United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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Kelsey Mellan (JD ’18) argues in the Fourth Circuit for Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Kelsey Mellan (JD ’18) argued on Oct. 24, 2017, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond, Virginia, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic. Continue reading »

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Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear oral arguments at Wake Forest Law on Wednesday, Sept. 20

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit will hear oral arguments in three cases beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Wake Forest University School of Law in the North Carolina Business Court on the third floor of the Worrell Professional Center. Continue reading »

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Professor Michael Curtis writes ‘A Welcome Defeat for the North Carolina Legislature’s Effort to Hobble Black Voting’ in The Huffington Post

Professor Michael Curtis authored the following op/ed, “A Welcome Defeat for the North Carolina Legislature’s Effort to Hobble Black Voting,” in The Huffington Post on Aug. 2, 2016.  The post discusses the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to strike down North Carolina’s voter restriction laws, which were originally passed in 2013.  A three-panel judge made the unanimous decision on July 29, 20176.  The complete article follows.

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Fourth Circuit rules in favor of Appellate Advocacy Clinic

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in favor of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic in the case of Kent Stahle v. CTS Corporation on March 2.  Continue reading »

Don Morgan (JD ’16) argues in Fourth Circuit as part of Appellate Advocacy Clinic

Don Morgan (JD ’16) recently argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in Richmond, Virginia, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic.  Continue reading »

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Appellate Clinic wins appeal in Fourth Circuit

In a unanimous published opinion, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled on June 30 in favor of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, in the case of United States v. Joseph Newbold. Ashley Waring (’15) had argued to the panel of Fourth Circuit judges on behalf of Defendant Newbold on March 24, at the Fourth Circuit courthouse in Richmond, Virginia. Kathleen Bradway (’15) and Professor John Korzen (’91), director of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic, assisted with the briefs and oral argument preparation. Continue reading »

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Appellate Advocacy Clinic students Zachary Dunn (’15) and Justin Jenkins (’14) attend oral argument of definition of marriage case in Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Zachary Dunn (’15) and Justin Jenkins (’14) attended oral argument in the case of Bostic v. Schaefer at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., on Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Continue reading »

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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 »

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Ben Wiles (’11) argues in Fourth Circuit as part of Appellate Advocacy Clinic

On Friday, May 13, just two days before graduation, Ben Wiles (’11) argued in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, in the case of United States v. Russell Lee, as part of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic.  Continue reading »

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit rules in favor of Appellate Advocacy Clinic

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has reversed a lower court ruling and held in favor of the Appellate Advocacy Clinic in the case of United States v. Danny Thomas, in a published opinion decided on Dec. 29.

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