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Regent University School of Law Students Visit The United States Supreme Court

Regent University School of Law (LAW) students are one step closer to the United States Supreme Court.

This month, Assistant Professor Tessa Dysart took her Honors Constitutional Law class to visit the United States Supreme Court and have a Q&A session with Justice Elena Kagan.

Kagan shared her experiences and insights with students regarding her work as Solicitor General and her work on the other side of the bench.

"She's such an incredibly kind and gracious person," said Dysart. "I wanted my students to learn about the Supreme Court and how it operates…I have so much respect for her and how much she cares about the Constitution and how she comes to decisions. By observing a Supreme Court argument, the students were also able to see that not every case in front of the court is a hot-button issue, and that the court works hard to get those cases right."

Kagan was the first female dean of Harvard Law School when Dysart was a student. Second-year …