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Regent Law Faculty Achievements - Week of June 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 Professor Jim Davids gave several lectures in Ukraine from April 19-26 including:
  • Christian View of Government, Class Lecture to law students at University Shevchenko, Kyiv, Ukraine, April 19, 2016
  • Christian View of Government, Class Lecture to law students at University Shevchenko, Kyiv, Ukraine, April 20, 2016
  • Christian View of Government, Class Lecture to law students at National Academy for Public Administration,  Kyiv, Ukraine, April 20, 2016
  • Christian View of Government, Lecture to law faculty and students at Conference held at University Shevchenko, Kyiv, Ukraine, April 20, 2016
  • Christian View of Government, Lecture to law students at University Dragomanova, Kyiv, Ukraine, April 20, 2016
  • Christian View of Law, Lecture to law students and law professors at Student Summit, Dnepropetrovsk State University of Internal Affairs, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, April 21, 2016
  • Christian View of Government, Class Lecture to law students at East European  University, Cherkassy, Ukraine, April 23, 2016
  • Christian View of Government, Presentation at Morality and Power in the Context of Constitutional Reform Conference at East European  University, Cherkassy, Ukraine, April 23, 2016
  • Christian View of Government, Lecture to law faculty and students at National Aviation University, Kyiv, Ukraine, April 20, 2016
  • Christian View of Law, Lecture to law faculty and students at Spirit and Letter of Law Conference held at Linguistic University, Kyiv, Ukraine, April 25, 2016
  • Christian View of Government, Lecture to law students and faculty at Conference on Legal-Social Problems at the National State Tax Service University of Ukraine, April 26, 2016
  • Two Worldviews and Two Revolutions: Comparing the American and French Revolutions, Lecture to law students and faculty at National State Tax Service University of Ukraine, April 26, 2016
Associate Professor Davids was also quoted in an article in the Ukraine on Christian Worldview. Read the article. He has sent out 2 articles for publication as well.

Associate Dean Lynn Marie Kohm and LAW alumna Kathleen Knudsen presented “Would Jane Austen be on eHarmony” at the International Society for Family Law North American Conference last week in Moran, Wyoming. You may download it at Would Jane Austen Be on eHarmony? How Changes in Women's Legal Status Have Influenced the Choice of a Spouse

Associate Dean Lynn Marie Kohm's papers on SSRN have just gone over 3400 downloads. Follow her work here.

Associate Professor Kathleen McKee’s SSRN downloads are approaching 300.  In addition to her article, "A Primer on International Parental Abduction," she also has some newly posted scholarship on SSRN including:

Download these and look for her article, "The United States' Response to Human Trafficking: Sword of Justice or Paper Tiger," also soon to be posted on SSRN for download.

Assistant Professor Tessa Dysart’s article, "The Protected Innocence Initiative: Building Protective State Law Regimes for America’s Sex-Trafficked Children," just went over 200 downloads. 

The University of Denver just released the Annual Report of 10 years of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS), where Associate Dean Ben Madison is listed as a Fellow in Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers (and you can see it at page 20 in this report  and Regent’s membership is also listed at page 17).  His SSRN downloads include a great deal of his work as a Fellow and recently went over 500 for the year, and are approaching 2000 all time. Follow his work here. And you can see Professor Natt Gantt on the ETL website as well as here.

Professor Tom Folsom’s reach on SSRN is about to extend to 1400 downloads. Follow his work here. His reach on bepress is even greater, follow him here

Professor Craig Stern is approaching 1300 downloads. Follow his work here.

Many of the Regent Law faculty are presenting on panels at the Southeast Association of Law Schools (SEALS) Conference in early August, including Associate Dean Ben Madison, Professor Tom Folsom, Assistant Professor Tessa Dysart and Associate Dean Lynn Marie Kohm.

Regent University School of Law will host the 2016 Conference of Religiously Affiliated Law Schools (RALS) on September 29-30 here on campus. The focus of the conference will be the challenges and opportunities facing faith based or religiously affiliated law schools in the 21st century. 

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