Top Stories - April 2009

Liberty law students finish in top 10 percent of nation

April 23, 2009

Liberty University School of Law is proud to announce the success of third-year law student (3L) Charis Mitchell (left) and second-year law student (2L) Ben Walton (right) as they competed in the finals of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy...

Liberty law professor releases new book on rewards for reporting tax fraud

April 22, 2009

Joel Hesch, Assistant Professor of Law at Liberty University School of Law, just released his latest book titled “Reward: Collecting Millions for Reporting Tax Evasion (Your Complete Guide to the IRS Whistleblower Reward Program).” Published...

Federal Appeals Court to Hear Argument on Ten Commandments in Foundations Display

April 22, 2009

Tomorrow a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit will hear oral argument in a case involving a Foundations of American Law and Government display. In ACLU v. Grayson County, Kentucky, the ACLU challenged the Ten Commandments...

Florida Supreme Court to Hear Argument in Florida Bar Case Regarding Homosexual Adoption

April 21, 2009

Tomorrow the Florida Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the case of Liberty Counsel v. The Florida Bar. Earlier this year Liberty Counsel filed a petition at the Florida Supreme Court, arguing that the Bar should remain neutral in the state’s...

Panel helps students explore corporate counsel careers

April 21, 2009

Law students attended a Corporate Counsel Career Panel this month, where five members of Virginia State Bar Corporate Counsel section shared their expertise and insight on working within the confines of a corporation. The guests shared personal and...

Morton Blackwell, conservative leader, visits law school

April 17, 2009

Morton Blackwell spoke Wednesday at a monthly convocation service held by Liberty University School of Law. Blackwell is president of the Leadership Institute, a non-partisan educational foundation he began in 1979. See the complete story from...

Former Ohio Secretary of State Speaks at Law School, Returns to Teach

April 06, 2009

In an announcement made only weeks after his convocation appearance, Liberty University School of Law revealed that the Honorable J. Kenneth Blackwell, former Ohio Secretary of State, will return to co-teach a new course in public policy this summer. The...

Etiquette Dinner Courts Students with Style

April 01, 2009

Law students and their guests were taught grace, poise, and confidence for any business situation as Liberty University School of Law hosted the semi-formal Professional Style and Etiquette Dinner last week. The school’s Center for Career and...