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Regent Law Recap: Week of September 16, 2013

STUDENT NEWS

2L Katherine David  of Leesburg, Virginia, was featured in this student spotlight.

The Student Bar Association (SBA) hosted a table day for student organizations on Monday, September 16.

Interviews with Army JAG were held on campus on Tuesday, September 17.

The Black Law Student Association (BLSA) hosted an interest meeting on Tuesday, September 17. The group is now accepting students for their tutoring program at the Juvenile Detention Center.

Phi Alpha Delta (PAD) hosted table days on Tuesday, September 17 and Thursday, September 19.

As part of Regent Law's Academic Success Program, Professor Gantt and Professor Whittico hosted a Study Skills Workshop on Thursday, September 19, titled “Outlining for Exam Success.”

Professor Gantt delivered the week’s Law Chapel message. Previous Law Chapel messages may be viewed here.


FACULTY/STAFF NEWS

Professor James Boland is publishing an article titled "A Progressive Revolution: Man, Superman, & the Death of Constitutional Government" with the Charlotte Law Review this fall.

Professor James Duane recently lectured on constitutional law at the invitation of the law school student chapter of the Federalist Society at the University of Maryland.

Professor Tessa Dysart served as a panelist for Regent's Constitution Day event on September 23.

Professors Natt Gantt and Ben Madison recently completed a chapter based on professional identity formation for the latest edition of the Best Practices for Legal Education textbook. They also submitted a presentation proposal entitled "Teaching Agape Love to Law Students" to Pepperdine Law School's upcoming Nootbaar Annual Symposium.

Professor Louis Hensler published "Torts as Fouls: What Sports Taught me about Corrective Justice, Strict Liability, and Civil Recourse in Tort Law", 42 Sw. U. L. Rev. 291 (2013). He also finished editing the text "Torts: Cases, Materials, Questions and Comments" (2014-15 edition) and will soon release it for publication.

Professor Michael Hernandez updated and published the latest edition of the Virginia Practice Series: Real Estate Closings (West 2013, with W. Wade Berryhill). He also completed a draft of "Mastering Estates in Land & Future Interests" and will soon release it for publication.

Professor Kathleen McKee was a guest on HearSay with Cathy Lewis (89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, Va.) on Monday, September 9, to discuss current issues  in human trafficking and slavery.

Professor Craig Stern published "A Legal History Course for a Christian Legal Education," 53 AM. J. LEGAL HIST. 402 (2013).

Professor Gloria Whittico submitted a proposal to Capital Law School's Annual Wells Conference on Adoption Law offerings a historical analysis of disproportionate representation of children of color in the social welfare system.

ALUMNI NEWS
Corrynn Peters ('03) was selected as a 2013 Virginia Super Lawyer. She was previously selected as a 2012 Rising Star by Virginia Super Lawyers.

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