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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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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Brook Gotberg

Brook Gotberg joined the faculty in 2020. She teaches Bankruptcy, Contracts, Secured Transactions and other commercial law subjects. Professor Gotberg’s scholarship focuses primarily on debtor and creditor relations, both in and out of bankruptcy. She [...]

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Christine Hurt

Professor Christine Hurt joined the BYU faculty as the Rex J. and Maureen E. Rawlinson Professor in the Fall of 2014, and she served as Associate Dean for Faculty and Curriculum from May 2016 through [...]

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Justin Collings

Professor Justin Collings joined the BYU Law faculty in the fall of 2013. He is a scholar of constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, and constitutional history. He is the author of two books, both published [...]

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