Top Stories - October 2009

Attorney General Candidate Forum held at School of Law.

October 30, 2009

Liberty University School of Law hosted an Attorney General Candidate Forum this past Tuesday, October 27, featuring Republican candidate for Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli. The event was held in the Supreme Courtroom in the School of Law.  Steve...


Professor Thomas shares her thoughts on the importance of Pro Bono work.

October 30, 2009

Professor Sharon Breckenridge Thomas is licensed in the state of Texas and tries to meet or exceed that state’s recommendation that all practicing attorneys give fifty hours of pro bono service each year.  The majority of Professor Thomas’...


Nathaniel Hibben shares his efforts in Pro Bono work.

October 29, 2009

Nathaniel (“Nate”) Hibben served as the site coordinator for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at Liberty University School of Law during January and February 2009.  The VITA clinic specifically serves low-income and...


Ashli Arbo shares her efforts in Pro Bono work.

October 28, 2009

Inaugural class member, Ashli Sutton Arbo, clerked for an immigration firm in Nashville, Tennessee, in the summer of 2006.  That summer, her entire attention was focused on providing free legal service to a Rwandan woman who had immigrated to the...


Professor Manns shares Pro Bono efforts.

October 28, 2009

Professor Philip Manns designed, implemented, and conducted the Liberty Counsel/Liberty University School of Law Document Drafting Program for Missionaries of the International Mission Board.  Faculty and students of the law school and attorneys...


Professor Thompson shares Pro Bono efforts.

October 26, 2009

While at Hunton & Williams, Professor Scott Thompson twice received the E. Randolph Williams Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service, given annually to attorneys who log a minimum of 100 hours of pro bono work during a given year.  During the...


Ryan Martin shares Pro Bono efforts.

October 26, 2009

Ryan Martin began volunteer work with the Street Law program in 2006, shortly after he entered law school.  Street Law is a volunteer program that assists juvenile offenders in coping with social issues and teaches them various practical laws that...


Crystal Lawrence shares Pro Bono efforts.

October 26, 2009

In June of 2007, while she was a law student at Liberty University School of Law, Crystal Lawrence began volunteering as a disposition team member and a defendant evaluator for the Lynchburg Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Community Court Program. ...


School of Law Welcomes Back Alumni; Hosts Inaugural Alumni Dinner as part of 2009 Homecoming activities

October 23, 2009

Liberty University School of Law welcomed back alumni from the first three graduating classes on Friday, October 16, as part of the 2009 Homecoming activities sponsored by Liberty University.  In addition to the Inaugural Alumni dinner sponsored...


School of Law expands.

October 23, 2009

Liberty University School of Law officially unveiled the newest section of the law school building. “The Commons,” formerly known as Phase III, was presented to law school alumni, faculty, and staff on Friday, October 16, during the Inaugural...


Second Amendment Symposium Held at School of Law

October 22, 2009

On Friday, October 16, students, faculty, and staff from Liberty University School of Law as well as citizens interested in the debate concerning the Second Amendment gathered in the Supreme Courtroom at Liberty University School of Law to take part...


Public Policy Expert Speaks to Law School Students, Faculty and Staff

October 21, 2009

Wendy Wright, President of Concerned Women for America (CWA), the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization, spoke to students, faculty, and staff of Liberty University School of Law on Thursday, October 15.  Ms. Wright, long-time...


Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on World War I Memorial

October 12, 2009

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Case of World War I Memorial in Mojave Desert Washington, DC – On October 7, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving a 75-year-old National World War I Memorial with an 8-foot cross, located...


Honorable Robert M. Evans speaks to law students.

October 01, 2009

The Honorable Robert M. Evans of the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida addressed students at an event hosted by the International Law Society and the Center for Career & Professional Development at Liberty University School of Law on Friday, September...