Immigration Detention - Social ChangeFaculty 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 DesignBYU 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 CorporaIn 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.
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Since its founding in 2000, the International Center for Law and Religion Studies (ICLRS or the Center) at BYU Law [...]View More
The Law School focuses on training students to become advocates in all parts of the criminal justice system, from representation [...]View More
The Initiative for the Study of Law and Entrepreneurship (ISLE) facilitates collaboration among BYU Law faculty and students, local startups, [...]View More
Stephanie Plamondon Bair
Stephanie Plamondon Bair joined the BYU Law faculty in 2015. Her research focuses on mind sciences, innovation, and the law. She is particularly interested in applying empirical work in psychology and neuroscience to current legal [...]View Profile
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 [...]View Profile
Frederick M. Gedicks
Professor Gedicks has held the Guy Anderson Chair at the Law School since 2005. He is widely published on law and religion, constitutional law, and constitutional interpretation, including three books, Freedom of Religion and Secular [...]View Profile