ONWARD CHRISTIAN LAWYERS

WITH FIRM BELIEFS AND A SAVVY LEARNED FROM THEIR SECULAR COUNTERPARTS, A NEW BREED OF ATTORNEYS IS BRINGING THE WORD OF GOD INTO THE COURTROOM

The scene resembles that in many a law-school classroom: two dozen earnest third-year students in jeans and flannel shirts sit at desks, their notebooks open in front of them. Behind the podium where assistant professor Lynne Marie Kohm stands, a sign on the blackboard advertises a bar-exam cram course. But the discussion of the topic at hand, divorce, is not limited to the standard legalisms of family law-custody, property, visitation. Instead, the students here at the Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, return, again and again, to the spiritual consequences for parents and children. "We can act as...

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