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Regent Law Faculty Achievements - October 9, 2015

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.


Professor Jeff Brauch spoke October 2 at the Christian Legal Society Annual Meeting on "The
Christian and Human Rights."  Professor Brauch has also been appointed the Vice Chair of the Advocates International Board, the global Christian legal advocacy organization.  Download his previous publications on human rights here

Professor Natt Gantt presented his work entitled “Leadership Development for Law Students” in Denver at the Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers (ETL) Conference.

Associate Professor Kathleen McKee presented “Sexual Assault and College Campus Culture” at last weekend’s Regent University Law Review Symposium on College Culture, Sexual Assault and Due Process.

Associate Professor Gloria Whittico attended the Memorial Service for Julian Bond in Washington, D.C. at the personal invitation of Morris Dees, co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center. 

Professor Craig Stern will present “Positive Rights: Threat or Menace?” on Oct. 13 at noon in RH 116 on behalf of the Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law.  To download some of Craig’s additional work in this area of law go to http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1129745 and http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2574823

Professor Eric DeGroff will present his article at the University Faculty Colloquium on Nov. 13 on “The Dynamics of the Contemporary Law School Classroom: Looking at Laptops Through a Learning Style Lens,” which can be found here

Professor James Duane has been a key member of the Boyd-Graves Conference of the Virginia Bar Association and will be attending their annual conference Oct 16-17 where he will join others in making recommendations regarding potential changes to legislation.

Professor Tom Folsom is presenting at the Oct 8-10, 2015 Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable at Texas A&M Law School a paper entitled "What to Do with Our Broken Patent System.” Download his previous work on patent law here

Associate Dean Lynne Marie Kohm and Sandra Alcaide will be presenting “Women After Obergefell,” at the BYU Marriage Symposium Oct. 11-13.  Remote viewing of this Obergefell symposium will be available at www.law.byu.edu/obergefell.

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