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Professor Dick Schneider tells WFDD Duke Energy coal ash spill may have caused Gov. Pat McCrory political damage

Professor Dick Schneider, associate dean for international affairs, is quoted extensively in the following WFDD 88.5 story, “Coal Ash Ponds And The Governor’s Race,” reported by David Ford on Dec. 8, 2016.

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Professor Kami Chavis interview by 88.5 WFDD about N.C.’s new police body camera law

Professor Kami Chavis, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program and associate dean for research and public engagement, discussed North Carolina’s new police body camera law, which went into effect on Oct. 1, 2016, with Keri Brown on 88.5 WFDD’s Politics and Government segment.  The print story, “North Carolina Body Camera Law Goes Into Effect,” follows.

Professor Chavis also gave her “expert” opinion on the topic in the WalletHub article, “Should Police Wear Body Cameras? Experts Pick Sides.”

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Maureen Eggert explains ins and outs of North Carolina’s new abortion law to WFDD

Maureen Eggert, associate director for Student and Instructional Services at Wake Forest Law, was interviewed by WFDD’s Keri Brown in the following news report, “North Carolina’s New Law Puts Abortion Back In The Spotlight.” You can listen to the original interview here.

In addition to serving as an instructor of Legal Research, Eggert is an adjunct professor with the University’s Women and Gender Studies Department.

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Professor Mark Rabil talks with WFDD about pardons of McCollum and Brown by Governor McCrory

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Wake Forest Law Innocence and Justice Clinic, was interviewed by on Thursday, June 4 regarding the pardons by Gov. Pat McCrory of two brothers who spent three decades behind bars and faced the death penalty. Continue reading »

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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons talks to WFDD about what we can learn from Ferguson

As the nation digests the news coming out of Missouri, a local law professor who studies police culture says there are lessons that can be learned from it, but says reports of violence are overshadowing the problem. Wake Forest Law Professor and Director of Criminal Justice Program Kami Chavis Simmons says is the underlying issue is how poor communities and those of color are policed.  Continue reading »
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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) speaks about workplace protection for gay couples in WFDD interview

Wedding bells started ringing for gay couples in the Triad late Friday evening. It was a landmark moment, but it won’t end discrimination against gays. 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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Professor Mark Hall speaks to WFDD about presenting healthcare reform research to Congress

The Affordable Care Act is once again being debated on Capitol Hill, as well as at kitchen tables across the country. Continue reading »