Skip to main content

Regent Law Recap: Week of September 16, 2013


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.


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.

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

Popular posts from this blog

Regent Law Trains Lawyers Called to Fight for Social Justice

As Regional Legal Coordinator with Freedom Firm in Maharashtra, India, Evan Henck ‘07 helps unravel the complex legal and social difficulties that come with prosecuting sex trafficking.
Evan’s virtual journal entry below depicts the sobering reality of the sex trade even as it celebrates the Freedom Firm’s recent progress. It originally appeared in the 2010 Spring/Summer edition of “Brief Remark”, Regent University School of Law’s new biannual publication.
From giving papers at a national human rights conferences and training human rights attorneys, to subsidizing summer internships within the nascent Center for Global Justice, the Regent Law community is committed to furthering the cause of justice at home and abroad.
If you feel called to the legal profession and to the fight for social justice, a Regent J.D. might be for you. Learn more here.

Jan. 16 2010
Maharashtra, India
In January an informant phoned Suresh Pawar, a human rights activist with the Freedom Firm in Maharashtra, India,…

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann Speaks at Regent Law Chapel

Raising nearly 30 children has provided Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann with negotiating skills that serve her well in the nation's capital. Bachmann, a passionate advocate for foster care and adoption, visited Regent University on November 20 as part of the university's recognition of National Adoption Awareness Month.

Bachmann and her husband, Dr. Marcus Bachmann, are the parents of five biological children and 23 foster children. She shared their story as parents and also their connection to Regent during a special law chapel for students, faculty and staff.

"It's been a marvelous experience for us. Being foster parents has allowed us to teach our biological kids that they're not the only kids in the world," Bachmann said. "Our foster care kids have been able to see what a picture of an imperfect 'normal' family is like. And we saw the beauty and worth in them.

"Twenty-three times, we've seen these kids graduate from high sc…

Regent Law Dean Appointed to Board of Governors of the Virginia Bar Association

On Saturday, January 21, the Virginia Bar Association (VBA) inaugurated its statewide representatives for their 2017 term.

Regent University School of Law (LAW) Dean Michael Hernandez was among those new leaders as he accepted his appointment as a representative by the Board of Governors of the VBA.

Hernandez will represent law schools on the VBA board for a minimum of a one-year term. He is the first Regent LAW faculty member to be appointed to this distinction.

“It is an honor to serve as the sole law school representative on the Board of Governors and a privilege to be a part of this accomplished group of prominent attorneys.  I am excited to work with the other Board members to build on and continue the standard of excellence that the VBA has upheld since it was founded in 1888,” said Hernandez.

“The other members of the Board of Governors are the most accomplished lawyers in Virginia, and the Board is collegial and committed to the highest standards of professionalism,” …