News


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…

April 10, 2020

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3:16 PM

Under the CARES Act, some renters are protected from evictions. With Hello Landlord, you can explain those rights with a carefully worded letter.

April 10, 2020

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3:13 PM

Coronavirus complicating offering Utah State Bar examination

April 10, 2020

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3:11 PM

The change would make the state the first to embrace an emergency diploma privilege due to COVID-19, and it could prompt other states to follow suit.  

March 26, 2020

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1:03 PM

“Our Dean really encourages students to explore the legal tech scene and think more about the future of the legal industry, and I think his encouragement sparked our interest,” said Sackett.

November 22, 2019

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4:00 PM

Benjamin Cook is a law professor at Brigham Young University and Harvard-trained mediator who is director of the nonprofit (and non-partisan) Center for Conflict Resolution. He recommends these four strategies:

November 22, 2019

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3:58 PM

With the help of Wilson Sonsini, BYU law students this spring will create a free tool for people applying for asylum. It’s the third iteration of the school’s LawX legal design lab program.