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School of Law Observes Child Abuse Awareness Week

April 16, 2015

Hundreds of pinwheels lined the front lawn Friday morning at Liberty University School of Law, in honor of victims of child abuse.   Child Abuse Awareness Week at the School of Law provided an opportunity for child advocates, future attorneys,...


Semifinal Finish at Nationals Caps Strong Moot Court Year

April 14, 2015

“Liberty can compete with any moot court program in the country.” Professor Scott Thompson had nothing but praise for the team he coached to the semifinals of the American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition. As...


Liberty Law Alum Files Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Marriage Case

April 13, 2015

For Nate Hibben, being a lawyer is a calling. Being a competent lawyer is a higher calling.   The 2009 Liberty University School of Law graduate started his own practice in Torrington, Wyo., in 2011, and has been serving a population of about...


Moot Court Wins Securities Tournament in First Appearance

March 30, 2015

The moot court program at Liberty University School of Law continues to see a level of success unprecedented in the school’s brief history.   Liberty took first place this weekend in the Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court...


Liberty Law Graduate Brings Eternal Focus to Estate Planning

March 24, 2015

King Solomon wrote in the book of Proverbs, “The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps.” Mike Smith, a 2007 graduate of Liberty University School of Law, is perhaps more familiar with that idea than many people. In...


Moot Court Program Currently Ranked Eighth in Nation

March 13, 2015

The moot court program at Liberty University School of Law is having unprecedented success this year and currently sits in eighth place in national moot court rankings as compiled by the University of Houston.   After competing in just five tournaments,...


Liberty Law Graduate to Fill Vacant Commonwealth's Attorney Position

March 12, 2015

For Lyle Carver, the opportunity to study at a brand new law school still striving for its first provisional accreditation was an exciting challenge. Now, ten years after he moved to Lynchburg and enrolled in the second graduating class at Liberty...


Mediation Team Wins Regionals, as Competition Teams Continue to Impress

February 24, 2015

Liberty University School of Law competition teams continued their hot streak this year, as the school’s mediation team won the regional ABA Representation in Mediation competition in Gainesville, Fla. over the weekend. Professor Basyle Tchividjian...