Director, Honors Program
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.
Recipient, University Faculty Award for Excellence (Fall 2008), School of Law Teacher of the Year (2013-14), Law Faculty Scholar of the Year (2017-18).
Books and Monographs:
Church, State, and Education: A Federal Circuit Manual (1985).
Judging the Judges: The First Two Years of the Reagan Bench (1985).
Select Journal Articles and Notes:
Distinguished Professor of Law
Chief Counsel, American Center for Law and Justice