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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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Liberty Law Offers Tax Assistance Program for 2019 Tax Year

Liberty University School of Law will host Volunteer Income Tax Assistance services free for qualifying individuals from Feb. 18-March 6 (closed on Sundays). To qualify for the free service, the income of the taxpayer (or the income of both spouses if filing jointly) may not exceed $56,000. No appointment is necessary; the service is offered […]

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School of Law Alumna Rachel Thompson named one of Virginia Business magazine’s Legal Elite

Liberty Law alumna Rachel Thompson (‘12), along with law partner Christine Poarch, were named as some of Virginia Business magazine’s Legal Elite for Immigration Law.   Both attorneys work at Poarch-Thompson Law, based in Salem, Virginia.  Founded by Poarch as Poarch Law in 2003, the firm focuses on immigration and adoption law.  Thompson joined the […]

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Law school professor participates in Virginia State Bar Diversity Conference panel

Liberty Law professor, Joseph J. Martins, joined a diverse group of attorneys on a panel for the Virginia State Bar (VSB) Diversity Conference on September 20, 2019. In a program entitled “How Many Sexes Can Stand Under Title VII’s Umbrella?,” the panelists discussed three upcoming United States Supreme Court cases in which the Court will […]

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Law professor serves on symposium panel regarding hate speech

This past October, School of Law professor Joseph J. Martins had the opportunity to serve on a panel regarding campus censorship as part of the Regent University Law Review Symposium. In a program entitled “Don’t Censor Me: Campus Free Speech and Hate Speech,” the panel discussed aspects of freedom of speech on colleges campuses, including […]

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Liberty Law graduate marks historic win at Washington Supreme Court

Winning a unanimous decision from a state supreme court is an accomplishment that many attorneys never attain, but for Liberty University School of Law graduate Sydney Phillips (’18), this milestone occurred in her first year of practice. . . Read full Liberty University News service article here.

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Law students at Liberty University gather for symposium addressing child abuse in the church

The Liberty University Law Review recently hosted its 12th annual symposium in the School of Law Supreme Courtroom to discuss the topic of child abuse in the Christian Church. Each year, the “Liberty University Law Review” board of editors chooses a topic and hosts a symposium for students and visitors to hear from professionals on […]

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Liberty brings home big win at ABA Regional Negotiations Competition

A Liberty Law negotiation competition team was crowned Regional Co-Champion at the ABA Law Student Division Negotiation Competition held in Washington, D.C. on the weekend of November 8-9, 2019. Third-year students, Sara Green and Nicholas Andrews, earned a ranking of second-place during the preliminary rounds out of 25 teams from a six-state area and advanced […]

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Liberty University Law Review Hosts 12th Annual Symposium

The Liberty University Law Review hosted its 12th annual Law Review Symposium on November 1, 2019, in the law school’s Supreme Courtroom. This year’s symposium was the most heavily attended in the Law Review’s history, boasting 141 attendees. The event focused on the issue of child abuse and the church and featured speakers from across […]

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Symposium takes students to nation’s capital for an inside look at the lives of public servants

Liberty University students recently had the unique opportunity to visit the Library of Congress for the exchanging of ideas with some of the nation’s leading public servants and media professionals during the Helms School of Government’s Washington Symposium. Read the full article here.

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