In a Move Designed to Expand Access to Legal Education, BYU Law Announces it Will Accept the GRE for Current Applicants PROVO, Utah, Nov. 20, 2017— BYU Law School announced today that it will begin accepting GRE scores for applicants to its class entering in the fall of 2018. BYU Law Dean Gordon Smith explained […]
Robert Ambrogi, a well-respected lawyer, consultant, and blog writer, spoke at BYU Law’s Future in Law event. During his visit, he stopped by the LawX classroom to check their progress on this semester’s project. The selected project will benefit those who are battling debt collection cases. In Robert’s write up, he discusses the project in […]
On November 2, 2017, the BYU Law School community was privileged to hear from Jarrett Adams, an exoneree now fighting to free the wrongly convicted. An Innocence Project attorney, Mr. Adams has come full circle, from being accused of criminal conduct to defending the accused. At the age of seventeen, he was charged with committing […]
BYU Law was recently featured by the National Jurist as one of the top 20 Most Innovative Law Schools in the United States for being “on the cutting edge when it comes to preparing students for the future”. This recognition comes due to the start of a new program: LawX. About LawX LawX is a new […]
Law school may be rigorous, but the students at BYU Law enjoy a strong sense of community and appreciate the study breaks that come with traditions like the annual Halloween party. Each year students are joined by superheroes, princesses, celebrities, and ghouls of all ages and sizes as they walk the parade of costumes. […]
Get into the discussion at BYU Law with BYU Lawreads, a new program that features a book-of-the-semester meant to reflect on the role of law in human affairs. The primary goal of BYU Lawreads is to initiate deeper reflection on the role of law in human affairs. With that in mind, the book for this […]
As a humanities undergraduate student, ICLRS Student Fellow Sarah Clifford created her own area of emphasis called “world religions”. Her focus was to learn about the motivations behind the actions of members of various religions and understand their larger world view. This interest motivated Sarah to apply for the summer externship with the International Center […]
BYU Law student Joe Moxon learned the importance of thinking like a lawyer during his fellowship in Johannesburg, South Africa this summer. Moxon, who served an LDS mission in South Africa, had the opportunity to return to the country, but this time, as a legal fellow at the Office of General Counsel for The Church […]
Three BYU Law students spent the summer working on religious freedom for the Spanish Ministry of Justice in Madrid.
Just how "authentic" should you be in the legal profession? We share tips and insights from Virginia G. Essandoh of Ballard Spahr.