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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 [...]

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 [...]