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From BYU Law to Deputy Attorney General and Beyond, One Islander’s Inspiring Journey

“If you endanger the children of American Samoa, you endanger the welfare of American Samoa”—that was the closing argument Lornalei Meredith Fanene (’12) hoped would resonate with the jury. And it did. The correctional officer [...]

Akhil Amar Distinguished Guest at Annual Hafen Lecture

This year’s Annual Bruce C. Hafen Lecture featured Sterling Professor of Law from Yale Law School, Akhil Reed Amar. He is an expert on the American Constitution, has been cited by the Supreme Court in [...]

Diversity Week Lecture With Russell McClain on Implicit Bias

Russell McClain, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, spoke on implicit bias during BYU Law’s Diversity Week. His remarks expanded upon his research and [...]

BYU Law Hosts LawStories on the Mainstage

BYU Law announced the selected participants of BYU LawStories on the Mainstage, a national storytelling initiative open to all law school students. This inaugural initiative garnered 40 submissions from students at 28 different law schools [...]

BYU Law Students Show Solidarity with Muslim Classmates

In what became a moving expression of friendship and solidarity, BYU Law students arranged to meet their Muslim classmates tonight at the Orem Islamic Center. In the face of New Zealand’s tragedy, the BYU Law [...]

4th Annual Law and Corpus Linguistics Conference, Launches Version 3.0

BYU Law launched version 3.0 of its leading-edge technology platform for corpus linguistics at the 4th Annual Law and Corpus Linguistics Conference. The symposium brought together prominent legal and corpus linguistics scholars, as well as [...]

General Conference Reception

Please join us for a General Conference Reception between the morning and afternoon sessions of General Conference on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Wasatch Room in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in SLC.  [...]

Utah Bar Spring Convention

Drop by our table at the Utah Bar Spring Convention in St. George (March 8-9) for some candy, swag, and to hear about the latest BYU Law alumni developments, like the Council of Inspiring Leaders and [...]

Winter Deals Conference

BYU Law hosts the second annual Winter Deals Conference to address the modern global economy’s most pressing legal issues. Leading legal scholars and practitioners from across the U.S. will converge to explore policies on topics [...]

Reflecting on the Legacy of Black Leadership

In honor of Black History Month, students and faculty gathered for a conversation with John Kwarm (‘13) about the legacy of black leadership in his life, as well as about his experience as a black [...]

H. Dickson Burton: Invite Others to Serve

By Marcie R. Swenson (’11) It’s hard to believe that a simple invitation may be the only barrier stopping an attorney from serving. Attorneys, especially BYU Law alumni, have an instilled desire to serve. However, [...]

Karaoke, Carrels, and Cheese for Public Interest

What do a karaoke night with law professors, a first carrel choice in the library, and an evening of fine cheeses with a law dean from Wisconsin all have in common? They have all been [...]