Recent Faculty News
Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) tells Time Warner Cable News federal authority is clear in same-sex marriage debate
GRAHAM — An elected official in Alamance County said a federal judge had no legal standing to overturn North Carolina’s ban on same-sex marriage. Ten days ago, U.S. District Court Judge Max Cogburn struck down North Carolina Amendment 1, passed by voters in 2012, but a law school dean says Cogburn was on firm legal ground. Continue reading »
Professor Harold Lloyd to lead discussion at the ICSC U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference on Friday, Oct. 24
Wake Forest University Law and School of Medicine Public Health Sciences Professor Mark Hall has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a subset of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Continue reading »
Professor John Knox makes first fact-finding visit to France as U.N. Independent Expert on human rights, environment
GENEVA – The United Nations Independent Expert on human rights and the environment, Wake Forest Law Professor John Knox, will undertake an official visit to France from Oct. 20-24, 2014, to assess how the country is implementing human rights relating to environmental protection and to identify good practices. Continue reading »
A ballot amendment asks residents to vote for or against changing the state constitution to allow those accused of crimes the right to waive a trial by jury and allow a judge to decide their fate. Jury trials would still be required in all cases with the possibility of a death sentence.