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Regent Law Professor Brad Jacob Quoted in WORLD Magazine

Brad Jacob, associate professor in the School of Law, was quoted in this Thursday, May 24, article from World Magazine, discussing organizations that have been filing lawsuits against the Obama administration's contraceptive mandate.

Another Regent Law Alum Appointed Judge

The Virginia General Assembly recently selected law alumnus Cary Payne (’96) to serve as judge on the Lynchburg, Va., Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court.Tanya Bullock (’00) was also recently appointed to serve as judge on the Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court.This brings the number of Regent Law alumni who have served as judges to 26 and the number currently serving to 22.

Professor Brad Jacob in the News

Associate professor Brad Jacob was a guest on The Tony Macrini Show (WNIS Norfolk) on Wednesday, May 16, to discuss Constitutional issues surrounding the gay marriage debate, as well as the Establishment Clause and the “Six Commandments” case.

Law Alumna Appointed Judge

The Virginia General Assembly recently selected law alumna Tanya Bullock (’00) to serve as judge on the Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court. This brings the number of Regent Law alumni who have served as judges to 25 and the number currently serving to 21.

Regent Law in the News

James Duane, professor in the School of Law, was a guest on Fox News Radio on Wednesday, May 2, discussing an attack on two local newspaper reporters and accusations of a cover-up by police and local media.Randy Singer, attorney-in-residence in the School of Law, was a featured speaker at the Suffolk Leadership Prayer Breakfast, according to this Thursday, May 3, article from the Suffolk News-Herald.

Record Number of Graduates Start New Chapter

Facebook and Twitter feeds swelled with congratulatory comments and declarations of freedom this past weekend as 1,226 Regent University graduates closed one chapter of their lives to begin another at Commencement on Saturday, May 5.

More than 5,500 friends and family members attended the event to celebrate as graduates from all eight of the university's schools crossed a sunbaked stage on the Library Plaza at Regent's campus in Virginia Beach, Va.



According to law school Dean Jeffrey Brauch, the 129 members of Regent Law’s graduating class have a promising future ahead of them.

"God continues to draw academically excellent and mission-minded future lawyers to Regent Law," he said. "The class of 2012 demonstrated excellence and integrity in studying the law, and will no doubt do the same in their careers as lawyers and counselors at home and abroad."

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was the event’s keynote speaker. A member of the last graduating class…

Regent Hosts Visiting Delegation of Russian Judges

Whether the setting is a courtroom in the far reaches of Siberia or on the bench in the seven cities of Virginia's Tidewater region, establishing and furthering the rule of law remains the goal of democratic judicial systems worldwide.

As part of the library of Congress' Rule of Law initiative, Regent University, along with the U.S. Federal District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division, and the Norfolk Sister Cities Organization, recently welcomed a delegation of ten Russian trial and constitutional court judges to a dinner event highlighting their experiences furthering the rule of law in their home country.

On Wednesday, April 25, a group of Hampton Roads judges and legal practitioners along with law school deans, faculty and other university guests enjoyed comments from four Russian judges exploring how the rule of law is functioning within their legal system as their society evolves from a communist to a capitalist framework.

"The judges' comm…

Regent Law in the News

Professor Haskell Murray presented his paper, Choose Your Own Master: Social Enterprise and Benefit Corporations, at American University’s symposium in Washington D.C. on April 18. From April 30 to May 14, Professor Murray will be guest blogging for a leading corporate law blog, the Conglomerate.