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Judge Steven G. Rogers ’95 Selected as Judge of the Year

The first time Regent University School of Law alumnus Judge Steven Rogers ’95 ever logged onto the internet – screeching dialup tone and all – was to view his bar exam results on campus.

More than two decades later, he’s bringing law to life for young students who don’t remember a world without the wide web.

“They think, ‘It was before the internet, why would I pay attention to the Bill of Rights?” said Rogers. “It’s hard to relate these old principles to the Snapchat generation. But they affect their everyday lives.”

In June 2016, Rogers was named Judge of the Year for 2016 in Florida for his work with Justice Teaching, a statewide program that matches elementary, middle and high schools with professionals in the legal field. The initiative began in 2006, by Florida Supreme Court Justice Fred Lewis.

“It was a really good honor for me,” said Rogers. “To be picked out of all the judges in the state of Florida, from Pensacola to Key West, that’s pretty special.”

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