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November 26, 2018

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11:44 AM

The J. Reuben Clark Law Society held its annual fireside on Friday, January 24, 2015, at the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett, Chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom and President and CEO of the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights & Justice, addressed those in…

November 26, 2018

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11:41 AM

BYU Law’s Trial Advocacy team recently swept the Texas Young Lawyers Association’s National Trial Competition. Garrett Messerly, 3L, and his partner Grace Pusavat, 3L, won the competition and will continue on to nationals in Houston, Texas. In addition, both Pusavat and Messerly, along with Caroline Lamb, 2L, and her partner Joshua Wilkinson, 3L, received the…

November 26, 2018

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11:38 AM

On January 21, 2015, BYU Law hosted a reception to honor members of Living Legends for their contribution to the Annual International Law and Religion Symposium. In addition to expressing appreciation, BYU Law faculty and staff welcomed the opportunity to meet outstanding students with diverse backgrounds and to explore their potential interests in law as…

November 26, 2018

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11:37 AM

Weeks of trial preparation came to a conclusion February 2, 2015, at BYU Law’s Woody Deem 1L Trial Advocacy competition. After surviving rounds of elimination, Anna Caruso and Brooke Ellis, as counsel for the plaintiff, and Samantha Scott and Matt Jaynes, counsel for the defense, faced off in the final round. This year’s case saw…

November 26, 2018

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11:34 AM

On February 20-21, 2015, the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism at the University of San Diego Law School will hold its Sixth Annual Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation Originalism Works-in-Progress Conference. BYU Law Professor David Moore’s paper, “The Broader Founding and International Law,” was one of seven papers selected for presentation at the…

November 26, 2018

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11:33 AM

BYU Law’s Howard W. Hunter Library recently welcomed its newest research and instruction librarian, Felicity Murphy. She will teach legal research to first-year law students as part of the School’s advocacy program and will fulfill a research support role as a library faculty liaison. After earning her undergraduate degree in English at BYU, Murphy worked…

November 26, 2018

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11:30 AM

On Tuesday, February 23, 2015, BYU Law graduate Keith Hamilton ’86, will speak to students at an event commemorating Black History Month. He will share his advice with law students at noon in 205 JRCB. Hamilton has worked in the public and private sectors. He is an adjunct professor at BYU Law School and is a…

November 26, 2018

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11:29 AM

BYU Law School invites you to discover the pathway to a legal career at our annual Discover Law Diversity Symposium. Attend a mock class, hear a keynote address by Professor Carl Hernandez about the impact of his legal education on his family and community, and ask a panel of alumni, students, and a professor your…

November 26, 2018

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11:28 AM

The Public Interest Law Foundation is hosting its annual auction February 25 and 26. Items are available for bid at the silent auction both days from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fishbowl area. The live auction will take place Thursday, February 26 at 11 a.m. in 303 JRCB. Pizza will be provided at the…