Professor Jacob has been a law professor at Regent University since January 2001. Prior to coming to Regent, his career began in a big-firm law practice and included years as a religious liberty lawyer, in Christian ministry leadership, and in Christian higher education. 

Most of his teaching and scholarship is in the area of constitutional law.  His published articles include"Griswold and the Defense of Traditional Marriage” in the North Dakota Law Review; “Will the Real Constitutional Originalist Please Stand Up?” in the Creighton Law Review; “Back to Basics: Constitutional Meaning and ‘Tradition,’” in the Texas Tech Law Review; and “Free Exercise in the ‘Lobbying Nineties,’” in the Nebraska Law Review.

  • J.D. 1983, University of Chicago Law School
  • B.A. 1980, summa cum laude, University of Delaware.