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Center for Ethical Formation

Center for Renewal Studies

About the Center for Ethical Formation

According to the Carnegie Foundation’s landmark report, Educating Lawyers: Preparation for the Practice of Law (2007) , law schools need to place greater emphasis on offering an integrated curriculum that cultivates students’ moral formation and understanding of what it means to practice law with professional and personal integrity.

The Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform coordinates the programs and resources Regent Law has committed to developing students’ professional identities. It accentuates Regent Law's expertise in providing practical training that develops in students the practical judgment important to the practice of law.

The Center’s goal is to produce lawyers who have an understanding of the nature and purpose of the legal profession and are committed to the ethical practice of law. To that end, the Center has developed the Mentor Program to facilitate the ethical Christian character formation of Regent Law students. Our mentors represent a variety of practice and geographical legal communities around the country, but each seeks to support and encourage The Center’s mission of fostering our students’ professional identity formation.