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Recently on Campus - 10.26.2012

Regent Law’s Moot Court Team of Anastasios Kamoutsas,Carmen Cabrero, and Samuel Moultrie advanced beyond teams from Harvard and Baylor among others to advance to the semifinal round at the 19th Annual Burton D. Wechsler Moot Court Competition. Congratulations!

The 2013 Strasbourg Study Abroad Program registration is now open. Click here to register.
The Law council of Graduate Students (COGS) held a law school town hall meeting on Tuesday, October 23. Students were able to voice their questions to various members of the Regent faculty and staff.
Career services hosted the event “Social Media: Using Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn in Your Job Search” on Tuesday, October 23.
Congressman J. Randy Forbes, of the 4th District of Virginia, delivered this week’s Law Chapel message about embracing religious liberties. Previous Law Chapel messages may be viewed here.
The Moot Court Board hosted the Leroy R. Hassell, Sr. National Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition on campus from Friday, Octobe…

Regent Law Dean and Alumus in the News

Jeffrey Brauch, dean of Regent University Law School, appeared on CBN Newswatchon Friday, Oct. 12, to discuss Regent's decision to participate in a challenge to the HHS birth control mandate and whether the mandate can be overturned. The story was also picked up by This news was also reported by News Talk 1070 AM KNTH,, and

Jonathan McDowell'10 (Law, Business & Leadership) has been named to the 2012 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Missouri/Kansas for 2012 (link not available).

This Week on Campus - 10.12.2012

The Law Review Symposium, Emerging Issues in Social Enterprise took place on Saturday, October 6.

The Federalist Society hosted guest speaker, Brian Morris, a Federally Licensed Polygraph Instructor who spoke about the possibilities for incorporating polygraph tests in law practice. He also conducted a live polygraph demonstration on Monday, October 8.
A special presentation of the Trial of Christ was held on Tuesday, October 9. University of St. Thomas Professor Mark Osler played the prosecuting attorney arguing that Jesus should be put to death. Jeanne Bishop, a Chicago public defender, played the defense attorney.
The Council of Graduate Students (COGS) held a town hall meeting on Tuesday, October 9. Students were able to voice their questions to various members of the Regent faculty and staff.
Dean Brauch hosted “Donut Day” on Wednesday, October 10 allowing students to get to know one another and share in fellowship over coffee and donuts. Read the Dean’s blog.
An informational meetin…

Symposium Addresses Emerging Issues in Social Enterprise

In the wake of the recent financial crisis, interest in social enterprise has increased exponentially. Over the last four years, 18 states have passed statutes allowing the formation of various companies and corporations fitting under this category. While the population of these entities is growing, the existence of these business formations is hotly-debated within the corporate law community.

Recognizing the timeliness of this issue, Regent University's Law Review chose social enterprise as the topic for its 2012 symposium. Held on Saturday, Oct. 6, the Law Review (housed in the School of Law) played host to students and attorneys interested in exploring the developing issues related to social enterprise entities.

"The 2012 symposium was particularly valuable to law students and attorneys because its topic was unlike those that we've explored in past symposia, yet it was compatible with Regent's mission that the practice of law is a calling," explained third-y…

This Week on Campus - 10.5.12

Members of the Regent community participated in the Stop Slavery Walk held in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, September 29.

Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr. of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri delivered this week’s Law Chapel message about ­­­­open-mindedness, empathy, and altruism. Previous Law Chapel messages may be viewed here.

The International Law Society (ILS) hosted guest speaker, Mr. Rio Guo an S.J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School, who spoke on Property Rights in China.

The Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Society (IPELS) held an interest meeting on Monday, October 1.

The International Justice Mission held its first meeting of the year on Thursday, October 4 to discuss the fight against human trafficking and rehabilitating those victimized by it, as well as opportunities for involvement.

Career Services held a cover letter communications workshop on Thursday, October 4. See a list of upcoming events here.

The Center for Global Missions (CG…

First Hispanic Attorney General Talks Presidential Leadership

Addressing the foundational leadership characteristics of every strong president, the Honorable Alberto Gonzales, who served as the 80th attorney general of the United States, compared the administrations of President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush before an audience at Regent University.

Gonzales spoke to more than 300 guests at the Thursday, Sept. 27, Executive Leadership Series (ELS) luncheon. Held each month, ELS brings together businessmen and women in Hampton Roads to hear from business and leadership experts. Gonzales also spoke to more than 150 Regent University students from the School of Law, Robertson School of Government and College of Arts & Sciences before the luncheon.

"Everyone in this room has a dream," Gonzalez began, explaining that one of the best ways Americans can exercise their pursuit of the American dream is by voting. "We all work and strive to realize that dream," he said, …