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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.

October 28, 2019

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12:48 PM

“This spring, Silicon Valley powerhouse law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati is teaming up with students at Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School to help design a program that will simplify the asylum application process.” Read the complete article at Law.com.

October 22, 2019

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11:41 AM

The president’s style likely does contribute to how people talk to each other, said Ben Cook, law professor and director of the Brigham Young University Center for Conflict Resolution, which is hosting a workshop to help liberals and conservatives find common ground on Oct. 25. However, there are other sources of political vitriol, too.

October 22, 2019

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11:40 AM

Dozens of students filled the newly constructed courtroom at the J. Reuben Clark Law School on Brigham Young University campus to listen to arguments presented before the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

September 11, 2019

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4:03 PM

On Friday, September 13th, dozens of BYU law school students, alumni and lawyers will offer their services for free to any first responder or military member in Utah to create a free will. That includes paramedics, firefighters, military members, law enforcement officers and corrections officers, as well as their spouses, and even veterans and past…

May 22, 2019

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12:11 PM

The Trial Academy, an application-based program, brought 24 first-year law students together for immersive training in the skills necessary to become successful future courtroom litigators. Through practice and performance, students exercised skills such as presenting opening and closing statements, speaking before a jury, presenting evidence, questioning a witness, and other essential skills for trial proceedings.

May 14, 2019

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9:23 AM

BYU Law understands the importance of creating hands-on learning opportunities for students early in their academic careers. For this purpose, BYU Law partnered with Kirkland & Ellis in New York City, to create an immersive, multi-day dealmaking program facilitating students through the process of mergers and acquisitions.

April 29, 2019

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1:01 PM

The Daily Universe highlights the BYU Law experience and available opportunities: “Some of the specialty law school rankings are clinical training, environmental law, intellectual property law, international law, legal writing, tax law and trial advocacy. Students at the law school are able to learn skills outside of the classroom by working in the community around…

April 12, 2019

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4:01 PM

The Salt Lake Tribune covers BYU Law’s new mentoring program and its innovative approach to use Match Group’s algorithm to pair alumni and students who share common interests and personality profiles. The intent is to create long-lasting relationships that will continue to add value to the student’s professional development.

April 12, 2019

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3:55 PM

BYU Law Professor Brett G. Scharffs, Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, spoke at the Hatch Center’s first religious freedom symposium, “Protecting Our Religious Liberty.” The symposium was attended by leaders of many faiths, including rabbis, pastors, elders, and apostles.