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Professor Mark Rabil discusses Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” documentary in Public News Service

February 4th, 2016

Professor Mark Rabil discusses in Public News Service whether Steven Avery, the subject of the new documentary “Making a Murderer,” was given the presumption of innocence throughout his trial. Read the full story below.

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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons

Professor Kami Simmons authors article in The George Washington Law Review

February 3rd, 2016

Professor Kami Simmons, director of the Criminal Justice Program at Wake Forest Law, authored an article in the Feb. 2016 edition of The George Washington Law Review.

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Professor Michael Curtis

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

February 3rd, 2016

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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Professor Ronald Wright mentioned in a article about Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” documentary

January 29th, 2016

Professor Ronald Wright‘s research on voter turnout for prosecutorial elections was used in an article by to discuss how Netflix’s documentary “Making a Murderer” is shedding light on the judicial system. Read the full article below. Continue reading »

Professor Michael Curtis’s work mentioned in Constitution Daily blog about John Bingham

January 28th, 2016

Two works by Professor Michael Curtis, “No State Shall Abridge: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Bill of Rights” and “John A. Bingham and the Story of American Liberty: The Lost Cause Meets the ‘Lost Clause,’” were mentioned in the Constitution Daily blog on Jan. 21, 2016. The full article follows below.

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