Our Faculty – BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School

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

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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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Entrepreneurship

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

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Stephanie Plamondon Bair

Stephanie Plamondon Bair comes to BYU Law from Stanford, where she was a fellow with Stanford's Program in Neuroscience and Society. Prior to this, she spent time as a patent litigation attorney at Goodwin Procter [...]

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D. Carolina Núñez

Carolina Núñez is the Associate Dean of Research and Academic Affairs and a Professor of Law at Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School. She researches and writes about immigration law, citizenship, and immigrant [...]

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W. Cole Durham Jr.

Cole Durham is internationally known for his contributions to protecting religious freedoms. The director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, W. Cole Durham, Jr. is Susa Young Gates University Professor of Law [...]

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