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February 3, 2015

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11:39 AM

On January 30, 2015, BYU Law hosted the annual Law Review Symposium. Ed Swaine, professor of law at George Washington University, opened the lecture series by reporting on the progress and general makeup of the upcoming Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States. Swaine discussed the current status of the Restatement,…

January 30, 2015

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12:00 AM

On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, BYU Law's International Law Student Association welcomed Joseph B. Brubaker of the law firm, Kirton McConkie, to speak on investment treaty arbitration. Brubaker has years of experience arbitrating cases in countries around the world. His comments focused on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a treaty between the United States…

January 27, 2015

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12:00 AM

On January 15, 2015, BYU Law held its first World of Law lecture of the semester with Professor Daniel McConkie, a scholar of criminal law, criminal procedure, and legal ethics. The series is designed to provide an inside look at the variety of areas of practice for those considering law school. Professor McConkie began his…

January 22, 2015

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2:28 PM

A panel of female law practitioners will discuss problems women face as they enter the professional workforce. Panel members have impressive backgrounds with decades of experience as lawyers. Food will be served. Those attending must RSVP at http://wil-panel.rsvpify.com. When: Tuesday, January 27th, 12 p.m. Where: 206 JRCB RSVP: http://wil-panel.rsvpify.com Panelists will address several questions including:…

January 22, 2015

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12:00 AM

On Thursday, January 15, 2015,  BYU Law’s Black Law Student Association (BLSA) hosted an event to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The student organization invited students and faculty to share their feelings and experiences regarding the impact of the Nobel Prize winning Dr. King. Following introductory comments, BLSA showed…

January 13, 2015

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12:00 AM

BYU Law Professor Daniel McConkie will present the next World of Law lecture on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at 11 a.m. in 205 JRCB. He will discuss what it takes to become a lawyer in the criminal justice system, including prosecutions, defense work, and judging. He will also discuss the problems our criminal justice system…

January 12, 2015

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12:00 AM

Join the Black Student Law Association featuring Professors Kif Augustine-Adams and Carl Hernandez in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Thursday, January 15, 2015, at noon in the Moot Court Room (303 JRCB). Dr. King was the youngest man to have received the Nobel Peace Prize. He dedicated the…