Wake Forest law school hosts international reunion

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest University’s law school is hosting its first reunion of students from its International Graduate Programs.

The weekend reunion begins Friday.

The Master of Laws program in American Law is a one-year program of study for international students and practicing lawyers who have law degrees from their home countries and who wish to enhance their legal careers by studying the laws of the United States.

Since the program’s inception in 1996, Wake Forest’s law school has enrolled 210 international students and lawyers from 39 countries.

Nineteen alumni from Bolivia, China, Germany, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Peru, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and Switzerland will be returning to Winston-Salem. The program’s alumni include prominent private attorneys, judges, government officials, in-house attorneys and general counsels.

This article was provided by The Associated Press.  (Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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