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Showing posts from September, 2011

Regent Law Celebrates 25 Years

"A school dedicated to greatness." This is how Regent University's Founder and Chancellor, Dr. M.G. "Pat" Robertson described the School of Law, which celebrated its 25th anniversary during the Sept. 23-25 weekend.  Click here to view photos from the weekend celebration.

During a luncheon for alumni, students and faculty, former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft concurred.

"[My wife] and I have enjoyed every moment we have spent on this campus and with students around the world," he said. Paraphrasing earlier remarks from Regent Law Dean Jeffrey Brauch, Ashcroft reminded the group that their mission is not personal success: "One client at a time," he admonished.

"The laws don't define or provide a basis for greatness," he continued. "We have to aspire to do something more than just slide over the threshold."

Ashcroft is a distinguished professor in both Regent's School of Law and the Robertson School of Governm…

Regent Law in the News

3L Patrick McKay was quoted in an article exploring a flaw in YouTube’s Content-ID anti-piracy filter. Read the full article here.

Law student Keila Molina (3L) discussed her positive experience as a Latina student at Regent Law in this Virginia Pilot article. The article commends the school for its efforts to reach out to prospective and current students of Hispanic heritage and make them feel welcome and understood.

Regent Law Students Help with Hurricane Relief

Less than a week after Regent opened its doors to a new school year Robertson Hall found itself eerily empty as Hurricane Irene blew through Virginia Beach.
While most law students considered Monday, Aug. 29th’s school closing a good excuse to sleep in, hang out, or get ahead on some reading, many Regent students took the opportunity to participate in hurricane relief.

1L Timothy Chiasson, who moved to Virginia less than a month ago, was just one of many students that teamed up with CBN’s Operation Blessing (OB) to help the local Hampton Roads community.

A Florida native, Chaisson is no stranger to the dangers of these powerful storms, and the necessity of recovery teams.

“I’ve been through storms myself in Florida and I helped out with Katrina in New Orleans, so I know what it’s like to have tree damage and flooding damage and I figured that there were people that needed help.”

Nicole Tutrani, another first year law student, started her day off by putting together and handing out food…

Regent Law Professor Brad Jacob in the News

Brad Jacob, associate professor in the School of Law, was a guest on The Tony Macrini Show (WNIS Norfolk) on Thursday, Sept. 1, to discuss Constitutional issues in the news.