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Recently on Campus - 3.4.13

On Tuesday, February 26, Career Services held a Black Legal History Program highlighting legal history in Hampton Roads as influenced by African American lawyers. Panelists included: Honorable Aundria Foster, Retired Chief Judge from Newport News Circuit Court; Gloria A. Whittico, Professor at Regent Law; Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Associate Professor at Norfolk State University; and W.T. Mason, local Civil Rights Attorney.

John Mackey, Co-Founder & CEO of Whole Foods came to campus for a talk as a part of the Regent University Executive Leadership Series on Tuesday, February 26.

Professor James Duane of Regent University School of Law spoke of 5th Amendment rights in a talk entitled, “What Every American Needs to Know about the Fifth Amendment” at both Duke Law School in Durham, North Carolina on Tuesday, February 26 and at Campbell Law School in Raleigh, North Carolina on Wednesday, February 27.

Regent Law students, staff, and faculty gathered together to pray for the alumni taking the bar exam on Tuesday, February 26 and Wednesday, February 27.

Dr. Travell Travis who serves as serves as Assistant Dean of Hampton University School of Business, a minister at City of Refuge Church, and an attorney, delivered this week’s Law Chapel message on Thursday, February 28. Previous Law Chapel messages may be viewed here.

The Black Law Student Association hosted its second annual book drive for the Norfolk Juvenile Detention Center.

Members of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program are already assisting members of the Hampton Roads community with their Federal and State of Virginia Tax Returns. The group will continue to assist individuals earning less than $49,000 annually through April 1, 2013.

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