Recent Faculty News
Professor Kami Chavis Simmons of Wake Forest University Law School discusses in this video interview by Legal Broadcast Network on Tuesday, July 21, that police departments need to make some structural changes to cut down on incidents of police misconduct and that better training and community relations can make a big difference.
Watch the video on YouTube.
For more information, go to http://legalbroadcastnetwork.com.
Professor Kami Chavis Simmons is quoted in the Wall Street Journal article, “Cost of Police-Misconduct Cases Soars in Big U.S. Cities: Data show rising payouts for police-misconduct settlements and court judgments,” published on Thursday, July 16. Continue reading »
Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) principal drafter for ULC legislation recognizing Canadian domestic violence protection orders
The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) has approved legislation urging U.S. law enforcement and courts to recognize Canadian domestic violence protection orders. Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77), who was appointed to the ULC by former North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue, was the reporter of the statute’s drafting committee. Continue reading »