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This Week on Campus

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft welcomed students to his summer home for an ice cream social on Wednesday evening, September 26.

Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales addressed Regent Law students on Thursday, September 27.

A Navy JAG informational luncheon was held on Monday, September 24.

The Republican National Lawyers Association (RNLA) held an informational meeting on Tuesday, September 25.

Professor Hernandez of Regent Law delivered this week’s Law Chapel message about being radical in our Christian lives including prayer, thoughts, forgiveness, reconciliation, and victory. Previous Law Chapel messages may be viewed here.

The Virginia Bar Association Law School Council (VBA) held an informational luncheon on Friday, September 28.

This Week on Campus

Faculty, staff, and students celebrated Constitution Day on Monday, September 17, with a panel discussion and luncheon. Panelists included Dr. James Davids, Robertson School of Government and School of Law; Professor Tessa Dysart,School of Law; Dr. Mitchell Land, Dean of School of Communication & the Arts; and Dr. Caleb Verbois from the College of Arts & Sciences.

The Federalist Society hosted its first speaker of the year, Mr. John Crowley, Senior Vice President, Law and Regulatory Affairs for APM Terminals Americas Region, Inc. on Tuesday, September 18. He addressed the topic of legal barriers to economic growth.

Pastor Jim Wood of First Presbyterian Church delivered this week’s Law Chapel message about living in the glory of God by worshiping through our work Thursday, September 20. Tapings of previous Law Chapel messages may be viewed here.

Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) inducted 20 members into the professional fraternity Thursday evening.
On Friday, September 21, Dr. Pat Robertson a…

Students Put Legal Knowledge to Work in Eastern Europe

It all started with a nudge from the Career Services Office in Regent University's School of Law. Third-year law students Anastasios Kamoutsas and Mary Hill discovered that the A21 Campaign, an international non-governmental organization dedicated to ending human trafficking around the globe, was hiring interns. One application process later, Kamoutsas was on his way to Greece and Hill found herself in Ukraine.

Both internships were sponsored by the Center for Global Justice, Human Rights and the Rule of Law, housed in Regent's School of Law.

As an intern in the A21 Campaign office in Greece, Kamoutsas worked primarily on the organization's yearly submission to the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report. The TIP is a tool the U.S. State Department uses to represent a global look at the nature and scope of human trafficking and the range of government actions being taken to confront and eliminate it.

Greece was a prime location to learn firsthand about the work being done to …