Faculty

S. Ernie Walton, JD

Assistant Dean of Admissions

Lecturer

Director for the Center for Global Justice

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Bio

Dean Walton serves as Assistant Dean of Admissions, director of Regent Law's Center for Global Justice, and Lecturer, where he has taught various courses, including International Law, National Security Law, Sales, and International Business Transactions.


Outside of his work at Regent, Ernie served as a law clerk to the Honorable D. Arthur Kelsey of the Virginia Supreme Court. He also practiced law in Southern California at Tyler & Bursch, LLP, where he specialized in civil litigation and business law. He also simultaneously served as an associate attorney at Advocates for Faith & Freedom, a non-profit law firm that specializes in protecting religious freedom. Through Advocates, Ernie represented various churches in RLUIPA cases and helped defend pastors who were arrested for evangelizing on public property, among other things.


At Regent, Ernie graduated first in his class, served as the Notes and Comments Editor of Regent University Law Review, and clerked for the American Center for Law and Justice. Ernie is also a Blackstone Fellow (2009) and former mentor (2010).

Publications

The Judicial Philosophy of Chief Justice John Roberts: An Analysis Through the Eyes of International Law, 30 Emory Int'l L. Rev. 391 (2016).


Preserving the European Convention on Human Rights: Why the UK's Threat to Leave the Convention Could Save It, 42. Cap. U. L. Rev. 977 (2014).


Conservatives Should Attack Obergefell's Interpretive Method, Not Its Hijacking of the Democratic Process (2015).


How Zivotofksy II and the Conservative Divide Over the Foreign Affairs Power Could Impact the Trump Administration, Cap. U. L. Rev. (Forthcoming).

Meet Our Faculty

Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., JD

United States Supreme Court

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
John D. Ashcroft, JD

Distinguished Professor
Law & Government

 
Jeffrey A. Brauch, JD

Executive Director, Center for Global Justice

Professor

757.352.4040 jbrauch@regent.edu
Bruce N. Cameron, JD

Reed Larson Professor of Labor Law

757.352.4522 bcameron@regent.edu
Douglas H. Cook, JD

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Professor, School of Law

757.352.4331 dougcoo@regent.edu
Judge Bernice B. Donald, JD

United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Judge Stuart Kyle Duncan, JD, LL.M.

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Justice Robert H. Edmunds Jr., JD, LL.M. (Ret.)

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Natt Gantt II, JD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Co-Director, Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

Professor

757.352.4734 nattgan@regent.edu
Michael V. Hernandez, JD

Professor

Director, LL.M. Programs

Faculty Advisor, Moot Court Board and Trial Advocacy Board

757.352.4040 michher@regent.edu
Judge Robert J. Humphreys, JD

Court of Appeals of Virginia

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Harry G. Hutchison, JD, PGCE

Distinguished Professor

 
Justice Barbara A. Jackson (Ret.), JD, LL.M.

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Bradley P. Jacob, JD

Principal Lecturer

Director, M.A. in Law Program

757.352.4523 bradjac@regent.edu
Justice D. Arthur Kelsey, JD

Supreme Court of Virginia

Senior Lecturing Fellow

  akelsey@regent.edu
Janis L. Kirkland, JD

Principal Lecturer

Director, Legal Analysis, Research and Writing

757.352.4334 janikir@regent.edu
Lynne Marie Kohm, JD

Professor; John Brown McCarty Professor of Family Law

757.352.4335 lynnkoh@regent.edu
Audrey J. Lynn, JD

Head of Electronic Services & Digital Initiatives, Law Library

Adjunct Professor

757.352.4463 audrlyn@regent.edu
Benjamin V. Madison III, JD

Director, Bar Passage Initiatives

Co-Director, Center for Ethical Formation & Legal Education Reform

Professor

757.352.4586 benjmad@regent.edu
William E. Magee, JD, MSLS

Assistant Director for Public Services, Law Library

  willmag@regent.edu
Justice Stephen R. McCullough

Supreme Court of Virginia

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Kathleen A. McKee, LL.M.

Associate Professor

Director of Experiential Learning

757.352.4639 kathmck@regent.edu
Jay Sekulow, JD, Ph.D.

Chief Counsel, American Center for Law and Justice

Distinguished Professor of Law

 
Randy Singer, JD

Attorney-in-Residence

Director of the Singer Civil Litigation Practicum

757.352.4554 rsinger@regent.edu
Ray Starling, JD

General Counsel to the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce

President of the NC Chamber Legal Institute

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Judge Ken Starr, JD (Ret.)

United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Craig A. Stern, JD

Director, Honors Program

Professor

757.352.4080 craiste@regent.edu
Judge William B. Traxler Jr., JD

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Senior Lecturing Fellow

 
Kimberly R. Van Essendelft, JD

Principal Lecturer

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

757.352.4689 kimbvan@regent.edu
Marion R. Warren, JD

Senior Associate Dean & Professor

757.352.4349 mwarren@regent.edu
Gloria Whittico, JD

Director, Academic Success Program

Associate Professor

757.352.4852 gwhittico@regent.edu

Adjunct

Julie Anjo
Robert Ash
Kerriel Bailey
Tracy Banks
George Bruch
Gary Bryant
Justin Bush
George Buxton
Kathryn Byler
James Chapman
Rose Coley
David Dennison
David Dildy
Timothy Drewry
Eric Enlow
Shaheryar Gill
Michael Halvorsen
Kirstin Hark
Geoffrey Hemphill
Laura Hernandez
Hon. Robert Humphreys
Joshua Jenkins
David Johnson
Christopher Kall
Hon. D. Arthur Kelsey
David Lannetti
Hee Eun Lee
Stephen Lentz
Joseph Liberatore
Elizabeth Libertini
David McGinley
James Metcalfe, CAPT
Hon. Henry Morgan
Susan Moritz
Anthony Mulford
Gustav Nelson
Hon. H. Thomas Padrick
Corrynn Peters
Stephen Pfeiffer
Nathaniel Pierce
Wainscott Putney
Carol Rasnic
Mandy Rogers
Fred Ross
Randy Singer
Catherine Six
Tristen Small
Martha Smith
John Stepanovich
Norman Thomas
Farnaz Thompson
Hugo Valverde
David Velloney
Shawn Voyles