Top Stories - April 2008

Col. John Eidsmoe to speak Friday

April 16, 2008

The Federalist Society at Liberty University School of Law welcomes speaker Col. John Eidsmoe, retired Air Force Lt. Colonel and Alabama State Defense Force Colonel, Headquarters Judge Advocate, Deputy Chaplain and Training Officer. When: Friday,...


Dean Staver Set to Argue Same-Sex Civil Unions at Virginia Supreme Court

April 16, 2008

On Thursday, April 17, Liberty Counsel is scheduled to present an oral argument in defense of Lisa Miller and her six-year-old daughter at the Virginia Supreme Court. The case is Miller v. Jenkins and concerns the sovereignty of the Commonwealth of Virginia...


Liberty Competes in ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition Eastern Regional

April 07, 2008

Students Brandon Osterbind, Carrie Mitchell, Derek Bush, Nate Johnson, and David Hoffer formed two teams and competed in the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition Eastern Regional. Both teams advanced to the regional final rounds. Mr. Osterbind...


First-Year Students Face Prominent Panel in Annual Competition

April 04, 2008

First-year law student Ben Walton (middle left) was named champion of this year’s Liberty University School of Law 1L Moot Court Tournament. The final round of the fourth-annual tournament was held in the law school’s Supreme Courtroom...


Liberty Negotiates to Third Against Teams from Across the Country

April 03, 2008

The skill of Liberty's negotiation teams was evident when third-year students Lyle Carver and David Hoffer took third place at the 2008 Robert R. Merhige Jr. National Environmental Law Negotiation Competition in Richmond, VA. Twenty-four teams from across...


Dean Argues Key First Amendment Case Before Florida Supreme Court

April 02, 2008

Mathew D. Staver, Dean of Liberty University School of Law and Founder of Liberty Counsel, presented an oral argument recently before the Florida Supreme Court in Rapp v. Jews for Jesus, a case which will have a broad impact on the ability of churches,...


Students Rank Third in the FBA’s Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition

April 01, 2008

Second-year students Alane Moore (mid-left) and Laurel Kanode (left) took third place over New York Law School in the Federal Bar Association’s Thurgood Marshall Memorial Moot Court Competition held last weekend in Washington, D.C. Ms....