[JURIST] Former US attorney general John Ashcroft [Wikipedia profile] has accepted a part-time position as Distinguished Professor of Law and Government at Regent University [official website], the Virginia Beach Christian graduate school headed by evangelist Pat Robertson [Regent University President & Chancellor profile; evangelical profile]. Ashcroft's first course in April will be a week long and will cover "leadership in times of crisis." He is scheduled to teach a two-week version of the same course in the summer, fall, and the spring semester of next year as well as lecture on national security law. Regent University was started by Robertson in 1978 as a "center for Christian thought and action" and has graduated about 3000 students since that time. Read the Regent University press release announcing Ashcroft's appointment. The Virginian Pilot has more.