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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, October 26 through Saturday, October 27.

The Virginia Bar Association Law School Council (VBA) hosted a social with the Portsmouth Bar Association on Thursday evening, October 23.

The Hispanic Law Students Association (HLSA) held its first meeting of the year on Friday, October 26. Students were able to participate in a meet and greet with board members and enjoy a delicious spread of homemade cultural dishes.

The Federalist Society held a general information meeting on Friday, October 26.

The Black Law Students Association (BLSA) held a general information meeting on Friday, October 26.

A general information session for the Oxford Study Abroad program was held on Friday, October 26. See more about Regent Law’s study abroad opportunities here.


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