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Alumni News Recap: October 2014

Three more Regent University School of Law alumni have been appointed to judgeships, bringing the total number of Regent Law alumni currently serving on the bench to 28. Read the full story.

Lindsey Bachman ('09) has joined Murphy, Taylor, Siemens & Elliot as an attorney.

Kerriel Bailey ('08) was selected as the 2014 Champion for Children in the legal field.

Timothy Creed ('08) has joined the Coleman Law Group.

Kristy Mutchler was hired as the Strategic Partnerships Liaison by the Kansas Department for Children and Families.

Ginger Poynter ('03) is  running for District Judge in Baldwin County, AL. Poynter will face off against sitting Baldwin County District Judge Michelle Thomason in the November election.

Wise attorney Charles H. "Chuck" Slemp III on Tuesday announced his intention to seek the local Republican party nomination to become the next commonwealth's attorney in Wise County pending the determination of a special election for the office. Read …

Faculty Achievements: Week Ending October 24, 2014

Professor Jim Boland's article, "Is Free Speech Compatible with Human Dignity, Equality, and Democratic Government: America, a Free Speech Island in a Sea of Censorship?", was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for the topic of International & Comparative Law.

Dean Jeffrey Brauch just signed a book contract with Kirkdale Press for a book called "Marred Perfection: Why Getting Human Nature Right Matters."

Professor James Duane recently spoke at Villanova Law School, and afterward had dinner with several Regent Law alumni in the area.

Professor Tessa Dysart’s article, "The Protected Innocence Initiative: Building Protective State Law Regimes for America's Sex-Trafficked Children", was cited in 44 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 619, 2013 WL 2251701, 44 CLMHRLR 619.

Professor Tom Folsom will be a Colloquium discussant and session moderator at an Intellectual Property and Free EnterpriseColloquium held by the Federalist Society and John…

Faculty Achievements: Week Ending October 10, 2014

Professor Tom Folsom presented 1001 Arabian (and Islamic) Mights: What the Islamic Legal Traditions Might Teach about Law, Morality, Supernatural Law, and a Rule of Law in a Global and Tech Era—as a guest lecturer at The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, on October 2, 2014 at the invitation of the Federalist Society.

Professor Tom Folsom had an article accepted for publication entitled Designing Food, Owning the Cornucopia: What the Patented Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich Might Teach about GMOs/ Modified Foods, and the Replicator, 8 Akron Intell. Prop. J.__  (forthcoming 2014).

Professor Lou Hensler has a book publication offer from Vandeplas Publishing, LLC, for Torts: Cases, Materials, Questions and Comments.


Professor Lynne Marie Kohm will be at BYU this weekend presenting “A Prospective Analysis of Family Fragmentation: Baby Mama Drama Meets Jane Austen,” and moderating a faculty panel consisting of Rick Duncan (Nebraska), Richard Meyers (Ave Maria), and …

Regent's Law Professors Rank Top Ten Again in the Princeton Review

Regent University School of Law's faculty has once again ranked among the top ten in the nation. In its annual law school report, The Princeton Review provides rankings generated from student surveys conducted across the United States to help prospective students to find the school that is best suited for them.

Here is where Regent Law ranked this year:

Top 10 for Best Professors (#10).  The full top ten list was comprised of Duke, Boston U, UVA, Washington and Lee, Chicago, Pepperdine, Stanford, U. St. Thomas, Samford, Regent.

Top 10 for Most Conservative (#2).  The full top ten list was comprised of Ave Maria, Regent, BYU, Samford, George Mason, Faulkner, Notre Dame, Baylor, Mississippi, Pepperdine.

Regent Law was also featured in an article on the Huffington Post.

Regent Turns Fear 2 Freedom for Sex Trafficking Survivors

Every two minutes in the United States, a woman becomes a victim of sexual assault. And in developing nations, the numbers only increase.

"This is unacceptable; this is crazy," said Rosemary Trible (pictured), founder of Fear 2 Freedom (F2F) as she spoke to Regent University students on Friday, Oct. 3. "And tonight, we're going to be able to do something about it—we're going to restore that joy."

Trible shared these statistics at the university's second gathering to assemble 200 kits of toiletries, letters of encouragement, and clothing for survivors of human trafficking and assault in South America.

F2F and Regent partnered with Orphan's Promise, a ministry born out of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) to deliver the packages to women and children in the nations of Peru and Costa Rica. They are meant to restore joy and dignity in the lives of those who have been affected by sexual trauma.

F2F will continue to travel throughout Virginia, Tex…

Alumni News Recap: September 2014

Three more Regent University School of Law alumni have been appointed to judgeships, bringing the total number of Regent Law alumni currently serving on the bench to 28. Read the full story.

Elizabeth Oklevitch ('14) and Professor Lynne Marie Kohm's article entitled,  "Federalism or Extreme Makeover of State Domestic Regulations Power? The Rules and Rhetoric of Windsor (and Perry)," was recently listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for: PSN: Policy Analysis (Topic).

Ginger Poynter ('03) is  running for District Judge in Baldwin County, AL. Poynter will face off against sitting Baldwin County District Judge Michelle Thomason in the November election.

Danielle Ridgely ('14) was recently accepted to Georgetown’s LL.M. in Taxation program.

Monica Rey-Bailey ('13) is now an adjunct professor at Regent University School of Law.

Kahryn Riley ('14) is now Regional Fundraiser at Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

Wise attorney Charles H. "Chuck" Sl…

Faculty Achievements: Week ending October 3, 2014

Professors Natt Gantt and Benjamin Madison presented "Cultivating Professional Identity in Law School: One School's Experience" at the Educating Tomorrow's Lawyers Conference in Denver on September 18.

ProfessorJames Duane will be giving a talk at Villanova Law School on October 14 at the invitation of the Federalist Society.

Professor Tessa Dysart received and accepted an offer to publish her article "The Origination Clause, the Affordable Care Act, and Indirect Constitutional Violations" from the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, one of the top three law and policy journals and among the top 100 student-edited law journals generally.

On Friday, October 10 Professor Lynne Marie Kohm will be presenting A Prospective Analysis of Family Fragmentation (or Baby Mama Meets Jane Austen) at BYU for a symposium there on the Future of the Family.

The Honorable Patricia West, distinguished professor and associate dean in Regent University Schools of Law and G…