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Media Roundup for May 19, 2017

May 19th, 2017

Wake Forest Law faculty, students and staff are quoted regularly in the media. Following are the media mentions for the week of May 19, 2017: Continue reading »

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Professor Liz McCurry Johnson is bringing legal research to the digital age

May 18th, 2017

Liz McCurry Johnson, a reference librarian and member of Wake Forest Law’s Legal Analysis, Writing and Research (LAWR) faculty, authored “The Practical Obscurity of the Green Screen Terminal: A Case Study on Accessing Jury Selection Data” which will be published in the The American Journal of Trial Advocacy in Fall 2017. The article received the 2017 American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)/ LexisNexis Call for Papers award.

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Professor Joel Newman shares a lifetime of scholarship and tax law

May 18th, 2017

Professor Joel Newman has dedicated more than 40 years of service to Wake Forest School of Law. Despite his many years of legal practice and pedagogy, legal studies were not always in his plans.

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Professor Abigail Perdue to speak at Carolinas Colloquium on May 19

May 15th, 2017

Professor Abigail Perdue will participate in a Judicial Clerkship Writing Panel at the Carolinas Colloquium on Friday, May 19, at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Law.


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Professor Gregory Parks promoted to full professor

May 11th, 2017

Wake Forest Law congratulates Gregory Parks on his promotion to full professor with tenure as of July 1, 2017.

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) told the faculty she as learned at the 1L Breakfasts with the Dean that it is a real point of pride with first-year law students to perform well in Professor Parks’ classes. “He’s tough,” she added. “Please join me in congratulating Gregory on becoming a full professor.”

The law school faculty voted on the promotions this spring and the decisions were ratified by the Provost, the President and the Board of Trustees. Continue reading »

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