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Student News Recap: Week of October 28, 2013

On Monday, October 28, Career Services hosted Regent Law’s first ever Search Firm Career Fair & Program for students to interview for temporary legal positions and learn about available resources.

Honorable Frank J. Santoro of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, North Division, was a guest speaker in Professor Pryor’s UCC II Secured Transactions Course on Tuesday, October 29.

The Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Society (IPELS) hosed guest speaker Attorney Edward Langer, Advisor and Patent Attorney from Israel on Monday, October 28. He spoke about the differences between U.S. and Israel Patent Law.

On Tuesday, October 29, the Regent Law Moot Court Board hosted Attorney William "Bill" Messenger of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation who mooted an upcoming case to be heard by the United States Supreme Court.

The Federalist Society hosted a Biblical Law Integration Colloquium featuring Professor Lee Strang, of the University Of Toledo's College of Law, on Tuesday, October 29. Professor Strang and other Regent Law professors discussed whether there is a Christian perspective on constitutional interpretation.

The Council of Graduate Students (COGS) held a university-wide town hall meeting on Tuesday, October 29. Students were able to voice their questions to various members of the Regent faculty and staff.

The Center for Global Justice hosted a table day on Tuesday, October 29 and Wednesday, October 30.

Professor Jae-Chun Won of Handong International Law School in South Korea, member of the Board of Directors for the Citizens' Alliance for North Korean Human rights and Former Director-General, National Human Rights Commission of Korea spoke at Law Chapel on Thursday, October 24. Previous Law Chapel messages may be viewed here.

As part of the North Korea Human Rights Summit, the Center for Global Justice hosted a movie screening on Friday, November 1, of Crossing, a Korean film based on a true story that highlights the difficulty of life in North Korea and the plight of North Korean refugees through the story of one family's struggles and escape through China. The trailer of the film can be found here: Crossing (2008).

On Saturday, November 2, the Center for Global Justice sponsored the North Korean Human Rights Summit panel discussion highlighting North Korea's labor camps, human rights abuses in North Korea, the plight of refugees, and suggestions for involvement in North Korean human rights advocacy.

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