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November 15, 2018

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Test driving some of the newest electric vehicles that aren’t available in the United States is part of BYU Law student Jonathan Bludorn’s summer externship. Bludorn is spending his summer in Germany working with Volkswagen in-house counsel. Externing for Volkswagen has allowed Bludorn to see a sophisticated legal team in action. Because he is located…

November 15, 2018

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After finishing as semifinalists at the National Trial Competition, BYU Law School received an invitation to compete at the Top Gun National Mock Trial Competition. The best advocates from some of the top 16 trial advocacy schools go head-to-head for the honor of Top Gun in this elite, invitation-only mock trial tournament. BYU Law student…

November 15, 2018

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9:21 AM

BYU Law students are fortunate to learn from engaged faculty members who have a broad range of expertise. Many utilize their summer to embark on new projects in new places while others pick up where they left off last year. This summer, BYU Law School faculty represented the school in several countries across the globe.…

November 15, 2018

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Each year, BYU Law students are on the road the first week of August as part of BYU’s Traveling Interview Program. Students spend two days in each of the selected cities interviewing and networking. This year’s program was held in Dallas, Houston, New York, and Washington, D.C. In addition to participating in job interviews, students…

November 15, 2018

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8:59 AM

One of Rebekah-Anne Gebler’s career goals is to work with communities on land use or zoning issues. This summer she was able to work with the town manager’s office in Hopkinton, Massachusetts. Gebler helped refine the town’s license policy manual by updating current policies; she was also able to update the zoning bylaws based on…

November 15, 2018

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The Minority Law Students Association (MLSA) held its first meeting to welcome incoming student members. Andy Gonzalez conducted the meeting as the president of the MLSA, with board members Victoria Chen, Rachel Okura, Joy Kalumbi, and Stacey Tellus in attendance. Travis Hyer, president of the Native American Law Student Association, encouraged those in attendance to…

November 15, 2018

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8:58 AM

Last year the BYU Law School began an annual fellowship for recent graduates interested in work aimed at correcting and preventing the wrongful conviction of innocent people in the justice system. The fellowship was named in honor of Nelson Galbraith, a man who was falsely accused of murdering his wife after she committed suicide. Facing…

November 15, 2018

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BYU Law School is pleased to have Professors Stephanie Bair, Curtis Anderson, and Maybell Romero join BYU Law faculty. Professor Stephanie Plamondon Bair Professor Stephanie Plamondon Bair joins BYU Law full-time faculty. She comes from Stanford University where she was a fellow with Stanford’s Program in Neuroscience and Society. Prior to this, she spent time as a patent litigation attorney…

November 15, 2018

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November 15, 2018

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8:27 AM

The Association of American Law Schools Section on Business Associations announces it will honor BYU Law Professor Gordon Smith for exemplary mentorship. Twelve other professors will also be honored including: Lynne L. Dallas (San Diego); Claire Moore Dickerson (Tulane); Christopher Drahozal (Kansas); Egon Guttman (American); William A. “Bill” Klein (UCLA); Donald C. Langevoort (Georgetown); Juliet…