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Faculty Achievements: Week ending May 16, 2014

Professors Eric DeGroffNatt Gantt, and Benjamin Madison were invited to the Professional Formation Workshop: Helping Each Student Internalize the Core Values and Ideals of the Profession. The workshop will be held at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minnesota from June 26-29.

In his latest video, Professor James Duane shares helpful tips on the law of hearsay to help students prepare for the bar exam.

Professor Natt Gantt will speak on May 29 at the 11th annual Prayer Breakfast at the LSAC Annual Meeting and Educational Conference in Asheville, N.C.

Professors Natt Gantt and Benjamin Madison are sending the final draft of their chapter on teaching ethical professional identity formation to Building on Best Practices in Legal Education. The chapter will be published this month.

Professor Benjamin Madison will speak at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference, which will be held August 1-7 in Florida. Professor Madison will serve on two panels related to new law teaching issues. He will also speak with a group of leading scholars on "Ways to Incorporate Ethical Professional Identity Formation into One's Law School."

Regent Law Review plans to publish Professor Benjamin Madison's article, "The Emperor Has No Clothes: How Law Schools Are Failing to Cultivate Professional Formation and Practical Judgment," in its symposium on this topic in the fall. Professors Madison and Gantt will collaborate on the article and speak together at the symposium.

Professor Scott Pryor, creator of Regent Law’s Bankruptcy Practicum, and attorney G. Russell Boleman, who mentors students in the practicum, are featured in two recent issues of the American Bankruptcy Institute JournalRead the full story.

Professor Gloria Whittico received an offer from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and its affiliate, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to publish her article, "A Woman's Pride and a Mother's Love: The Missouri Freedom Suits and the Lengths and Limits of Justice."

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