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Professor John Korzen

Greenwire: Professor John Korzen (’81 BA, ’91 JD) tries for double play in toxic tort case before U.S. Supreme Court

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — When Wake Forest University Law Professor John Korzen  (’81 BA, ’91 JD) makes his U.S. Supreme Court debut next week, it won’t be the first time he’s been in a tough spot. Continue reading »

Rich Dietz ('02)

Richard Dietz (’02) argues gun law case before U.S. Supreme Court

Richard Dietz (’02) and two other lawyers with Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton in Winston-Salem, N.C., argued a gun law case before the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 22, 2014.

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Rich Dietz ('02)

Richard Dietz (’02) to argue case before U.S. Supreme Court in January

Thanksgiving will likely pass in a blur this year for Rich Dietz (’02), and he’s already warned his wife that he’ll be working over Christmas, pro bono, no less. That’s fine with Dietz, a partner at Kilpatrick Townsend, because he recently became a member of the legal profession’s 1 percent – that’s the 1 percent of lawyers who will argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Wake Forest law alumni, professor sworn in to the U.S. Supreme Court Bar

Eight Wake Forest Law alumni and a law professor were admitted and sworn in to the United States Supreme Court Bar on Monday, March 25. Continue reading »

A Conversation With U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

‘A Conversation With …’ U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says he enjoys visiting law schools around the country and talking with students because they raise very human questions. Conversely, his visit to the Wake Forest University School of  Law made the associate justice more human to students. Continue reading »

Professor Ron Wright weighs in on GPS tracking debate on Fox News

NEW YORK –  While GPS technology has gained favor with American consumers by providing precise driving directions, the lack of specific instructions in a recent Supreme Court opinion has experts disagreeing over whether police are now required to obtain a warrant before affixing a GPS-tracking device to a suspect’s car. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall writes in The Huffington Post that a health catastrophe could ensue if high court declares health care reform unconstitutional

In March, the Supreme Court will hear the constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act, and so this is the month of brief-writing. The scores of briefs filed will contain plenty of bluster and hyperbole — some of it relating to how far federal powers might extend if the Court upholds the reform law’s “individual mandate.” While opponents obsess over what vegetables the government might require them to purchase, they overlook the potential public health catastrophe that could well ensue if the Court were to declare the law unconstitutional. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall

Professor Mark Hall leads group effort seeking U.S. Supreme Court support of Affordable Care Act

Thanks in part to the efforts of Wake Forest University School of Law Professor Mark Hall, a brief was filed Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, with the United States Supreme Court concerning the most controversial aspect of the controversial Health Care Reform law – the individual mandate, which would require all Americans to buy health insurance.  Continue reading »

Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States William K. Suter to speak at the WFU School of Law Hooding Ceremony on May 15

Clerk of the Supreme Court of the United States William K. Suter is the speaker for the Wake Forest University School of Law Hooding Ceremony on Sunday, May 15. Continue reading »

Professor Robert K. Walsh

Dean Emeritus Robert Walsh Participates in International Symposium

Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, Robert K. Walsh, of the Wake Forest University School of Law was a featured speaker in an international symposium from March 31 through April 2 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.  Continue reading »