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School of Law Teams Continue to Perform in Moot Court and ADR Competitions

As law schools across the nation enter further into the moot court competition season, Regent University School of Law (LAW) students continue to perform well. The weekend of March 18-19 was no exception.

“The excellent performances of our moot court and negotiations teams this past weekend continue our track record over the past two decades of outstanding skills training and student performances,” said Michael Hernandez, dean of the School of Law. “I am proud of our teams and their faculty coaches, who are outstanding representatives of Regent Law and our Center for Advocacy.”

Regent’s team achieved the title of “quarterfinalists” at the J. Gibbons Moot Court Competition at Seton Hall Law in Newark, New Jersey. Kathleen Knudsen ’16, Renee Knudsen ’16, and Andrew Butler ’16 were coached by LAW professor James Duane.

R. Knudsen earned the title of “best oralist”; Butler took home the “second-best oralist” honor.

Team members Glenn Reynolds ’16, Courtney Marasigan ’17, and …

Regent University’s Center for Global Justice Hosts Global Justice Symposium

Fifty years have passed since the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Griswold v. Connecticut, famously declared a Constitutional “right to privacy." This case led to other famous Supreme Court decisions, like the turning of Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to abortion.

On Friday, March 4th, Regent University School of Law’s (LAW) Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law held its 5th annual symposium titled, “Women’s Rights 50 Years after Griswold v. Connecticut.”

The symposium provided a series of forums that explored the rights of women living in the United States and women living in other areas of the world. The event opened with a panel discussion titled, “Women’s Rights at Home,” moderated by assistant LAW professor, Tessa Dysart.

Panelists Stephen Casey, president and senior counsel at Casey Law Office, P.C. and co-founder of Texas C…

Regent Law Faculty Achievements - Week of March 7, 2016

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.

Associate Dean Lynne Marie Kohm and Associate Professor Kathleen McKee presented "Examining the Associations between Sustainable Development Population Policies and Human Trafficking" at the Christopher Newport University Conference on the Global Status of Women and Girls. Visit the Regent Law Family Restoration blog for a review of their presentation and a photo of them with the wife of CNU's president, Rosemary Trible, who is also President of Fear2Freedom.

Professor Natt Gantt and Associate Professor Gloria Whittico will be presenting their proposal “Improving Summer Start and ASP Orientation Programming in Light of Changes in Entering Student Profiles” at the 2016 AASE Conference.

Associate Professor Brad Jacob has had several TV and radio inte…