Faculty

Craig A. Stern, JD

Director, Honors Program

Professor

Bio

Professor Craig A. Stern is a professor at Regent University School of Law and the director of the Honors Program. He began as an adjunct with Regent in 1988 and came on full time in 1990. Stern received his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and his B.A. cum laude from Yale University. At Yale he studied Classics.


Stern has been admitted to the bar in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and several federal jurisdictions. He has served as an associate attorney for Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Kampelman, as the Assistant Deputy Director of the Legal and Administrative Agencies Group, Office of President-elect Ronald Reagan, as counsel to the Subcommittee on Separation of Powers, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, as the associate editor of BENCHMARK for the Center for Judicial Studies in Washington, D.C., and Cumberland, Virginia, as special counsel and director of publications for the Constitutional Law Center, and as Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia in Norfolk.


His teaching and research interests include: Human Rights, Federal Courts, Conflict of Laws, Jurisprudence, Legal History and Criminal Law.

Publications

Books and Monographs:


Church, State, and Education: A Federal Circuit Manual (1985).


Judging the Judges: The First Two Years of the Reagan Bench (1985).


Book Chapters:


"Mens Rea and Mental Disorder" in The Insanity Defense: Multidisciplinary Views on Its History, Trends, and Controversies (2017).


Select Journal Articles and Notes:


"Megillath Esther and the Rule of Law: Disobedience and Oblication, 17 RUTGERS J.L. & RELIGION 244 (2016).


"The Heart of Mens Rea and the Insanity of Psychopaths," 42 Capital University Law Review 619 (2014).


"The Founders on: 'Does the Constitution Work?'" 5 Akron Journal of Constitutional Law & Policy 1 (2013-14).


"Another Sign from Hein: Does the Generalized Grievance Fail a Constitutional or a Prudential Test of Federal Standing to Sue?" 12 Lewis & Clark Law Review 1169 (2008).


"The Coherence of Natural Inalienable Rights," 76 UMKC Law Review 939 (2008) (co-authored with Gregory M. Jones).


"The Common Law and the Religious Foundations of the Rule of Law Before Casey," 38 University of San Francisco Law Review 499 (2004).


"Article III and Expanding the Power of the United States Court of Federal Claims," 71 George Washington Law Review 818 (2003).


"Torah and Murder: The Cities of Refuge and Anglo-American Law," 35 Valparaiso University Law Review 461 (2001).


"Crime, Moral Luck, and the Sermon on the Mount", 48 Catholic University Law Review 801 (1999).


"Justinian: Lieutenant of Christ, Legislator for Christendom," 11 Regent University Law Review 151 (1998).


"What's a Constitution Among Friends? Unbalancing Article III," 146 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1043 (1998).


"Things Not Nice: An Essay on Civil Government," 8 Regent University Law Review 1 (1997).


"Foreign Judgments and the Freedom of Speech: Look Who's Talking," 60 Brook Law Review 999 (1994).

Meet Our Faculty

John Ashcroft, JD

Distinguished Professor of Law and Government

 
James M. Boland, JD

Associate Professor

Director, Legal Analysis, Research & Writing Program

757.352.4632 jboland@regent.edu
Jeffrey A. Brauch, JD

Executive Director, Center for Global Justice, Human Rights & the Rule of Law

Professor

757.352.4040 jbrauch@regent.edu
Bruce N. Cameron, JD

Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law

757.352.4522 bcameron@regent.edu
Tessa Dysart, JD

Assistant Professor

Faculty Advisor to the Moot Court Board

757.352.4964 tdysart@regent.edu
Natt Gantt II, JD

Associate Dean of Instructional & Curricular Affairs

Co-Director, Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

Professor

757.352.4734 nattgan@regent.edu
Janis L. Kirkland, JD

Director, M.A. Wealth Management & Financial Planning Concentration

Assistant Director, JD Legal Analysis, Research & Writing Program

Principal Lecturer

757.352.4334 janikir@regent.edu
Lynne Marie Kohm, JD

Associate Dean of Faculty Development & External Affairs

Professor; John Brown McCarty Professor of Family Law

757.352.4335 lynnkoh@regent.edu
Benjamin V. Madison, III, JD

Director, Center for Advocacy

Co-Director, Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

Professor

757.352.4586 benjmad@regent.edu
William "Bill" Magee, JD, MSLS

Head of Law Library Faculty & Student Services

  willmag@regent.edu
Kathleen A. McKee, LL.M.

Director, L.L.M. in American Legal Studies and LL.M. in Human Rights

Director, Civil Practice Clinic

Associate Professor

757.352.4639 kathmck@regent.edu
James E. Murphy, JD

Director, M.A. in Law Program

Manager, Business Affairs

Lecturer

757.352.4724 jamemur@regent.edu
Jay Sekulow, J.D., Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Law

Chief Counsel, American Center for Law and Justice

 
Randy Singer, JD

Attorney-in-Residence

Director of the Singer Civil Litigation Practicum

757.352.4554 rsinger@regent.edu
Marie Summerlin Hamm, JD, MLS

Assistant Director, Law Library Collection Development

757.352.4233 mariham@regent.edu
Kimberly R. Van Essendelft, JD

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Principal Lecturer

757.352.4689 kimbvan@regent.edu
Ernie Walton, JD

Academic & Administrative Director, Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, & the Rule of Law

Lecturer

757.352.4315 stevwa1@regent.edu
Patricia L. West, JD

Associate Dean of Career & Alumni Services

Distinguished Professor

757.352.4040 pwest@regent.edu
Gloria Whittico, JD

Director, Academic Success Program

Associate Professor

757.352.4852 gwhittico@regent.edu

Adjunct

Julie Anjo
Robert Ash
Kerriel Bailey
Tracy Banks
George Bruch
Gary Bryant
Justin Bush
George Buxton
Kathryn Byler
James Chapman, Ph.D.
Rose Coley
Douglas Cook, Ph.D.
Erin DeBoer
David Dennison
David Dildy
Timothy Drewry
Eric Enlow
Shaheryar Gill
Michael Halvorsen
Kirstin Hark
Geoffrey Hemphill
Laura Hernandez
Robert Humphreys, Ph.D.
Joshua Jenkins
David Johnson
Christopher Kall
Denham Kelsey
David Lannetti
Hee Eun Lee
Stephen Lentz
Joseph Liberatore
Elizabeth Libertini
David McGinley
James Metcalfe, CAPT
Henry Morgan, Judge
Susan Moritz
Anthony Mulford
Gustav Nelson
H. Padrick
Corrynn Peters
Stephen Pfeiffer
Nathaniel Pierce
Wainscott Putney
Carol Rasnic
Mandy Rogers
Fred Ross
Randy Singer
Catherine Six
Tristen Small
Martha Smith
John Stepanovich
Norman Thomas
Farnaz Thompson
Hugo Valverde
David Velloney
Shawn Voyles