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October 19, 2015

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Students entered the annual BYU Law Negotiations Competition to put their arbitrating skills to the test and gain experience. Each team consisted of two law students who tag-teamed the various scenarios according to assigned prompts. The teams then faced each other to see who would advance. The final round saw four teams going against each…

October 14, 2015

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The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit will hold oral arguments in 303 JRCB on Wednesday, October 21. The session provides an excellent opportunity for BYU Law students to observe live federal appellate arguments. When the Tenth Circuit holds its oral arguments at a law school, its protocol is identical to oral…

October 2, 2015

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Each year, BYU Law School hosts a Supreme Court Review at which former Supreme Court clerks and other leading commentators discuss some of the most important decisions of the Court’s most recent term. This year’s event featured a keynote address by Seventh Circuit Senior Judge Kenneth F. Ripple as well as a panel on the…

October 1, 2015

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September 9, 2015

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We are pleased to announce a new Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) Subject Matter eJournal – Fiduciary Law eJournal. FIDUCIARY LAW eJOURNAL View Papers: http://ssrn.com/link/Fiduciary-Law.html Subscribe: http://hq.ssrn.com/jourInvite.cfm?link=Fiduciary-Law Editor: Gordon Smith, Glen L. Farr Professor of Law, Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School Description: The Fiduciary Law eJournal includes working and accepted paper abstracts relating to fiduciary law in…

August 29, 2015

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© Brad Slade BYU Law’s Founders Day Dinner began with the presentation of two prestigious awards to honor the accomplishments and influence of Monte N. Stewart and Professor David H. Moore. Stewart was the recipient of the 2015 Alumni Achievement Award. Although he graduated 39 years ago, he reports being more or less in close…

June 11, 2015

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BYU Law Professor Eric Jensen is part of the international team drafting the latest version of the “Tallinn Manual,” a guidebook as to how the law of war applies to cyberspace. He is quoted in a Voice of America article titled, “China, Espionage and the Law of Cyberwar.” “My belief is that it’s very unlikely that we’ll…

May 21, 2015

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Fourteen BYU Law students are participating in this year’s International Center for Law and Religion Studies Student Research Fellows Program. The program provides an opportunity for law students to combine an international externship with significant research and writing in the area of religious freedom. Students spend five weeks at one of the international offices of…

May 18, 2015

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The third annual Fiduciary Law Workshop will be held at BYU Law on May 22-23, 2015. Professor Gordon Smith will host the proceedings. An organizing committee of prominent professors in the field has put together the two-day workshop to gather faculty from law schools across the country to discuss scholarly works in progress. Fiduciary law…

May 12, 2015

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BYU Law professors RonNell Andersen Jones, Kif Augustine-Adams, Gordon Smith, and Carolina Nunez presented papers and participated in roundtable discussions during the Law and Society Association’s (LSA) annual meeting in Seattle, Washington on May 28-31, 2015.  The LSA is the world's largest organization for the interdisciplinary, multi-methodological study of law. The focus of this year’s…