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October 21, 2021

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A private school, Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School, has topped our annual Best Value Law Schools ranking. That’s quite the milestone. Private schools are usually at a disadvantage in our analysis because they normally charge higher tuition than public schools, most of which get state funding to keep costs down, particularly…

October 15, 2021

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A handful of lucky Brigham Young University law students are going to be the first to embark on overseas studies that will parallel internships in legal and financial institutions in Europe. On Wednesday, BYU announced two new programs focused on preparing the next generation of leaders in the legal practice. BYU will offer Law Seminar…

October 7, 2021

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David Moore, BYU Law’s Sterling and Eleanor Colton Endowed Chair in Law and an associate director for the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, has been selected to serve as the 2021 John T. Copenhaver Jr. Chair at West Virginia University (WVU). The Copenhaver Chair, a collaboration between the College of Law and the…

September 13, 2021

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December 1789. Thomas Jefferson had been home less than three weeks, and his country was calling again. As United States minister to Paris, Jefferson had relished the sparkle of French wit, the savor of French cuisine and the glories of the gallic countryside. He had also witnessed the opening scenes of the French Revolution. Now…

August 25, 2021

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Brigham Young University law students soon will have a new way to study the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — from within the Middle East itself. BYU Law’s Jerusalem Initiative will launch in late April and early May, the school announced Wednesday, in conjunction with the BYU Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies.