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August 28, 2020

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What Leadership Looks Like By Nicole Boyd Tribal advocates believe generations of Federal Indian policy and chronic poverty have set the stage for unprecedented COVID-19 infections rates among the Navajo Nation. “I became passionate about defending tribal sovereignty and helping Tribes overcome centuries of harmful federal policies, and I decided I wanted to devote my…

August 28, 2020

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2:30 PM

Building on the 2016 inaugural Law and Corpus Linguistics Conference, the 2017 BYU Law Review Symposium, “Law & Corpus Linguistics,” brings together legal scholars from across various substantive areas of scholarship, prominent corpus linguistics scholars, and judges who have employed corpus linguistics analysis in their decisions. The symposium will be held Friday, February 3, at…

August 28, 2020

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2:29 PM

By Rachel Edwards “One of the purposes of a constitution is to create space for different groups to live a thicker conception of the right, good, and true––rather than have the state impose one based upon majoritarian perspectives,” says Brett G. Scharffs, director of the International Center for Law and Religious Studies (ICLRS) and Rex…

August 28, 2020

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12:23 PM

BYU Law School, a leading national law school focused on innovation in the legal field, today announced the development of SoloSuit – a free online tool that helps Utahns who cannot afford legal services to respond to debt collection lawsuits. SoloSuit is the first product designed by LawX, a legal design lab at BYU Law…

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

June 17, 2020

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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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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…