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Tim Kaine among group of lawmakers to meet with LU leaders and students in D.C.

October 04, 2017

For 32 Liberty University students living and working in Washington, D.C., through the Washington Fellowship this semester, a Tuesday afternoon event held at the Library of Congress was a chance for them to hear from leading legislators about...

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First-year law students participate in local service work before classes begin

August 19, 2017

Incoming Liberty University School of Law students spent Saturday afternoon painting the Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center as a way to kick off their academic year by serving the community. Read  Liberty University news story here....

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Congressional leaders meet with Liberty students, alumni in Washington, D.C.

July 20, 2017

Despite a busy day on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, a U.S. senator and several congressional leaders took time to speak to more than 50 Liberty University students, alumni, faculty, and staff during a reception held in the Cannon House Office Building. Read...

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Liberty Law launches Wealth Management and Financial Planning concentration

July 18, 2017

In addition to its 11 current Certificates of Concentration, Liberty Law has now launched a Juris Doctor concentration certificate in Wealth Management and Financial Planning. This certificate requires the successful completion of nine law school courses...

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Liberty Law graduate fights to resurrect Ten Commandments monument in Arkansas

July 07, 2017

After years of debate and controversy, a privately funded monument inscribed with the Ten Commandments was placed on the state Capitol grounds in Arkansas on June 27, 2017. Less than a day later, it was intentionally destroyed. Travis Story, a 2008...

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First televised debate on campus features Virginia’s GOP governor candidates

April 13, 2017

Eyes across Virginia were on Liberty University Thursday night as Liberty’s Center for Law & Government hosted the Commonwealth of Virginia Debate for Governor, the first televised debate that Liberty has hosted and the first for...

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Five students honored with first-ever Provost’s Award for Research Excellence

March 10, 2017

Liberty University honored the inaugural recipients of the Provost’s Award for Research Excellence (PARE) on Wednesday in the Montview Alumni Ballroom during an all-faculty meeting. The primary goal of the new awards program is to promote, support,...

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Editorial highlights Liberty's role in preserving freedom

February 28, 2017

An editorial by former U.S. Congressman Robert Hurt, executive director of Liberty University's new Center for Law & Government, was published in Sunday's Richmond Times-Dispatch. The editorial (posted below) focused on the fundamentals...

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