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Regent Law Welcomes the Class of 2013

During this past week’s orientation activities, Regent University School of Law welcomed the newest additions to its student body: the Class of 2013. Comprised of nearly 170 fresh faces ranging in age from 19 - 49, this year’s 1Ls are among the most unique and diverse groups ever to converge on campus.

More than two thirds have crossed state lines to be here, and several have crossed oceans and international borders. They hail from widely varying undergraduate institutions ranging from Christian schools like Pensacola Christian College and Patrick Henry, to the University of Oklahoma, the University of Wyoming, James Madison University, Tufts, the University of Virginia and the U.S. Naval Academy, to name a few.

The students themselves are as diverse as their educational backgrounds. One is a recent West Coast transplant from Hong Kong by way of New Zealand. Another is a brand new father from California with his wife and three-month-old namesake in tow, and yet another is a quiet, bri…

Regent Law Makes Lasting Impact During Community Service Day

On August 20, Regent University School of Law students, faculty and alumni joined forces to serve the Hampton Roads area for its second annual Community Service Day. Volunteers completed approximately 636 hours of community service across 10 regional sites: Union Mission, Habitat for Humanity (Norfolk and Virginia Beach), Norfolk Law Library, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Virginia Beach Department of Recreation, Society of St. Andrew, The American Heart Association, St. Mary's Home for Disabled Children, and Norfolk Botanical Gardens.

Before sending the students out to serve, Darius Davenport, director of Career and Alumni Services and Community Service Day coordinator, reminded them that the profession of law is a profession of service, that their call to salvation included a call to service, and that anytime they use their God-given abilities to help others, they are fulfilling their calling.

Community Service Day volunteers picked corn to feed families in need across Hampton Roa…

Regent Law Faculty in the News

Law Professor Brad Jacob did several radio interviews last week regarding a proposal by several senators to consider changing the Constitution's 14th Amendment so that children born to illegal immigrants in the U.S. would not automatically be granted citizenship. He commented on The Andy Caldwell Show on KSMA in Santa Monica, Calif.; Mickelson in the Morning on WHO in Des Moines; and KTRH in Houston.

Law Professor Lynne Marie Kohm was a guest on CBN News Thursday to discuss a judge’s ruling that overturned Proposition 8 in California. She also did several radio interviews on this topic, including The Schnitt Show, based in Tampa, Fla.; The Denny Radio Show on WGKA in Atlanta and The Pete Kaliner Show on WBT in Charlotte, N.C.

Click below to listen to the broadcast:

Mickelson in the Morning on WHO (August 5)