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November 7, 2018

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10:43 AM

November 7, 2018

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9:42 AM

Apply Now BYU Law School announced today that it will begin accepting GRE scores for applicants to its class entering in the fall of 2018. BYU Law Dean Gordon Smith explained that many potential law students have completed or are considering graduate programs that already require or recommend the GRE test. “By accepting the GRE…

October 3, 2018

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2:47 PM

BYU Law, a leading national law school focused on innovation, is excited to announce that it is joining the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC). The GLBC is, with the addition of BYU Law, comprised of 100 large companies, law firms, software companies and universities working together in the development of standards to govern the use…

September 12, 2018

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5:00 PM

“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

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1:14 PM

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.

August 9, 2018

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11:07 AM

BYU Law celebrated the Constitution’s 230th birthday by hosting law students, undergraduates, and visiting attorneys at its Annual Supreme Court Review. This year’s event included a keynote address by constitutional scholar Justin Collings, a panel addressing the future of the Supreme Court, and a review of the Court’s last term.   Justin Collings—a BYU Law…

August 9, 2018

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11:07 AM

Utah Supreme Court Justices Durham and Himonas visited BYU Law School’s American Constitution Society Student Chapter to speak on diversity in the law. Justice Himonas began the evening by identifying the connection between diversity and bias. He explained that the more diverse any decision-making group can be, especially within the law, the less likely bias will…

August 9, 2018

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11:07 AM

PROVO, Utah, Oct. 18, 2017 – BYU Law, a leading national law school focused on innovation in Corpus Linguistics, Entrepreneurship, Social Justice and Religious Freedom, announces the appointment of James A. Heilpern and Sara White as Corpus Linguistics Research Fellows. These two new fulltime fellowship positions, made possible by a grant, were created as part…

August 9, 2018

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11:05 AM

BYU Law students and faculty have been contributing to hurricane relief efforts. In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, students from the SBA and Public Interest Law Foundation (“PILF”) and professors from the Law and Social Change Initiative went to Wendy Archibald, the Dean of Students and Internal Affairs, looking for a way to help. #BYULawServes…

August 9, 2018

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10:28 AM

BYU Law students and faculty were privileged to hear Renee Knake, Professor of Law and the Doherty Chair in Legal Ethics at the University of Houston Law Center, present at the Future of Law series. Professor Knake served as the Reporter for the American Bar Association (ABA) Presidential Commission on the Future of Legal Services from…