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March 15, 2016

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  The American Constitutional Society hosted an event titled, "Immigration Law," by Professor Carolina Nunez on March 15, 2016. Professor Nunez spoke about issues facing immigration law and the U.S. Supreme Court's review of United States v. Texas.    "The Supreme Court wants any undocumented children to have the right to education just as any other…

March 14, 2016

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BYU Law Professor Justin Collings will present this month’s World of Law lecture on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at noon in 205 JRCB. Professor Collings’ lecture is entitled, “In the World, Not of the World: The U.S. Supreme Court and Global Constitutionalism.” Professor Collings is a scholar of constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, and legal…

March 14, 2016

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BYU Law’s Jail Outreach Club is dedicated to connecting law students with youth in the juvenile justice system. Court Watch, a program built by Professor David Dominguez, started with only four members, but in less than a year, has grown to over forty students who attend weekly detention hearings to ensure the residents of the…

March 10, 2016

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BYU Law Review will host the 2016 Law Review Symposium, “A Scholarly Conversation at the Cutting Edge of International Tax Reform,” on Friday, March 11, 2016. Seven leading scholars from across the nation will visit BYU Law to present and discuss research on U.S. international tax reform. This subject matter occupies congressional committees and was…

March 9, 2016

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The Jail Outreach event will be hosted March 10, 2016, from 11 a.m. to noon. Participants will report on the Court Watch program, discuss upcoming plans to collaborate with members of the BYU Law's mediation clinic, and announce new officers for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Jail Outreach is a club dedicated to connecting law students…

March 7, 2016

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BYU Law Professor Carl Hernandez and several law students were instrumental in changing the Third-Year Practice Rule with the Utah Supreme Court. The change extends greater latitude to law students to practice law after their first year of law school. Professor Hernandez and the law students proposed the changes and provided significant research. The Court…

March 4, 2016

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BYU Law announces the 2016 Clark Scholars who will be awarded a full-tuition scholarship and a $5,000 yearly stipend for the three years they attend law school: Amy Andrus Maura Bochte Nicholas Hafen Brok Humbert Laura Hunt Neal Monson Wright Noel Daniel Quarnberg Thomas Stockard Aubri Thomas In addition to financial support, the students will…

March 2, 2016

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BYU Law Professor Maybell Romero spoke about pop culture and the criminal justice system at an American Constitutional Society event on March 2, 2016. Professor Romero discussed the questions, "What effect has pop culture had on the development of the criminal law system, and how do practitioners manage public perception of that system?"  According to…

February 26, 2016

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BYU Law is pleased to welcome Professor Addie Rolnick from UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law. Professor Rolnick will present her current research that explores the relationship between race, self-defense law, and neighborhood segregation at a Work in Progress. Her paper is titled, “White Space.” Addie Rolnick joined UNLV from UCLA School of Law,…

February 25, 2016

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BYU Law’s Black Law Student Association hosted a “Black Lives Matter” panel discussion on February 25, 2016, as the final event in a series for Black History Month. The panel brought together a variety of individuals to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and issues facing the African American community. Panel members consisted of: Jeanetta…