June 11, 2020
Each summer, Equal Justice Works, the nation’s largest facilitator of opportunities in public interest law, partners with the Legal Services Corporation, the nation’s largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans, to support dedicated law students who want to serve rural communities as part of the Rural Summer Legal Corps (RSLC). This year, BYU…
February 1, 2019
PROVO, Utah, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BYU Law School invites law school students from across the United States to participate in BYU LawStories on the Mainstage, a storytelling initiative offering the opportunity to meld law, personal experience and the art of storytelling in written and oral forms to further prepare for their legal careers. Participants are asked to submit –…
January 24, 2019
Last week, BYU Law officially introduced the Stephanie S. and John L. Sorensen Student Commons with a naming and ribbon cutting ceremony. Students from the Student Bar Association presented the Sorensens with two glass plaques and expressed gratitude for the Sorensens’ generosity and commitment to the BYU Law community. In his comments, Dean Gordon Smith…
September 12, 2018
“Hack the change you want to see in the world,” advised Aileen Schultz, co-founder of the Global Legal Hackathon, during the inaugural Future of Law presentation for the Fall 2018 semester.
September 12, 2018
Interested in a judicial clerkship? Chief Judge Wood and Professor Nielson examine the merits and drawbacks of the new law clerk hiring plan that pushes hiring back to the end of the 2L year.
November 11, 2017
This semester, BYU Law initiated a Book of the Semester program titled “BYU Lawreads.” “We envision this project as an opportunity for our students and other members of our community to engage with the law on an emotional level. Our primary goal is to motivate deeper reflection on the role of law in human affairs,”…