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From Harper Lee’s Book to Idaho’s Highest Court, A BYU Law Alum’s Ascent

By Ezra Vaoifi For most people, 10th grade is anything but life-changing. But for a young Gregory Moeller, this is where it all began. His unique journey to becoming the 58th Idaho Supreme Court Justice [...]

Judge Amy Coney Barrett to Speak | Founders Day Dinner

We’re pleased to announce that the Honorable Amy Coney Barrett will be our featured speaker at this year’s annual BYU Law School Founders Day Dinner. Her remarks will be entitled, “The Constitution as Our Story.” Judge Barrett serves [...]

Alumni Ice Cream Social | Utah State Bar Summer Convention

Join us for a BYU Law alumni ice cream social from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm on July 19 at the Umbrella Bar at Grand Summit Lodge in Park City, Utah. The social is in [...]

BYU Law Students Sharpen Litigation Skills in Immersive Trial Academy

The Trial Academy, an application-based program, brought 24 first-year law students together for immersive training in the skills necessary to become successful future courtroom litigators. Through practice and performance, students exercised skills such as presenting [...]

BYU Law Students Participate in Deals Academy in NYC

BYU Law understands the importance of creating hands-on learning opportunities for students early in their academic careers. For this purpose, BYU Law partnered with Kirkland & Ellis in New York City, to create an immersive, [...]

Daily Universe Highlights the BYU Law Experience

The Daily Universe highlights the BYU Law experience and available opportunities: “Some of the specialty law school rankings are clinical training, environmental law, intellectual property law, international law, legal writing, tax law and trial advocacy. [...]

BYU Law Tennessee Tailgate!

Join BYU Law for an epic pre-game tailgate party in Knoxville, Tennessee on September 7th! Tickets are only $69.99 and include: Fan section game ticket. Catered Southern meal. All-access pass to CougarTown tailgate. Enjoy live [...]

SLTrib: BYU Law Pairs Up With Match Group for New Mentoring Program

The Salt Lake Tribune covers BYU Law’s new mentoring program and its innovative approach to use Match Group’s algorithm to pair alumni and students who share common interests and personality profiles. The intent is to [...]

Brett Scharffs Speaks at Religious Freedom Symposium

BYU Law Professor Brett G. Scharffs, Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, spoke at the Hatch Center’s first religious freedom symposium, “Protecting Our Religious Liberty.” The symposium was attended by leaders [...]

Future of Law Lecture with Pablo Arredondo

BYU Law hosted Pablo Arredondo, fellow at the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics and co-founder of Casetext, for the Future of Law lecture series. He shared his experience developing Casetext, a searchable legal research database [...]

BYU Law’s Professor Stephanie Barclay to Clerk for Justice Neil Gorsuch​​​​​​​

BYU Law Professor Stephanie Barclay will clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch in the Fall 2021 term. “I am excited and humbled that Justice Gorsuch would give me this opportunity, and I am indebted to many [...]

From BYU Law to Deputy Attorney General and Beyond, One Islander’s Inspiring Journey

“If you endanger the children of American Samoa, you endanger the welfare of American Samoa”—that was the closing argument Lornalei Meredith Fanene (’12) hoped would resonate with the jury. And it did. The correctional officer [...]