Regent Law Faculty Achievements – April 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.

Associate Professor Gloria Whittico’s most recent article, The Rule of Law and the Genesis of Freedom: A Survey of Selected Virginia County Court Freedom Suits (1723 to 1800), was just published by the Alabama Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law Review.

Professor Brad Jacob addressed the Princess Anne Republican Women’s Club on April 23 on “Masterpiece Cakeshop: Freedom of Religion, Expression, and Conscience.”

Professor Ben Madison’s paper, “Professional Identity and Professionalism,” was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for AARN: Legal Practice (Topic) Top Ten, and in AARN: Legal Practice (Topic) All Papers.

Professor Lynne Marie Kohm was interviewed regarding the Alfie Evans case. Watch it now. View and download her related work: Suffer the Children: How the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child Has Not Supported Children, 22 N.Y. Int’l. L. Rev. 57 (2009); and A Brief Assessment of the 25-Year Effect of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, 23 Cardozo J. Int’l. & Compar. L. 323 (2015). Professor Lou Hensler’s discussion of this problem as it previously presented itself with baby Charlie Gard can be viewed here: The Legal Significance of the natural Affection of Charlie Gard’s Parents.

Professor Kathleen McKee’s article Remarks on the Freedom of Information Act: The “National Security” Exemption in a Post 9/11 Era, has been cited by 23 Comm. L. & Pol’y 91.

Professor Jeff Brauch has accepted an offer for publication with Catholic University Law Review for his article: “The Human Rights Movement and the Prevention of Evil: The Need to Look Inward As Well As Out.”

Professor James Duane has the #1 selling book on Amazon’s top 30 best-selling books; four of those books listed are written by current or former justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, and others are written by prominent and nationally distinguished legal commentators and law professors. Professor Duane’s book leads that list, even though it has been on the market for over 18 months.  He will be speaking about the subject of his book at the following law schools this month:

  • Pace Law School in White Plains, New York, on April 10.
  • Temple Law School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 17.
  • William and Mary Law School in Williamsburg, Virginia, on April 19.

Professor Doug Cook has a new post on his SSRN page – Negligence or Strict Liability? a Study in Biblical Tort Law, published in the Whittier Law Review.

Adjunct Professor Dr. Carol Rasnic will be a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Warwick in Coventry, England from April 11 until June 30.  She will present other guest lectures at the University of Birmingham (England) Law School, the University of Keele, the University of Essex, and the University of Exeter. Dr. Rasnic will also be a speaker on her host professor’s labor law panel at an IAS workshop on labor market policy and labor law reform. See some of her work on SSRN.

Professor Eric DeGroff’s article, The Dynamics of the Contemporary Law School Classroom: Looking at Laptops Through a Learning Style Lens, has been selected for inclusion in the EduRN launch as part of the Social Sciences Education eJournal,EduRN: Innovation Research & Policy Education (IRPN) (Topic),EduRN: Legal Scholarship Education (LSN) (Topic).

Professor Natt Gantt and Professor Ben Madison’s article, Teaching the Newly Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Values in a Changing World, has been selected for inclusion in the EduRN launch as part of the Social Sciences Education eJournal,EduRN: Legal Scholarship Education (LSN) (Topic).

Joseph A. Kohm, Jr. and Professor Lynne Marie Kohm’s article ‘Family Advisor’: The Trend for Athletes with Family Values, has been selected for inclusion in the EduRN launch as part of the Social Sciences Education eJournal.

Professor Lynne Marie Kohm’s article, Can a Dead Hand from the Grave Protect the Kids from Darling Daddy or Mommie Dearest?, was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for AARN: Marriage & Children (Topic) Top Ten and Legal Anthropology: Family Law eJournal Top Ten.

Irina Chekhovska and Professor Lynne Marie Kohm have just posted Child Policy & National Strength: Restoring Ukraine in the Best Interests of the Child, which will be published at 8 Int’l J. Jurisprudence on the Family (2018).