Liberty Law graduate will use faith and her difficult past to protect younger generation of clients in crisis

Growing up in a household marred by divorce, poverty, and abuse, recent Liberty University School of Law graduate Autumn Johnson told herself from an early age: “This cycle ends with me.” Following a collective six-year journey through Liberty University’s undergraduate and graduate programs, Johnson graduated this month with both a Juris Doctorate and Master of Arts in History, and now […]

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School of Law places in top 10 in ABA Competitions Championship for third consecutive year

Liberty University School of Law landed in the top 10 in the 2019-20 American Bar Association (ABA) Competitions Championship, an annual listing of the law schools with the highest point totals during the competition season. Read the full Liberty University News Service article.

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Liberty Law participates in their first National Patent Drafting Competition

This semester, Liberty University School of Law competed in its first-ever National Patent Drafting Competition hosted by the United States Patent Trademark Office. Professor Andrew Connors coached two Liberty Law Intellectual Property teams comprised of Jacob East, Stefan Di Nunzio, Hannah Coad, and Luca Di Nunzio. According to Connors, each team drafted a full patent […]

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Martin Wishnatsky Remembered

Story by Abby and Jeff Tuomala It is with a great sense of loss that the law school received news that Martin Wishnatsky completed his pilgrimage on earth, but fortunately we mourn not as those who are without hope. Martin’s life and testimony bear witness to God’s amazing grace that transforms hearts and minds. Any […]

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Liberty Law holds first-ever virtual moot court tournament with students, judges, and alumni from across the U.S.

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, as all classes and lectures have moved online, Liberty University School of Law made unprecedented accommodations in order to host its first-ever virtual moot court competition. Read the full Liberty University News Service article.

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Liberty Law professor uses online classes to connect students with local physician on front lines of COVID-19 crisis

With the COVID-19 crisis requiring residential classes to move online, Liberty University School of Law professor Tory L. Lucas has utilized digital methods to host a number of virtual guests, and in his words, “showcase how Liberty Law is continuing to provide an exciting program of legal education even while being socially isolated.” Read the […]

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Liberty Law Welcomes longtime judge as first Jurist in Residence

Following a 42-year law career in Virginia, former Lynchburg City Circuit Court Judge R. Edwin Burnette Jr. joined the Liberty University School of Law in February as the first Jurist in Residence in the program’s history. Read the full Liberty University News Service article.

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Every Square Inch Conference shows students how to practice Christian civility

How are Christians supposed to act when participating in socially or politically charged discussions around issues like race, abortion, poverty, and gun control? How should they behave in a culture where heated exchanges seem to be the status quo? According to the two presenters at Liberty University’s Every Square Inch Conference on March 5, the […]

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Liberty Law Moot Court team earns berth to nationals in April

For the third consecutive year and the ninth time in program history, Liberty University School of Law is sending a Moot Court team to compete in the National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC) finals in Chicago in April. Read the full Liberty University News Service article. 

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Judge Burnette Announced as Liberty Law’s First Jurist in Residence

Liberty Law is pleased to announce that the Honorable R. Edwin Burnette, Jr. will be joining the law school as the first Jurist in Residence! Judge Burnette, who recently retired from his position as Lynchburg Circuit Court Judge, has had a distinguished and influential career in the Lynchburg area as a lawyer, former president of […]

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