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.
As Regional Legal Coordinator with Freedom Firm in Maharashtra, India, Evan Henck ‘07 helps unravel the complex legal and social difficulties that come with prosecuting sex trafficking. Evan’s virtual journal entry below depicts the sobering reality of the sex trade even as it celebrates the Freedom Firm’s recent progress. It originally appeared in the 2010 Spring/Summer edition of “Brief Remark”, Regent University School of Law’s new biannual publication. From giving papers at a national human rights conferences and training human rights attorneys, to subsidizing summer internships within the nascent Center for Global Justice, the Regent Law community is committed to furthering the cause of justice at home and abroad. If you feel called to the legal profession and to the fight for social justice, a Regent J.D. might be for you. Learn more here.
Jan. 16 2010 Maharashtra, India In January an informant phoned Suresh Pawar, a human rights activist with the Freedom Firm in Maharashtra, India,…
Before their schedules are overruled with rigorous coursework and challenging lectures, Regent University School of Law students give back to the Hampton Roads Community.
In mid-August, Regent Law’s Office of Career & Alumni Services hosted the 9th Annual Community Service Day. Some 140 participants including Regent Law students, faculty, deans, staff, alumni, and members of the James Kent Inn of Court and their families tackled tasks at Union Mission, the Southeast Virginia Foodbank, St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children and the Bridge Christian Fellowship Church.
Each year the effort is encouraged by Regent Law to remind students that law, in the name of Christ, is about having a servant’s heart: putting others first in a career teeming with a countering reputation.
Ashna Desai, 2L, spent her time volunteering at the Union Mission. Her team unpacked donated winter clothes and prepared them for sale or distribution by the organization. Desai said that the day of volunteering in t…
Life, liberty, pursuit of happiness and the right to due process: Regent University School of Law (LAW), Roberson School of Government (RSG) and College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) explored the Fifth Amendment promised to citizens in the United States Constitution on Monday, September 18.
Each year, Regent celebrates the nationwide observance of “Constitution Day,” a day commemorating the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.
To commemorate this year, LAW professor James Duane and Hampton Commonwealth’s Attorney Anton Bell presented their perspectives on “Finding Common Ground for Criminal Justice: Exploring the Fifth Amendment.”
Duane spelled out his perspective on the Fifth Amendment from his recently published book that explores cases in which innocent parties have self-incriminated in criminal cases due to a lack of proper “lawyering up” before talking to police.
You Have the Right to Remain Innocent: What Police Officers Tell Their Children About the Fifth Amen…