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Regent Law Hosts Virginia Court of Appeals

Regent Law Hosts Virginia Court of Appeals

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 28, 2022) – The Virginia Court of Appeals held court in Regent University School of Law’s moot courtroom on September 26 and 27.  A three-judge panel composed of Hon. Clifford L. Athey, Hon. Dominique A. Callins, and Hon. Robert J. Humphreys heard oral arguments in twelve cases over two days.  The judges also held a question-and-answer session for students after the first day of arguments.   

More than two hundred Regent Law students came to witness the proceedings.    “This was a fantastic opportunity for our students to observe excellent attorneys and judges in action,” said Brad Lingo, dean of Regent University School of Law.  “We want to train purpose-driven, practice-ready attorneys.  Experiences like this help us do that.  I’m thankful that the members of the court of appeals came and invested time here.” 

About Regent Law

Regent Law’s more than 3,300 graduates practice law in 49 states and over 20 countries and include 38 currently sitting judges.  The school offers the Juris Doctor (J.D.) in three-year and part-time formats, an online B.A. and  M.A. in Law, an online M.A. in Financial Planning & Law, an on-campus and online LL.M. in Human Rights, and an on-campus and online LL.M. in American Legal Studies.

About Regent University

Founded in 1977, Regent University is America’s premier Christian university with more than 11,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world.  The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in more than 150 areas of study including business, communication and the arts, counseling, cybersecurity, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing, healthcare, and psychology.  Regent University, ranked among top national universities (U.S. News & World Report, 2020), is one of only 23 universities nationally to receive an “A” rating for its comprehensive liberal arts core curriculum.