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Recently on Campus - 4.8.13

Regent University School of Law is featured in the Spring 2013 issue of preLaw magazine for its Bar pass success. View the article on page 12 here. You will be prompted to submit an email address before being able to view content.

The Virginia Bar Association Student Council (VBA) kicked off the Legal Food Frenzy (Food Drive) on Monday, April 1. The canned food and nonperishable items collection will continue through April 12. Donation boxes are located in the lobby of Robertson Hall, the Library, and the Student Services building. Please see here for more information. To donate online, click here. Please be sure to name Regent Law as the organization.

“Rules of Engagement for Summer Interns” was hosted by Career Services on Tuesday, April 2. The event featured local attorneys in a panel discussion on legal etiquette and research and writing tips.

Three hundred new chairs were delivered to the Law Library on Tuesday, April 2 as a part of the Foundation for Justice campaign.

The Federalist Society hosted Professor John Stinneford from the University of Florida, Levin School of Law, on Tuesday, April 2. He spoke on the original intent of the Cruel and Unusual Punishments Clause. His talk was followed by a commentary provided by Regent Law Professor David Wagner.

An all COGS Chapel was held on Thursday, April 4, featuring a message from Randy Clark, noted international speaker, author, and the director of the ministry Global Awakening.

Regent University Law Review held an informational lunch on Friday, April 5.

The Council of Graduate Students (COGS) hosted a barbeque, picnic, and comedy event for students on Friday evening, April 5.

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