Dennis S. Sears – BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School

Dennis S. Sears

Senior Law Librarian for Foreign and International Law

Dennis S. Sears is a Senior Librarian at the Howard W. Hunter Law Library. He is currently responsible for foreign, comparative, and international law. His previous assignments included Associate Director for Legal Research Instruction and Reference Services, Project Librarian, Reference Librarian, and Circulation Librarian.

Professor Sears earned a joint juris doctorate/master of business administration from the J. Reuben Law School and the Marriot School of Management. He also received a master of library and information science from Brigham Young University. In addition, Professor Sears has earned a master of strategic studies from the United States Army War College and a master of arts in modern European history from Brigham Young University.

Prior to joining the faculty of the Howard W. Hunter Law Library, Professor Sears was a Senior Hearing Officer for the Salt Lake County Tax Administration. He also clerked for the Honorable Boyd L. Park, Fourth Judicial Clerk of Utah.

Professor Sears teaches courses in Federal Tax Research and International Legal Research.

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Courses Taught

  • Federal Tax Research
  • First Year Legal Research
  • International Legal Research
  • Law Library Management

Education

  • M.S.S, United States Army War College, 2003
  • M.L.I.S., Brigham Young University, 1993
  • J.D./M.B.A., Brigham Young University, 1985
  • M.A., Brigham Young University, 1981
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 1975