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August 7, 2020

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7:19 AM

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 alumna Tatiana Christensen, Pro…

August 7, 2020

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7:04 AM

BYU Law is pleased to be partnering with the Utah State Bar and the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law to highlight the wonderful pro bono opportunities diploma privilege candidates can participate in as part of their required 360 hours of supervised practice. Stay tuned for more clips featuring additional ways to get…

July 20, 2020

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2:32 PM

By Rachel Edwards Justin Miller (‘19) has always admired the Founding generation and the unprecedented framework they built for this country. “Their lofty ideals, as enshrined in America’s founding documents, are a promise made to each generation of Americans. I believe each generation’s role is to renew that promise and reach a little higher towards…

June 18, 2020

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11:05 PM

The two senators spoke Thursday during Brigham Young University’s Religious Freedom Annual Review.

June 17, 2020

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4:49 PM

BYU Law School Dean D. Gordon Smith and SixFifty CEO Kimball Dean Parker say the U.S. civil justice system, designed by lawyers for lawyers, needs to be reformed. They point out ways to fix the system and how to make the law more accessible to those who need it most, particularly given the current pandemic.…

June 11, 2020

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8:03 PM

Each summer, Equal Justice Works, the nation’s largest facilitator of opportunities in public interest law, partners with the Legal Services Corporation, the nation’s largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans, to support dedicated law students who want to serve rural communities as part of the Rural Summer Legal Corps (RSLC). This year, BYU…

June 11, 2020

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1:04 PM

BYU Law Career Development Office announces that students, alumni, faculty, and employers now have access to PathFinder, a new career services management program. “Many members of the Law School community are familiar with the previous system powered by Symplicity,” said Assistant Dean Allison Belnap. “BYU PathFinder is run on a platform by a new software…

June 1, 2020

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2:06 PM

Dear Law School Community, Each time I enter our law building, I see an art exhibit captioned “Human Dignity for Everyone Everywhere.” The exhibit features stunning portraits of people from Ecuador, France, Mongolia, Niger, and Pakistan by renowned photographer Steve McCurry. The title of the exhibit alludes to the Punta del Este Declaration on Human…

May 26, 2020

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10:40 AM

By Rachel Edwards BYU Law is pleased to announce that Bryan Hamblin has been selected as the new Assistant Dean of Student Affairs. Hamblin is well-known to current students and recent alumni for his excellent work as the Law School’s Director of Admissions. In his new role, he will lead a team of professionals within…

May 21, 2020

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2:41 PM

With the announcement of BYU classes going online due to the spread of COVID-19, all students were encouraged to return home to finish the semester — but for many living in off-campus housing, BYU’s decision means they must either pay for housing they are no longer using or risk breaching their rental agreements. “We’ve mediated…