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Regent Law Faculty Achievements – May 2018

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.

Professor James Duane

  • His book, “You Have the Right to Remain Innocent,” has sold nearly 700 copies this month.
  • He recently completed and sent for publication The Abraham Lincoln Exception to the Hearsay Rule. View his scholarship here.
  • Recently hit his 5,000th total paper downloaded. View his work here.
  • New uploads to SSRN:

Professor Lynne Marie Kohm

  • Professor Lynne Marie Kohm will be presenting What does overruling Roe mean legally – and what are the implications for women?? at A Symposium on Life Without Roe, Women Speak 2018, Americans United for Life & Heritage Foundation, Wed. June 13, 2018 at the Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC. See
  • New uploads to SSRN:
Family and Juvenile Law, 42 U. Richmond L. Rev. 417 (2007).Domestic Relations, 32 U. Richmond L. Rev. 1165 (1998).

Marriage and the Intact Family: The Significance of Michael H. v. Gerald D., 22 Whittier L. Rev. 327 (2000).

The Collateral Effects of Civil Unions on Family Law, 11 Widener J. Pub. L. 451 (2002).

Take it to Court, Fostering Families: Leading Christians on Pressing Questions, Village Green, (May 2012).

The New Paradigm for the Feminine Mystique: The Authentic Women’s Perspective, 2 Liberty, Life & Family 259 (June 1996).

Liberty and Marriage-Baehr and Beyond: Due Process in 1998, 12 BYU J. Pub. L. 253 (1998).

International Examination of Same Sex Parent Adoption, 5 Regent U. J. Int’l L. 237 (2007).

What do VAWA, Elian and Grandparents Have in Common? Federal Involvement in Family (Law) Governance, Virginia Lawyer 18 (Feb. 2001); reprinted in Elian Gonzalez: The Critical Reader, Paul Allatson, ed. (published by the Institute for International Studies, Sydney, Australia) (2007).

A Comparative Survey of Covenant Marriage Proposals in the United States, 12 Regent Law Review 31 (1999).

Sex at Six: The Victimization of Innocence and Other Concerns over Children’s Rights.

Child Policy & National Strength: Restoring Ukraine in the Best Interests of the Child, 8 Int’l J. Jurisprudence on the Family (2018), authored by Irina Chekhovska and Lynne Marie Kohm.

Integrating Religion, Faith, and Morality in Traditional Law School Courses, 11 Regent U. L. Rev. 49 (1998), authored by Mary C. Scarlato and Lynne Marie Kohm.

The Journal of Global Justice and Public Policy is now on SSRN. For example, see Jeffrey A. Brauch, Introduction to the Journal of Global Justice and Public Policy 1 J. Global Justice & Pub. Pol’y 1 (2014).

Distinguished Professor Harry Hutchison has a new publication: Chasing Shadows: The Economic and Noneconomic Thrust of BDS, published in Cardozo Law’s 1 Int’l. Comparative, Pol’y & Ethics L. Rev. 205 (2018).

Professor Craig Stern presented Justice and Jurisdiction (review and download his related work on Crime and Moral Luck here.

Professor Brad Jacob was interviewed and quoted in WORLD at

Professor Jeffrey Brauch

  • New uploads to SSRN:

Professor Louis Hensler’s new upload to SSRN: Misguided Christian Attempts to Serve God using the Fear of Man.

Professor Natt Gantt

Professor Kathleen A. McKee is about to hit the 600-download marker for her scholarly publications. View and download her work here.

Assistant Professor Caleb Griffin

Assistant Dean Ernie Walton’s article, “How Zivotofksy II and the Conservative Divide Over the Foreign Affairs Power Could Impact the Trump Administration should be published later this month in 46 Cap. U. L. Rev. 471 (2018).

Professors Natt Gantt, Mike Schutt and Craig Stern presented at the CLS Fellows Program in Washington, D.C. Professor Schutt administered the program and presented The Lawyer’s Calling. Professor Gantt presented Integration as Integrity, and Professor Stern presented Justice and Jurisdiction.

Professors Brad Jacob and Lynne Marie Kohm presented at NIFLA’s Annual Summit on the Regent Campus at The Founders Inn. Professor Jacob presented 501(c)(3) Restrictions on Lobbying and Political Activity. View his related scholarship here. Professor Kohm presented Roe’s Effects on Family Law, using her article of the same name found here.

The article by Professor Ben Madison, Director Marie Hamm, and Dr. Ryan Murnane entitled The Rubric Meets the Road in Law Schools: Program Assessment of Student Learning Outcomes as a Fundamental Way for Law Schools to Improve and Fulfill Their Respective Missions was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for Education by Discipline eJournals Top Ten, Education by Discipline eJournals All Papers, EduRN: Graduate School (Sub-Topic) All Papers and EduRN: Postsecondary Education (Topic) All Papers.

Congratulations to Professors James Duane and Gloria Whittico for being awarded continued tenure with a five-year review by the Regent University Board of Trustees.

Congratulations to Regent Law faculty who rank in the top 10% on SSRN downloads:

  • Top 10% of Authors: Professors Craig Stern, Lynne Marie Kohm, Jeffrey Brauch, and Ben Madison, among others.
  • Top 10% of All-Time Downloads: Professors Tom Folsom, Natt Gantt, Craig Stern, Lynne Marie Kohm, and Ben Madison.
  • Top 10% of Authors for Downloads the Past 12 Months: Professor Jeffrey Brauch and Dean Michael Hernadez.

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