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This Week on Campus - 11.16.2012

Congratulations to the Regent University School of Law's Alternative Dispute Resolution Board (ADR) which won the 2012 American Bar Association (ABA) Regional Negotiation Competition on November 10-11, at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Third-year law students Hannah Carter and Chris Bell (pictured right) placed first from a roster of 24 teams representing different universities. Read the full article here.

An informational luncheon regarding the 2013 Israel Summer Law Program was held on Monday, November 12.

Doug Bandow, a Senior Fellow at the CATO Institute spoke on the debt crisis and fiscal cliff that faces the United States at a Federalist Society meeting on Tuesday, November 13.

Professor James Davids of Regent Law and the Robertson School of Government delivered this week’s Law Chapel message about better understanding our “calling.” Previous Law Chapel messages may be viewed here.

Law students were able to participate in the Mock Interview Program with local attorneys hosted by Career Services on Tuesday, November 13.

The Virginia Bar Association Law School Council (VBA) hosted a social with the Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association on Thursday evening, November 13.

The 3L class composite photo was taken on Thursday, November 15.

1L students were able to participate in a Resume Blitz program offered by Career Services on Friday, November 16.

Representatives from the Navy came to campus on Friday, November 16 to explain opportunities for law students within the Navy JAG Corps.

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