Cheryl Bailey Preston, recipient of the Edwin M. Thomas Professor of Law, is a nationally recognized expert in internet contracts, especially the contract infancy doctrine, professionalism and civility creeds, legal protections for minors, and internet regulation.
Professor Preston has also published on the relationship of law and popular culture images, law and religion, and feminist legal theory. She produced an educational DVD, entitled Fashioning Women in Law. Her DVD won the prestigious Chris Award at the 2003 Columbus International Film Festival.
Professor Preston joined the BYU faculty in 1989, following ten years in private practice. She served as a law clerk to the Honorable Monroe G. McKay, United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (1979-80).