme Court on Monday in a case that could set back thousands of former Marines and their families with similar claims. Continue reading »
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Kernersville resident and Wake Forest University School of Law professor John Korzen can cross off arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court from his bucket list of things to do during his lifetime, following his appearance before the court’s nine justices on April 23 as legal counsel for a group of Asheville property owners.
John Korzen is the Director of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic and an Associate Professor of Legal Writing. John is certified by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in Appellate Practice Law. He is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States; federal courts of appeal for the Fourth Circuit, Seventh Circuit, and Eleventh Circuit; the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina; and all North Carolina state courts. Before joining the faculty in 2003, John practiced law with Anderson, Korzen & Associates, in Kernersville, NC, and with Smith Helms Mulliss & Moore (now Smith Moore) in Greensboro, NC, for a total of eleven years.
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Professor John Korzen argued in the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in the case, CTS Corp. v. Waldburger.
Writer Robert Percival wrote in the SCOTUSblog the article appearing in full below titled, “Argument analysis: Was Congress more “legally sophisticated” than the Justices when it overrode state limitations on lawsuits for toxic exposure?” Continue reading »
Official Transcript of the U.S. Supreme Court case CTS Corporation v. Peter Waldburger, argued by Professor John Korzen
April 24th, 2014 | Research | Comments Off
Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) argued a N.C. groundwater cleanup case in U.S. Supreme Court on April 23, 2014. The case is one of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic appeals. Emma Maddux (’13) argued the case in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Va., on Jan. 30, 2013, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic. Continue reading »
A divided Supreme Court seemed mostly dubious Wednesday that federal claims for environmental damages can be brought after state deadlines have passed, signaling a potential setback for thousands of former Marines and their families exposed decades ago to contaminated water. Continue reading »
Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) argues N.C. groundwater cleanup case in U.S. Supreme Court on April 23
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The U.S. Supreme Court grappled with abstruse legal terminology today at the heart of an electronics manufacturer’s bid to torpedo a case brought by two dozen North Carolina landowners accusing the company of contaminating their groundwater with industrial solvents. Continue reading »