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Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Simmons presents for the Carolina Advising Corps at UNC-Chapel Hill

July 2nd, 2015

On Monday, June 29, Professor Omari Simmons gave a presentation titled “Social Capital and Navigating the Higher Education Landscape” for the Carolina Advising Corps. The presentation was part of the training of new Carolina Advising Corps participants. Continue reading »

Professor Ron Wright is one of the nation’s best known criminal justice scholars.  He is the co-author of two casebooks in criminal procedure and sentencing; his empirical research concentrates on the work of criminal prosecutors.

Professor Ron Wright speaks in webinar about Criminal Liability of workplace health and safety violations

June 30th, 2015

Professor Ron Wright spoke on Friday, June 26, 2015 about expanding criminal liability of workplace health and safety violations in a webinar co-sponsored by the Center for Progressive Reform (CPR) and National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH). Continue reading »

Professor Shannon Gilreath

Professor Shannon Gilreath writes in The Huffington Post: ‘Can Hatred Be a Virtue?’

June 26th, 2015

Professor Shannon Gilreath published the following piece on his personal Huffington Post blog:

The following is a reflection on something that happened to me recently, and why I feel it is a moment to learn and to teach. Continue reading »

Wake Forest School of Law Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD '77)

The Charlotte Observer Q&A: Wake Forest Law dean on what same-sex marriage ruling means for N.C.

June 26th, 2015

The Charlotte Observer’s Tim Funk spoke to Dean Suzanne Reynolds to clarify just what does Friday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling mean for North Carolina? Does the decision affect magistrates who may cite religious objections to refuse to marry same-sex couples? And will gays and lesbians who marry their partners enjoy the same benefits and rights as other married couples? Continue reading »

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