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 […]

7 months ago

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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.

7 months ago

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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 […]

9 months ago

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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. 

9 months ago

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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 […]

10 months ago

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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 […]

12 months ago

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