Lynchburg, VA – Liberty University School of Law welcomed the TeenPact Judicial Program for the third consecutive year. TeenPact Judicial is an intense, weeklong program, which instructs highly motivated and intelligent teenage students interested in the study of law.
Liberty Counsel attorneys partner with Liberty University School of Law professors and teach the program through a variety of interactive activities and courses, which include Criminal Law, Foundations of Law, Property, Contracts, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Torts, and Oral Advocacy. This year students had the chance to learn about the intricacies of legal writing. Near the end of the week, students competed in a moot court competition, where they argued a case before a panel of judges in the law school’s Supreme Courtroom, which contains the nation’s only replica of the U.S. Supreme Court nine-member bench. This is the thirteenth year since TeenPact Judicial began training the next generation of Christian leaders.
“We were pleased to welcome TeenPact Judicial back to Liberty University School of Law. Like Liberty, TeenPact trains young leaders to engage the culture and make a difference in the fields of law and government. Liberty created ‘The New Generation – TeenPact Scholarship’ to attract some of the brightest and most promising students from TeenPact,” stated Mathew D. Staver, Founder of Liberty Counsel and Dean of Liberty University School of Law. The scholarship is awarded annually to select students who successfully complete the TeenPact Judicial program, as well as meet the full admission standards.
“My passion is to train a new generation of leaders in the rule of law from a Christian perspective to use law as a fulcrum for good. The students who are trained at TeenPact are energetic, bright, and eager to become world changers.” Staver concluded, “Being around these young leaders is exhilarating. Their enthusiasm and energy are contagious. The best antidote for discouragement is to spend time with these mission-driven teens,” concluded Staver.
This article is excerpted from a Liberty Counsel press release.