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March 19, 2019

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11:18 AM

In what became a moving expression of friendship and solidarity, BYU Law students arranged to meet their Muslim classmates tonight at the Orem Islamic Center. In the face of New Zealand’s tragedy, the BYU Law students presented their classmates with flowers and did the customary Utah County “heart attack” on the front door of the…

March 12, 2019

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3:08 PM

BYU Law launched version 3.0 of its leading-edge technology platform for corpus linguistics at the 4th Annual Law and Corpus Linguistics Conference. The symposium brought together prominent legal and corpus linguistics scholars, as well as state and federal judges who have employed corpus linguistics analysis in their decisions.

March 7, 2019

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9:09 PM

Drop by our table at the Utah Bar Spring Convention in St. George (March 8-9) for some candy, swag, and to hear about the latest BYU Law alumni developments, like the Council of Inspiring Leaders and the Alumni Allies program. Fill a cup with treats and grab some BYU-branded goods, like a grooming kit or ice…

February 27, 2019

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2:42 PM

BYU Law hosts the second annual Winter Deals Conference to address the modern global economy’s most pressing legal issues. Leading legal scholars and practitioners from across the U.S. will converge to explore policies on topics from M&A to blockchain contracting.

February 26, 2019

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1:37 PM

In honor of Black History Month, students and faculty gathered for a conversation with John Kwarm (‘13) about the legacy of black leadership in his life, as well as about his experience as a black law student, and now, a black lawyer. Today, he works as a public defender in Utah County. Kwarm’s commitment to…

February 21, 2019

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5:37 PM

By Marcie R. Swenson (’11) It’s hard to believe that a simple invitation may be the only barrier stopping an attorney from serving. Attorneys, especially BYU Law alumni, have an instilled desire to serve. However, the demands of lawyering, family, and religion can often overshadow these good intentions. I hope the recognition of our peers,…

February 14, 2019

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12:32 PM

BYU Law was pleased to welcome Jill Marchant (‘90) to its annual Women in Law Luncheon as the keynote speaker. The luncheon is part of BYU Law’s ongoing effort to highlight the contributions of women in the law and share their experiences of inspiring leadership. Jill Marchant attended Brigham Young University for both her undergraduate…

February 14, 2019

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11:17 AM

BYU Law’s new mentoring program, Alumni Allies, pairs students with alumni using a matching algorithm developed for chemistry.com. The technology offers a stronger basis for developing long-term professional relationships by connecting people with similar interests, characteristics, and values.  The new mentoring program moves away from matching based on geographic location and area of practice. “Just…

February 7, 2019

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4:08 PM

By Jonny Spach & Rachel Stock The 2018 Alumni Weekend kicked-off, or teed off, with the Annual Alumni Golf Tournament at Hobble Creek Golf Course in Springville. The weather, combined with a beautiful golf course, provided a landscape for a very successful tournament. Michael Larsen, Class of 1983, said the golf tournament represents both new…

February 1, 2019

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11:19 AM

PROVO, Utah, Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BYU Law School invites law school students from across the United States to participate in BYU LawStories on the Mainstage, a storytelling initiative offering the opportunity to meld law, personal experience and the art of storytelling in written and oral forms to further prepare for their legal careers. Participants are asked to submit –…