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JD, University of Chicago Law School
B.A., summa cum laude, University of Delaware
Professor Jacob has been a law professor at Regent University since January 2001. Prior to coming to Regent, his career began in a big-firm law practice and included years as a religious liberty lawyer, in Christian ministry leadership, and in Christian higher education.
Most of his teaching and scholarship is in the area of constitutional law. His published articles include "Griswold and the Defense of Traditional Marriage,” in the North Dakota Law Review; “Will the Real Constitutional Originalist Please Stand Up?,” in the Creighton Law Review; “Back to Basics: Constitutional Meaning and ‘Tradition,’” in the Texas Tech Law Review; and “Free Exercise in the ‘Lobbying Nineties,’” in the Nebraska Law Review.
Constitutional Law, Nonprofit Tax-Exempt Organizations, Christian Foundations of Law, Professional Skills Practicum
Griswold and the Defense Traditional Marriage, 83 N.D. L. Rev. 1199 (2007).
Will the Real Constitutional Originalist Please Stand Up?, 40 Creighton L. Rev. 595 (2007).
Back to Basics: Constitutional Meaning and "Tradition," 39 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 261 (2007).
Free Exercise in the "Lobbying Nineties," 84 Neb. L. Rev. 795 (2006).
Public Schools' Pyrrhic Victories Over Parents' Rights (co-authored with Michael P. Farris), Rich. J. of L. & Pub. Interest, Fall 1998 (link).
Professor Jacob discusses the difference between “excellence” and “prestige” and what it means to learn the law from a faculty who love to teach and are committed to students’ success.