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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 [...]

Akhil Amar Distinguished Guest at Annual Hafen Lecture

This year’s Annual Bruce C. Hafen Lecture featured Sterling Professor of Law from Yale Law School, Akhil Reed Amar. He is an expert on the American Constitution, has been cited by the Supreme Court in [...]

Diversity Week Lecture With Russell McClain on Implicit Bias

Russell McClain, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, spoke on implicit bias during BYU Law’s Diversity Week. His remarks expanded upon his research and [...]

BYU Law Hosts LawStories on the Mainstage

BYU Law announced the selected participants of BYU LawStories on the Mainstage, a national storytelling initiative open to all law school students. This inaugural initiative garnered 40 submissions from students at 28 different law schools [...]

BYU Law Students Show Solidarity with Muslim Classmates

In what became a moving expression of friendship and solidarity, BYU Law students arranged to meet their Muslim classmates tonight at the Orem Islamic Center. In the face of New Zealand’s tragedy, the BYU Law [...]

4th Annual Law and Corpus Linguistics Conference, Launches Version 3.0

BYU Law launched version 3.0 of its leading-edge technology platform for corpus linguistics at the 4th Annual Law and Corpus Linguistics Conference. The symposium brought together prominent legal and corpus linguistics scholars, as well as [...]

General Conference Reception

“The reception was so valuable,” said Tanner Hafen, admitted student at BYU Law School. “My wife and I were able to talk with faculty and JRLS members who helped us see the possibilities at BYU [...]

Utah Bar Spring Convention

Drop by our table at the Utah Bar Spring Convention in St. George (March 8-9) for some candy, swag, and to hear about the latest BYU Law alumni developments, like the Council of Inspiring Leaders and [...]