Regent University's School of Law Faculty members willingly share their knowledge and expertise beyond the classroom to spark scholarly debate and advance the practice of law. Their latest endeavors include the following.
Judge Leslie Southwick was nominated as a federal judge and lives to tell about it.
At least, that's what he said Monday, Sept. 14, at a luncheon hosted by
Regent University's chapter of the Federalist Society, where he took
School of Law students and faculty through the steps on his occupational
road less traveled.
It happened, as it does with any
federal judge nomination: clearing a list of hurdles including
selections, questions, presidential selections, waiting and even FBI
"And a whole lot of luck," added Southwick.
It's a process he's written about in his book, The Nominee: A Political and Spiritual Journey; what he expresses feeling like a character from the Pixar-animated film, Toy Story.
"We were all waiting to see who 'Andy' would pick to take off the shelf next," said Southwick with a laugh.
Tessa Dysart, assistant School of Law professor, formerly worked as a
counsel in the Office of Legal Policy at th…
For 40 years, Bruce Cameron, professor in Regent University's School
of Law, has dedicated his career to bettering the lives of employees
with the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation.
Now, as a result of his years of
dedicated passion to litigating Foundation-funded cases representing
employees whose religious or political beliefs have been compromised due
to compulsory unionism, Cameron has been appointed as a member of the
Virginia State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil
"The goal of my life is to advance the Kingdom of God," said Cameron.
"The employees I help are extremely grateful to be able to keep both
their faith and their jobs. Regent Law students are able to work with me
in helping these employees. Being a blessing to employees and students
in a way that advances the work of God is extremely gratifying – …
Regent University School of Law has registered with Certified
Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) to provide a new
concentration focusing on financial planning as part of its Master of
Arts in Law program.
An independent certifying
organization, CFP Board owns the CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™
certification marks, which it awards to individuals who meet its
education, examination, experience, ethics and other requirements.
Students completing the financial planning curriculum at Regent will
have met the Education requirement for the CFP® Certification
Examination administered by CFP Board.
“CFP Board is pleased to approve the program at Regent University as a
CFP Board Registered Program,” said Richard P. Rojeck, CFP®, chair of
CFP Board’s Board of Directors. “As student interest in financial
planning as a career continues to grow, we antici…