Monday, November 2, 2015

Professor Tessa Dysart Presents at Law Faculty Colloquium

On Tuesday, October 27, Assistant Professor Tessa Dysart presented "The Origination Clause, the Affordable Care Act, and Indirect Constitutional Violations" as part of the Law Faculty Colloquium Series.

Recently published in the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, this article contends that the Supreme Court’s opinion in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, rekindles an old question about the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) under the Origination Clause. The full article is available on SSRN:

Professor Dysart Dysart is the currently the featured scholar on the Scholastica blog! See the post at:

The next Colloquium is scheduled for November 17th on the Law library Balcony. Professor Brad Jacob will be discussing the “The Constitution and Same-Sex Marriage.” 

More information about the Colloquium Series is available at 

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Law Library Fall Break Hours

The Law Library will be operating on an abbreviated schedule over the Fall Break. Hours are as follows:

Saturday, October 17: 10 am -7 pm
Sunday, October 18:  2 pm - 6 pm
Monday-Friday, October 19-23: 7:30 am - 10 pm
Saturday, October 24:  10 am - 7 pm
Sunday, October 25: 2 pm - 6 pm

Reference assistance will be available by appointment.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Dean Kohm to Present at Law Faculty Colloquium Series

At this month’s Law Faculty Colloquia, Associate Dean Lynne Marie Kohm will present her latest article:  The Unspoken Consequences of Obergefell:  Calling Convictional Christian Scholars. Law students are invited to join Dean Kohm and the law faculty in a discussion of this timely and compelling topic.

The Law Faculty Colloquium Series is co-sponsored by Regent University Law Review and Regent University Law Library. More information about the Colloquium Series is available at  

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Carrel Signups Underway!

Looking for a spot to call your own in the Law Library?  Reserve a carrel!

4L/3Ls--TODAY, September 8
2Ls--TOMORROW, September 9
1Ls/M.A. in Law--September 10

  • Renew your carrel by submitting the renewal form (left on your carrel) and paying the fee.
  • Reserve a carrel by completing a reservation form at the Access Services desk and paying the fee.
  • One semester=$10.00
  • One year=$20.00
*Cash or check

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

New Database: Religion & the Law

The Law Library is particularly excited to announce the addition of a new HeinOnline library: Religion & the Law.  A small portion of the material included was contributed from our Collection!

The database consists of more than 1,500 titles and 750,000 pages and includes books, periodicals, and bibliographies. The collection also includes Christian Legal Society publications, an assortment of Canon Law, and rare historical Bibles.

Let us know what you think of this valuable new tools for researching the development, history, organization, and fundamental principles of various world religions.