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Professor Tanya Marsh predicts migration to online, mobile banking among major 2015 economic trends

December 18th, 2014

WalletHub’s 11 Economic Predictions for 2015

GDP Growth Will Be Roughly 3%

2015 is expected to be another solid year for the U.S. economy, despite the various problems being endured by many foreign markets. In fact, all of the experts we consulted expect the U.S. economy to continue slowly trending upward, as we gain momentum at the end of 2014, and for GDP growth to be around 3% in the New Year. Continue reading »

Former adjunct Professor Guy Blynn, longtime activist and lawyer who led Silk Plant Forest committee, dies

December 18th, 2014

Former Wake Forest Law adjunct Professor Guy Blynn, a retired Reynolds American executive who was the chairman of the Silk Plant Forest Citizens Review Committee and established the Blynn Holocaust Collection at Forsyth Technical Community College, died Wednesday. He was 69. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons quoted by The Associated Press about police tactics after killings, protests

December 15th, 2014

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, is quoted by The Associated Press about how police departments are revamping training guidelines as a result of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, and the resulting protests in the story, “Police Altering Tactics After Killings, Protests,” which follows. Continue reading »

Assistant Professor Andrew Verstein

Professor Andrew Verstein’s essay, ‘Violent White-Collar Crimes,’ published in Wake Forest Law Review

December 15th, 2014

Professor Andrew Verstein has posted “Violent White-Collar Crime” (Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 49, pp. 873-887, 2014) on SSRN. This essay was written in connection with 2014 Wake Forest Law Review Spring Colloquium: “The Law as Violence: An Interdisciplinary Conversation.” Continue reading »

Assistant Professor of Law Gregory Parks

Professor Gregory Parks quoted by The Associated Press regarding black sororities, fraternities response to Garner, Brown protests

December 12th, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Recent protests against the police killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown have created a conundrum for the nation’s black fraternities and sororities: to remain relevant in the black community they need to be involved, but protect their reputations if demonstrations go awry. Continue reading »

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