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Regent Law Virginia Beach VA Students Hear Associate Justice Samuel Alito

Supreme Court Justice Sam Alito Teaches Regent Law Students

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 28, 2021) – Samuel A. Alito Jr., associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, instructed law students at the Regent University School of Law during a special three-day jurisprudence seminar entitled “Select Issues in Constitutional Interpretation.” The seminar took place January 26-28, 2021.

Alito was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2005 by President George W. Bush and was confirmed to the post by the U.S. Senate in January 2006. He had previously served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, nominated by President George H.W. Bush in 1990. He has served as U.S. attorney for the district of New Jersey; deputy assistant attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice; assistant to the solicitor general in the U.S. Department of Justice under the Reagan administration; and assistant U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey.

Alito holds a Juris Doctor degree from Yale University, where he was an editor of the Yale Law Review. He was a law clerk for Judge Leonard Garth of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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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 of Law currently ranks 14th in the nation for obtaining judicial clerkships and ranked 20th in the nation for Ultimate Bar Passage in 2019. The school offers the Juris Doctor (J.D.) in three-year and part-time formats, an online 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.

Founded in 1977, Regent University has 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 from a Christian perspective in 135+ 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.