Spring 2016 – Summer 2016 Graduate Course Catalog by Regent University

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the adr board is comprised of both second and third-year law students the board sends teams to compete in a number of regional and national competitions in both the fall and spring semesters including the aba negotiation competition aba mediation competition and aba client counseling competition the adr board also hosts an intramural negotiation competition each spring as well as the regional aba negotiation competition and the regional aba mediation competition on a rotating schedule typically every two or three years moot court board the moot court board is dedicated to equipping students with the skills to be effective advocates students are encouraged to build their advocacy on sound legal reasoning and their commitment to god the moot court board has 12 board members and up to 14 associate members each year the board works with the appellate advocacy program to host the regent cup and with the legal research analysis and writing department to host the 1l competition the board also hosts undergraduate teams in the american collegiate moot court association competition and invites students from other law schools to compete in the leroy r hassell sr national constitutional law moot court competition in addition to hosting these four competitions the board annually sends teams to up to eight regional and national interscholastic tournaments to compete against the best written and oral advocates in the country regent’s moot court advocates consistently place in the top levels of each competition trial advocacy board the trial advocacy board s foundational mission is to assist in training law students in the art of trial advocacy and procedural litigation skills while integrating christian ideals into the courtroom with the ultimate goal of molding students into effective christian advocates the trial advocacy board will achieve this mission by providing the opportunity to attend and compete in national trial advocacy competitions hosting periodic seminars and sponsoring an annual intramural trial advocacy competition regent university law review the regent university law review is fulfilling its vision to “provide a forum for a christian perspective on law and the legal profession especially through the application of biblical principles to law.” it publishes two issues per year student editors and staff members chosen on the basis of academic achievement and writing ability edit the law review under the guidance of the law faculty student organizations american bar association aba law student division the law student division chapter has three objectives all emphasizing service first the chapter serves students with educational needs second the chapter suggests ways students once they graduate and become attorneys can serve their clients third the chapter provides students with service opportunities in the community the first two objectives are met through the aba journal and the student lawyer publications members receive each month the third objective is met through activities and events planned by the chapter’s executive committee further all of these objectives can be met through membership in aba sections american inns of court the james kent chapter of american inns of court is part of an 800-year-old english tradition brought to this country by supreme court chief justice warren burger to encourage passing down high standards of ethics and excellence within the legal profession through regent’s local chapter selected third-year students are united with judges and respected senior lawyers in a formal mentorship program that encourages high standards of ethics and civility participating students receive firsthand insight into legal issues black law students association blsa 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 school of law page 240