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Professor Kami Chavis Simmons discusses the rise of ‘vehicular stop and frisk’ in the media

July 31st, 2015

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons, director of the law school’s Criminal Justice Program, tells America Aljazeerah regarding the recent Sandra Bland traffic stop, “In the end, however, these sorts of stops end up having disparate consequences for people of color.” Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons is interviewed about police misconduct by Legal Broadcast Network

July 23rd, 2015

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.

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Professor Alan Palmiter

Professor Alan Palmiter’s research cited by the Business Law Professors’ Blog

July 21st, 2015

Professor Alan Palmiter’s research was used as a source for an article in the Business Law Professors’ Blog. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law School Professor Kami Simmons

Professor Kami Chavis Simmons quoted in Wall Street Journal about police-misconduct cases

July 16th, 2015

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 »

Wake Forest School of Law Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD '77)

Dean Suzanne Reynolds (JD ’77) principal drafter for ULC legislation recognizing Canadian domestic violence protection orders

July 15th, 2015

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 »

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