Skip to main content

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 (CGM) held a summer 2013 mission trip interest meeting for on Thursday, October 4. Students will travel to either China of Ghana next summer.

Dean Gantt and Professor Whittico hosted a Study Skills Workshop on Wednesday October 3  titled “Outlining for Exam Success.”

An Interviewing Skills Program, hosted by Career Services featured speakers from the following offices on Friday, October 5: Norfolk Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Phillips & Peters, PLLC, Stallings & Bischoff, and Pender and Coward.

Students had an opportunity to meet with former Judge Greg Wilhelm (TX) who is also a Regent alumnus on Friday, October 5.

Popular posts from this blog

Regent Law Named One of PreLaw Magazine's 20 Most Innovative Law Schools

Regent University School of Law was recently identified as one of PreLaw Magazine's 20 Most Innovative Law Schools, defined as "...schools that are on the cutting edge when it comes to preparing students for the future."


Pages 32-33 of the article reads,
Through Regent Law's Integrated Lawyer Training, students participate in a number of opportunities designed to enhance their legal education through hands-on training and ethical formation.  Students learn workplace skills, such as basic accounting principles and technological competence with e-discovery, e-filing and other cutting edge law office technology. Third year students also have the opportunity to participate in a for-credit apprenticeship, where they work and study under an attorney while taking online coursework.  Regent Law was also ranked in the top 15 of law schools for human rights law and given an "A" rating.

Click here to read PreLaw Magazine's Back to School 2017 issue > 

Click here …

Regent Law Trains Lawyers Called to Fight for Social Justice

As Regional Legal Coordinator with Freedom Firm in Maharashtra, India, Evan Henck ‘07 helps unravel the complex legal and social difficulties that come with prosecuting sex trafficking.
Evan’s virtual journal entry below depicts the sobering reality of the sex trade even as it celebrates the Freedom Firm’s recent progress. It originally appeared in the 2010 Spring/Summer edition of “Brief Remark”, Regent University School of Law’s new biannual publication.
From giving papers at a national human rights conferences and training human rights attorneys, to subsidizing summer internships within the nascent Center for Global Justice, the Regent Law community is committed to furthering the cause of justice at home and abroad.
If you feel called to the legal profession and to the fight for social justice, a Regent J.D. might be for you. Learn more here.

Jan. 16 2010
Maharashtra, India
In January an informant phoned Suresh Pawar, a human rights activist with the Freedom Firm in Maharashtra, India,…

Constitution Day Explores Fifth Amendment: Should You Talk to the Police?

Life, liberty, pursuit of happiness and the right to due process: Regent University School of Law (LAW), Roberson School of Government (RSG) and College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) explored the Fifth Amendment promised to citizens in the United States Constitution on Monday, September 18.

Each year, Regent celebrates the nationwide observance of “Constitution Day,” a day commemorating the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.

To commemorate this year, LAW professor James Duane and Hampton Commonwealth’s Attorney Anton Bell presented their perspectives on “Finding Common Ground for Criminal Justice: Exploring the Fifth Amendment.”



Duane spelled out his perspective on the Fifth Amendment from his recently published book that explores cases in which innocent parties have self-incriminated in criminal cases due to a lack of proper “lawyering up” before talking to police.

You Have the Right to Remain Innocent: What Police Officers Tell Their Children About the Fifth Amen…