Winston-Salem Journal

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Fashion designer Cheslie Kryst (JD/MBA ’17) featured on cover of magazine, in newspaper

Cheslie Kryst (JD/MBA ’17) is featured in the following Winston-Salem Journal story, “Twin City Trendsetters: Meet a few locals who are shaking up the Twin City fashion scene,” published on March 31, 2017.  Kryst, a fashion designer, was also featured on the cover of the April issue of the Winston-Salem Monthly.

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Professor Mark Rabil tells Winston-Salem Journal his client is innocent, date petition filed is irrelevant

Professor Mark Rabil, director of the Innocence and Justice Clinic, was featured in the Winston-Salem Journal article, “Winston-Salem man claiming wrongful conviction in murders is too late in filing federal appeal, Attorney General’s Office says,” published by Michael Hewlett on  Nov. 15, 2016.  The article discusses the latest in the case of Professor Rabil’s client, John Robert Hayes.  A portion of the article follows.

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Wake Forest Law panelist from Winston-Salem police explains efforts to curb social unrest in the Winston-Salem Journal

Assistant police chief, Catrina Thompson, emphasizes community relationships as the cornerstone to preventing social unrest in the Winston-Salem Journal’s coverage of Wake Forest Law’s “Close to Home: Comprehending Community/Police Tensions in Charlotte.” The original story, “Winston-Salem Police official: Measures in place to help curb social unrest” was written by John Hinton and was published on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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Elder Law Clinic featured in Winston-Salem Journal’s ‘Ask Sam’ advice column

Wake Forest Law’s Elder Law Clinic, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, was featured in the Winston-Salem Journal’s popular “Ask Sam” advice column here on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. The portion of the column regarding the Elder Law Clinic follows.

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Winston-Salem Journal reports Professor Mark Rabil has filed appeal to overturn 1994 conviction of John Robert Hayes

Professor Mark Rabil, director of Wake Forest Law’s Innocence and Justice Clinic, was quoted in the Winston-Salem Journal article, “Winston-Salem man appeals conviction in ’93 fatal shootings,” published by Michael Hewlett on July 16, 2016.

The article follows recent developments in the 1994 conviction of John Robert Hayes, Professor Rabil’s client.  Last Tuesday, Professor Rabil filed a petition with the N.C. Court of Appeals to overturn Hayes’ conviction and grant Hayes a new trial.  The original article follows.

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Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) quoted in the Winston-Salem Journal about North Carolina’s measure prohibiting anti-discrimination laws

Professor Shannon Gilreath (JD ’02) was quoted in the following article, “Legal expert: North Carolina’s law is the most anti-gay in the country,” published originally in the Winston-Salem Journal on March 25, 2016.

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Bill Clinton’s speech at Wake Forest Law featured in the Winston-Salem Journal, WFMY News 2 and

Bill Clinton spoke at Wake Forest Law on Sunday, March 13, to students, faculty and the public as part of Wake Forest University’s Wake the Vote program. The speech was featured in the following Winston Salem Journal article, as well as articles on WFMY News 2 and

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Professor Michael Curtis quoted in Winston-Salem Journal regarding North Carolina’s voter ID requirements

Professor Michael Curtis tells the Winston-Salem Journal here there appears to be both racial and political reasons for the photo ID requirements. The original story by Michael Hewlett follows.

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New Veterans Legal Clinic students, alumni highlighted in Winston-Salem Journal

Wake Forest Law’s new Veterans Legal Clinic was highlighted in a Winston-Salem Journal article titled, “Wake Forest law students start clinic to help veterans,” that was published on  Nov. 30. John Harper (JD ’16) and Chris Alderman (JD ’16) were quoted in the article. along with Professor Steve Virgil, who is director of the clinic. Harper, a former U.S. Army captain, was deployed to Afghanistan for nine months and also served as a military intelligence officer. The original article is available here. The article also appears in the Greensboro News and Record and on Greedy Associates. Continue reading »

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Professor Timothy Davis tells Winston-Salem Journal it’s unclear whether fantasy football gambling websites are legal in North Carolina

Professor Timothy Davis was quoted in the story, “Controversies, lawsuits don’t keep players away from fantasy sports websites,” in the Winston-Salem Journal on Nov. 8. The article looks at two fantasy football websites and the possibility of insider trading and predatory tactics.

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