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November 15, 2018

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BYU Law student Shaunte Ruiz was awarded the Shawn Bentley Public Service Award at luncheon put on by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society DC/Mid-Atlantic Chapter. The award is in recognition of Ruiz’s dedication to public interest work, including a summer position with the Center for Children’s Law and Policy in Washington, D.C. “The value…

November 15, 2018

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BYU Law is hosting a Law School Survival Skills luncheon for admitted students on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.  Recent graduate, Sam Noel, and third-year law student, Victoria Chen, will share their tips on how to have a successful law school experience. “I was very fortunate to hear tips from law students and practitioners before starting…

November 15, 2018

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With the introduction of the Socratic method, rumors of rigorous classes, and anticipated long study hours, starting law school can be intimidating. However, BYU Law’s entering class can step through the doors with confidence after receiving survival tips from recent graduates and current students. BYU Law is hosting a series of Law School Survival Skills…

November 15, 2018

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BYU Law Professor Fred Gedicks recorded a National Constitution Center podcast debate with Kevin Walsh from the University of Richmond on the Indiana and Arkansas RFRA controversies.

November 15, 2018

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BYU Law Professor Brett Scharffs presented at a Symposium on Marxist Theories of Religion. The symposium was sponsored by the Institute of World Religions, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences on May 30-31, 2015, in Beijing, China. Professor Scharffs’ presentation was titled, “The Relationship of Religion and the State: The Surprising Similarities and Important Differences in…

November 15, 2018

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In June, Professor Scharffs participated in two teaching programs designed to create bridges between Islamic Law and Human Rights. One program was held at a leading secular university in Yogyakarta, Gadja Mada University, and the other was at an Islamic University in Malang, Muhammadiyah University. The programs bring together experts on Human Rights and on…

November 15, 2018

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BYU Law student Ian Collins is in Johannesburg, South Africa for his summer 2015 externship. He is working at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Office of General Counsel for the Africa South East Area. Because the LDS Church has multiple entities in most of the sub-Saharan African nations along with islands found…

November 15, 2018

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View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/Brigham-Young-U-LEG.html Subscribe: http://hq.ssrn.com/jourInvite.cfm?link=Brigham-Young-U-LEG Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School strives to produce influential and enduring legal scholarship. In keeping with that goal, the BYU Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series contains abstracts, works in progress, and published papers written by the law school’s professors, faculty visitors, and other academics participating in the vibrant scholarly…

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…