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Showing posts from December, 2008

Regent Law Students on the Run

When Regent Law student Katey Price was 17, she was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. With the support of her family and friends, Price persevered, even working as a volunteer with the Arthritis Foundation to encourage others who were working through the same condition.

Just this December, she chaired the Virginia Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation’s 2008 Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis in Norfolk, VA. And she wasn’t alone. Over 20 Regent Law students and faculty joined 1,000+ participants in this year’s event. Several Regent Law students and one faculty member even placed in their respective divisions. Finishers included law students Seth Doherty, Rob Rose, Anastasia Kranias, Katie McGee and law school Associate Dean Natt Gantt.

According to Price, eight months of planning as event chair paid off. “Our goal this year was to raise $60,000 for the foundation,” she said. “We smashed last year’s record by raising over $76,000.” Price feels part of her calling as a future lawye…

Regent Law Professors In the News

Bruce Cameron, the Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law, was interviewed by a reporter with the Russian service of Radio Free Europe regarding the protest by workers at a Chicago door and window factory who lost their jobs. Read about the protest here.

A letter-to-the-editor by Law professor Brad Jacob was recently the featured letter on The Virginian-Pilot’s website this past Monday.

Regent Law Students Contribute to Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Case

Over a dozen current Regent Law students have had the exceptional opportunity to work on Pleasant Grove vs. Summum, currently being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. For a quick case summary, click here.

To learn more about the Regent Law students who were privileged to work on this case, click here.

Read an eyewitness account of the U.S. Supreme Court arguments from second year law student and ACLJ clerk Ben Eastburn and see Prof. Lynne Kohm’s video recap of the arguments below.

Ben Eastburn writes:

In the early morning hours of November 12, over seventy Regent Law students awoke and braved the cold weather and darkness that surrounded our nation’s capitol. They made the brief journey from the warm confines of their hotel rooms to the steps of one of the beautiful landmarks of Washington, D.C.: the Supreme Court of the United States. Four hours and a few dozen cups of coffee later, the students filed through a maze of metal detectors and Capitol Policemen into the inner sanctuary of th…