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April 19, 2024

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Two teams of law students, as part of their education at Brigham Young University Law School, have developed applications targeting issues of access to justice, and today, on the last day of classes, they will showcase what they have built at a special event expected to be attended by members of the local legal and academic…

April 17, 2024

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In late February this year, the 45-day-long legislative session in Utah came to a close. During this session, Utah lawmakers sponsored and passed new bills regarding AI usage. To understand the implications of these new bills for Utah, we spoke to an expert in AI and legal issues, Nick Hafen, Head of Legal Technology Education at…

March 19, 2024

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Elementary school teachers rejoice! In a world of sentence-fragment texts, memes, and emojis, grammar still matters. The conjunction “and” was the crux of the US Supreme Court’s recent decision in Pulsifer v. United States, in which the Court determined that a criminal defendant was ineligible for safety-valve sentencing relief due to his meeting one of…

March 11, 2024

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BYU Law today announced two corresponding events in March hosted by its Global Business Law Program, a global platform for research and policy development. The 2024 BYU Law Winter Deals Conference, an annual event convening leading researchers to discuss the modern global economy’s most pressing legal issues, will be held on March 14-15. The inaugural Winter Bankruptcy…

February 8, 2024

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The NextGen bar exam will more rigorously examine law students’ knowledge of critical lawyering skills, and six law schools are going the extra mile to provide students with real-world practical experiences to better prepare them for the new aspects of the bar as well as their careers. [More].

January 26, 2024

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Bloomberg Law today announced that it has named 12 finalists in its Law School Innovation Program, now in its second year. The program recognizes law schools and their faculty and staff that have implemented and led innovative programs into their curricula that advance new methodologies and approaches to student instruction, legal technology implementation and usage,…

January 4, 2024

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BYU Law is pleased to announce longtime Professor J. Clifton Fleming, Jr., is one of two recipients of The Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on Taxation Lifetime Achievement Award. The inaugural award was presented to Professor Fleming yesterday during the 2024 Annual AALS Meeting in Washington, D.C. [More].

November 30, 2023

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BYU Law students became real-world appellate advocates before the Utah Court of Appeals in a special argument session in BYU Law’s Moot Courtroom on November 15, 2023. The four-judge panel included BYU Law graduates David N. Mortensen, ’93, John D. Luthy, ’00, and Ryan D. Tenney, ’03, as well as Amy J. Oliver. Oral arguments…

November 27, 2023

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Panel organized by BYU Law’s Government & Politics Legal Society and Women in Law More women should seek public office. They’re good at it. This was the consensus of Wednesday’s panel of distinguished public servants, which included Becky Edwards, former Utah state representative, Tracy Nuttall, Project Elect board member, Brooke Gledhill Wood, ’22, of The…

November 20, 2023

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La senadora Hermelinda Alvarenga, vicepresidenta segunda de la Cámara Alta y titular de la Comisión de Cultura, Educación, Ciencias y Tecnología, recibió en la fecha a una delegación integrada por miembros de la universidad Brigham Young University de los Estados Unidos. [More].