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November 16, 2020

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Utah law firms pledge support of this new program to broaden opportunities for underrepresented populations within the Utah legal community PROVO, Utah, Nov. 12, 2020 – Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School (BYU Law) and the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law (Utah Law) today announced a collaboration with leading Utah…

October 7, 2020

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In partnership with the Utah State Bar and the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, we are pleased to highlight a few of the wonderful pro bono opportunities diploma privilege candidates can participate in as part of their required 360 hours of supervised practice. In this clip, BYU Law’s Professor Susan Griffith provides…

October 6, 2020

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Join us for our Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Law Forum with special guest Craig Smith. Wednesday, October 7, 2020 | 12:00 PM MDT The Honorable Craig H. Smith, Jr. is an Assistant Prosecutor in St. Louis County, Missouri and a Municipal Judge for the City of Ferguson, Missouri. A 2013 graduate of the BYU Law…

September 21, 2020

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Join us for our next virtual Future of Law Forum with special guest Farrah Pepper. Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 12:00 PM MDT Farrah Pepper has a long history of building and leading in-house and law firm teams to solve business challenges, create enterprise value and reduce risk. She is currently the Chief Legal Innovation…

September 18, 2020

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BYU Law alumni, faculty, and current students teamed up to assist nearly 140 local first responders to complete their basic estate planning documents, free of charge, as the Law School sponsored its second Wills for Heroes project–which concluded with the execution of hundreds of wills and other vital estate instruments beginning on September 11. The…

September 8, 2020

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1:50 PM

Join us for a virtual Q&A session with Dean Gordon Smith and special guest Jordan Furlong. Wednesday, September 9, 2020 | 12:00 PM MDT Jordan Furlong of Ottawa, Canada, is a legal market analyst and author who delivers strategic counsel to law firms and legal organizations regarding the massive changes now underway in the legal market. He has given…

August 28, 2020

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  By Rachel Edwards   The Honorable Monroe G. McKay, circuit judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit since 1977 passed away of natural causes on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Judge McKay was the first former full-time faculty member of BYU Law to hold the position of appellate judge and…

August 28, 2020

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2:43 PM

Read Outside Coverage about the BYU Law Corpora: ABA Journal Bloomberg Law Lawsites BYU Law, a leading national law school focused on innovation, today announced the launch of its Law and Corpus Linguistics Technology Platform, including three new and historically significant corpora. This first-of-its-kind platform for the legal community significantly advances the field of law…

August 28, 2020

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2:37 PM

Dean D. Gordon Smith has been selected to serve as an academic fellow with George Washington University’s Center for Law, Economics and Finance (C-LEAF). As an academic fellow, Smith will work with a distinguished group of scholars supporting the Quality Shareholders Initiative to research and report on financial investment. Specifically, the initiative focuses on the…

August 28, 2020

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PROVO, Utah, June 19, 2017 – BYU Law School is pleased to announce the launch of LawX, a legal design lab that will create products and other solutions to address the pressing issues relating to access to legal services. “LawX will tackle some of the most challenging issues facing our legal system today,” said Gordon…