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This Week in the News - 4.15.13

The Regent Law Chapter of the International Justice Mission (IJM) hosted a full calendar of events for “Justice Week” to raise awareness of human trafficking issues. Donations received this week will be contributed to the nonprofit organization, International Justice Mission, whose main purpose is to fight human trafficking, prosecute perpetrators, and rehabilitate victims.
On Monday, April 8, IJM hosted a Pancake Breakfast
Tuesday and Wednesday, April 9-10, various pieces of student art were on display and up for auction at the Art Exhibit & Auction hosted by IJM. 
Then, on Wednesday evening, April 10, IJM hosted the Film Screening of “Journey To Freedom.”
Students and IJM members gathered again on Thursday, April 11, for a Prayer Walk.
The week’s finale was held on Friday, April 12, with the final IJM event Push 20,000. At this event athletes from Regent University and the surrounding community attempted to perform a total of 20,000 burpees. The number 20,000 signified the estimated number of individuals who are trafficked around the world in a single week.

The Federalist Society hosted Aaron Bare who spoke on Technology, Business, and Society in the Practice of Law on Monday, April 8.

The Office of Career Services hosted a “Don’t Fail the Bar” lunch on Tuesday, April 9. Regent alumni panelists give tips and success strategies for passing the Bar the first time around. Topics also included a discussion on balancing personal life, family, study demands, and important logistics for the week of the bar exam.

As part of the Academic Success Program Dean Gantt and Professor Whittico hosted a Study Skills Workshop on Wednesday, April 10, titled “Advanced Exam Preparation and Taking.”

The Virginia Bar Association Student Council (VBA) concluded the Legal Food Frenzy (Food Drive) on Friday, April 12. The canned food and nonperishable items collection went from Aril 1-12.

On Friday, April 12, the Regent Journal of International Law (RJIL) hosted an interest meeting.

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