Reuters Legal | BYU law dean talks debt, diploma privilege and thinking beyond Big Law

March 23, 2021

(Reuters) – Utah has emerged as a leader in U.S. legal innovation, granting diploma privilege to law grads in 2020 and opening a regulatory ‘sandbox’ to test new legal service models. The state’s legal educators have helped shape the reforms and felt their impact – including Gordon Smith, dean of Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School.