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November 26, 2018

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Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett will be the featured speaker at the J. Reuben Clark Law Society’s Annual Fireside on Friday, January 23, 2015. Dr. Swett established the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice in 2008 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. This human rights organization is proudly carrying on the unique…

November 26, 2018

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11:45 AM

Three international experts will speak at BYU Law’s mini-colloquium, “Abortion in America Forty-two Years After Roe v. Wade,” on Thursday, January 29, 2015, in 306 JRCB. Participants will discuss the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade which mandated the legalization of abortion in all 50 states and all federal territories.…

November 26, 2018

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11:45 AM

On Friday, January 30, 2015, the BYU Law School community will have the privilege of hearing from speakers and panelists at the 2015 Law Review Symposium: “The Restatement and Treaty Law.”  Presenters include ten law scholars from universities across the country. Professor Edward Swaine from George Washington University will give the opening address, “The Restatement…

November 26, 2018

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11:44 AM

The J. Reuben Clark Law Society held its annual fireside on Friday, January 24, 2015, at the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett, Chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom and President and CEO of the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights & Justice, addressed those in…

November 26, 2018

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11:41 AM

BYU Law’s Trial Advocacy team recently swept the Texas Young Lawyers Association’s National Trial Competition. Garrett Messerly, 3L, and his partner Grace Pusavat, 3L, won the competition and will continue on to nationals in Houston, Texas. In addition, both Pusavat and Messerly, along with Caroline Lamb, 2L, and her partner Joshua Wilkinson, 3L, received the…

November 26, 2018

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11:38 AM

On January 21, 2015, BYU Law hosted a reception to honor members of Living Legends for their contribution to the Annual International Law and Religion Symposium. In addition to expressing appreciation, BYU Law faculty and staff welcomed the opportunity to meet outstanding students with diverse backgrounds and to explore their potential interests in law as…

November 26, 2018

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11:37 AM

Weeks of trial preparation came to a conclusion February 2, 2015, at BYU Law’s Woody Deem 1L Trial Advocacy competition. After surviving rounds of elimination, Anna Caruso and Brooke Ellis, as counsel for the plaintiff, and Samantha Scott and Matt Jaynes, counsel for the defense, faced off in the final round. This year’s case saw…

November 26, 2018

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11:34 AM

On February 20-21, 2015, the Center for the Study of Constitutional Originalism at the University of San Diego Law School will hold its Sixth Annual Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation Originalism Works-in-Progress Conference. BYU Law Professor David Moore’s paper, “The Broader Founding and International Law,” was one of seven papers selected for presentation at the…

November 26, 2018

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11:33 AM

BYU Law’s Howard W. Hunter Library recently welcomed its newest research and instruction librarian, Felicity Murphy. She will teach legal research to first-year law students as part of the School’s advocacy program and will fulfill a research support role as a library faculty liaison. After earning her undergraduate degree in English at BYU, Murphy worked…