Immigration Detention - Social Change

Faculty and students from BYU Law travel to Dilley, Texas, each semester to spend a week representing women and children asylum seekers who are in an immigration detention facility awaiting their credible fear interviews.

Winter Deals Conference - Transactional Design

BYU Law Winter Deals Conference features state-of-the-art research on topics related to mergers and acquisitions (M&A), venture capital, corporate and sovereign debt, transaction design, corporate governance and blockchain contracting.

Platform for Legal Corpora

In his Carpenter v. United States dissent in June 2018, Justice Clarence Thomas gave the first-ever SCOTUS nod to corpus linguistics when he cited 3 BYU corpora in his footnote 4.

Areas of Scholarship

Religious Freedom

Since its founding in 2000, the International Center for Law and Religion Studies (ICLRS or the Center) at BYU Law [...]

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Criminal Justice

The Law School focuses on training students to become advocates in all parts of the criminal justice system, from representation [...]

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The Initiative for the Study of Law and Entrepreneurship (ISLE) facilitates collaboration among BYU Law faculty and students, local startups, [...]

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J. Clifton Fleming

J. Clifton Fleming, Jr., Ernest L. Wilkinson Chair and professor of law, joined the BYU faculty in 1974. Fleming served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 1986 to 1999 and as Associate Dean for [...]

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Kif Augustine-Adams

Kif Augustine-Adams, Ivan Meitus Chair and Professor of Law, was the Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer at Renmin University of China Law School in Beijing from August 2013 to August 2014. She has also been a visiting [...]

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David H. Moore

Professor Moore is a scholar of foreign relations law, international law, international human rights, and international development. His publications have appeared in the Harvard, Columbia, Virginia, and Northwestern Law Reviews, among others. Professor Moore has [...]

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