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February 23, 2016

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The BYU Black Law Student Association (BLSA) is hosting an event on February 25, 2016, titled, "Do Black Lives Really Matter?" They will be discussing issues of concern to the African American community.  BLSA Vice President Carla Davis-Bey initiated the event to generate dialogue between all races and to foster greater understanding of the Black…

February 18, 2016

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As part of a series of events celebrating Black History Month, Darius Gray came to BYU Law on February 11, 2016 to speak with law students. Darius Gray joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1964, and attended BYU from 1965-1966. He was one of two African Americans at BYU during that…

February 11, 2016

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Utah Assistant Commissioner of Higher Education and BYU Law alum Geoffrey Landward addressed students on February 5, 2016, about building a career. Landward described his career pathway that led to his current position and encouraged students to take advantage of opportunities to carve and define their own path. Landward emphasized the importance of gaining practical…

February 10, 2016

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BYU Law Professor Curtis Anderson presented the World of Law lecture on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. He shared his experiences as in-house counsel and in private practice as part of a lecture series for undergraduate students considering law school.   Professor Anderson originally majored in computer science but was grateful when his path lead him to the field of law. He described his…

February 9, 2016

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BYU Law graduate Cherise Bacalski, who completed a Public Interest Fellowship, describes her experience as a blessing. “During my 3L year I birthed a cute little human, and completed around 250 hours of pro bono service. After I took the Utah bar, I put my feet up and realized . . . I didn’t have…

February 3, 2016

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BYU Law’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society will host a lecture by Professor Andy Spalding from Richmond Law School on Thursday, February 4, 2016, at noon in room 205. Professor Spalding's lecture, "FIFA, the Olympics, and the Global Anti-Corruption Movement," will explore the FIFA (Federation International of Football Association) recent soccer scandal, the broader issue…

February 3, 2016

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BYU Law is hosting the 2016 Bruce C. Hafen Annual lecture on Friday, February 5, at noon, with speaker Professor Richard Epstein from the New York University School of Law. Professor Epstein is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of Law, director of the Classical Liberal Institute at NYU, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institute,…

January 27, 2016

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BYU Law's American Constitutional Society (ACS) hosted a Juvenile and Criminal Justice event on January 27, 2016. Students had the opportunity to hear from Professor David Dominguez, who is known for his service helping teens at juvenile detention centers and inspiring students to improve their communities.    “I want to give you some practical steps,…

January 22, 2016

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The American Constitutional Society (ACS) is hosting a Juvenile and Criminal Justice event on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at noon. There will be a short documentary screening about a South Dakota Training School and the treatment of a juvenile who violated the law. This situation eventually led to new legislation on juvenile criminal justice. Following…

January 14, 2016

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BYU Law student Tyler Smith recently served as the graduate student member on the University’s Grievance Review Committee. This position required a great deal of time and effort to prepare, conduct, and deliberate at each meeting. “This is one of the most difficult and important services that faculty and graduate students can render, and requires…