Fall 2015 Graduate Course Catalog by Regent University

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Page 244 of Fall 2015 Graduate Course Catalog

the blsa has two primary goals to promote community service in neighboring black communities and to be a vehicle of spiritual academic and cultural awareness and support for black law students the blsa provides community service by tutoring youth offenders at the norfolk detention home in the future it will add programs geared toward promoting awareness concerning voter rights environmental justice as well as other global issues business transactions law society btls the btls serves the law school and regent university by integrating the christian faith with corporate commercial and transactional law the btls partners with the law school the university and the community to provide law students with learning opportunities pertaining to business and transactional law career paths the organization accomplishes this goal by sponsoring activities involving students faculty and members of the local bar christian legal society cls founded in 1961 cls is a professional organization of over 3,000 attorneys judges law professors law students paralegals and their families who desire to do justice with the love of god the society’s diverse membership contributes to its unique mission to nurture and equip a national network of skilled lawyers law students and interested lay people committed to loving and serving jesus christ and advocating reconciliation justice and religious freedom council of graduate students cogs the cogs is the student government organization for the university and the law school has representatives on cogs in cooperation with other student organizations within regent university the purpose of cogs is to foster and encourage a quality academic and professional environment to facilitate the interchange of ideas and programs between respective schools and colleges to promote the university’s commitment to biblical principles and spiritual development in everything to bring glory to god and his son jesus christ through the holy spirit and to advocate and represent the collective ideas interests and concerns of the student body to the administration and vice versa federalist society for law and public policy studies the federalist society is a group of conservatives and libertarians interested in the current state of the legal order it is founded on the principles that the state exists to preserve freedom the separation of governmental powers is central to the constitution and it is emphatically the province and duty of the judiciary to say what the law is not what it should be the federalist society seeks both to promote an awareness of these principles and to further their application through its activities hispanic law students association hlsa the hispanic law students association at regent university school of law exists to encourage and support hispanic and non-hispanic students as they pursue their calling to serve and remain responsive to the social political and academic promotion of the hispanic community hlsa seeks to promote the recruitment academic achievement and retention of hispanic law students at regent university school of law thereby allowing the regent community to flourish with greater diversity while fully-equipping christian law students of every ethnicity to become leaders who will influence their communities for the glory of jesus christ honor council the honor council has authority to consider allegations of student misconduct pursuant to the process established in the regent university school of law honor code the council consists of students elected by their fellow students and council members elect a presiding officer and associate presiding officer to lead the council intellectual property and entertainment legal society ipels the mission of ipels is to provide a forum for regent students and legal professionals to meet and discuss the subjects of entertainment sports and intellectual property law the ipels seeks to supplement the legal education of regent’s students by creating opportunities for dialogue with industry leaders and experts symposia lectures panel discussions and moot court competitions provide unique avenues for such interaction above all the ipels seeks to operate as a witness about the good news of jesus christ to the entertainment and sports law communities at large while encouraging law students to be “salt and light” in the profession international law society ils the principal goal of the ils is to bring student attention to the university’s mission of christian leadership to change the world the ils works to increase student faculty and staff understanding of the many and varied aspects of international law and global affairs it is dedicated to promoting student involvement in international law through school of law page 238