Jeffrey A. Brauch
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J.D., with honors, University of Chicago Law School.
B.A., with distinction, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Dean Brauch joined the Regent faculty in 1994. From 1999-2000 he served as the school's interim dean and he has served as dean from September 2000 through the present.
Dean Brauch has taught Christian Foundations of Law, International Human Rights, Civil Liberties and National Security, Civil Procedure, Appellate Advocacy, and other courses.
He helped create the law school's Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law, and he has served as director of Regent's Summer Program in International Law and Human Rights in Strasbourg, France.
Prior to teaching, Dean Brauch served as a law clerk for Justice William Callow of the Wisconsin Supreme Court and then worked five years as an associate with the Milwaukee law firm Quarles & Brady, where he specialized in commercial litigation.
He and his wife, Becky, have four children.
International Human Rights, Civil Procedure, Common Law, Appellate Advocacy, Criminal Law
Books and Monographs
A HIGHER LAW, READINGS ON THE INFLUENCE OF CHRISTIAN THOUGHT IN ANGLO-AMERICAN LAW, 2d ed. (William S. Hein & Co., August 2008).
IS HIGHER LAW COMMON LAW? READINGS ON THE INFLUENCE OF CHRISTIANITY IN ANGLO-AMERICAN LAW (William S. Hein & Co., August 1999).
Chapter 10 supplement to THE ATTORNEY'S GUIDE TO THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS (L. Kaster and K. Ripple, eds. 1987 and Supp. 1993).
Journal Articles and Notes
“Abraham Kuyper’s Calvinism and Politics,” 1 Journal of Christian Legal Thought 1 (Spring 2011).
“Shaping the Next Generation of Lawyers: A Call to the Christian Legal Community,” 7 The Christian Lawyer 36 (Winter 2011).
Faith-Based Law Schools and an Apprenticeship in Professional Identity, 42 THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO LAW REVIEW 3 (Spring 2011).
Leroy Hassell the Teacher, 19 EDUCATION & PRACTICE 2 (Spring 2011).
'Own Your Career': Career Planning in a Challenging Market, 27 EDUCATION & PRACTICE 1 (Spring 2009).
The Dangerous Search for an Elusive Consensus: What the Supreme Court Should Learn from the European Court of Human Rights, 52 HOWARD L. REV. 277 (Winter 2009).
The Law School Special Event: Lessons Learned in Our 20th Year, 38 TOLEDO L. REV. 101 (2007).
What Every Lawyer Should Know About International Law, WISCONSIN LAWYER 12 (December 2005).
The Margin of Appreciation and the Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights: Threat to the Rule of Law, 11 COLUMBIA J. OF EURO. LAW 113 (2005.)
The Dean and Family Life, 36 TOLEDO L. REV. 11 (2004).
The Student-Faculty Retreat, 35 TOLEDO L. REV. 23 (2003).
Why a Journal of International Law at Regent University?, 1 REGENT J. INT'L L 1 (2003).
Why I Must Teach, 34 TOLEDO L. REV. 23 (2002).
Faith, Learning and Justice in Alan Dershowitz's, "The Genesis of Justice": Toward a Proper Understanding of the Relationship Between the Bible and Modern Justice (co-authored with Robert Woods), 36 VALPARAISO L. REV. 1 (2001).
It Sounded Great in the Glossy Brochure...So Where Is It? Carrying Out the Mission at a Mission Driven School, 33 TOLEDO L. REV. 1 (2001).
Foreign Summer Programs: More Than A Summer Vacation, 10 EDUCATION & PRACTICE 6 (2001).
ERISA at 25--and its Most Persistent Problem, 48 KANSAS L. REV. 285 (2000).
John Winthrop: Lawyer as Model of Christian Charity, 11 REGENT L. REV. 343 (1999).
The Federal Common Law of ERISA, 21 HARVARD J.L. & PUB POL'Y 541 (1998).
Municipal Activism v Federal Law: Why ERISA preempts San Francisco-Style Domestic Partner Ordinances, 28 SETON HALL L. REV. 925 (1998).
The Danger of Ignoring Plain Meaning: Individual Relief for Breach of Fiduciary Duty Under ERISA, 41 WAYNE L. REV. 1233 (1995).
Health Care Providers Meet ERISA: Are Provider Claims for Misrepresentation of Coverage Pre-empted?, 20 PEPPERDINE L. Rev. 497 (1993).
Future lawyers passionate about global justice will enjoy Dean Brauch's introduction of Regent's new Center for Global Justice. At 2:14, he discusses why anyone interested in simply being a great lawyer - in any kind of practice - should consider Regent Law.