Author: Maren Hendricks

A Lawyer’s Duty of Tech Competence

For the March 2023 Future of Law Forum, BYU Law welcomed Robert Ambrogi, “Godfather of Legal Tech” and award-winning legal blogger (LawSites) and podcaster (LawNext). Ambrogi observed that the legal industry is undergoing more technology-driven change than ever before and insisted that lawyers must actively maintain their tech competency in order to effectively serve their […]

Walls or Bridges: What Law Can Do in Conflicts Between Religion and Equality

For BYU Law’s annual lecture honoring former BYU Law dean Bruce C. Hafen (1985-89), we welcomed Martha L. Minow, former dean of Harvard Law School (2009-2017) and 300th Anniversary University Professor at Harvard University. Professor Minow’s remarks focused on resolving tension between protecting religious liberty and upholding principles of antidiscrimination. Observing the deep divisions present […]

The Honorable Diane J. Humetewa: Tips from Her Trailblazing Journey to the Federal Bench

As we continue to celebrate Native American Heritage Month, the Native American Law Students Association welcomed the Honorable Diane J. Humetewa at our Law Forum on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Confirmed in 2014 as a United States District Judge for the District of Arizona, Judge Humetewa—a citizen of the Hopi Tribe—is the first female Native […]

Neural Nets Upgrade Legal Research

For BYU Law’s “Future of Law” Forum on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, we welcomed Pablo Arredondo, cofounder and chief innovation officer of Casetext, a technology platform applying artificial intelligence (AI) to legal research. Arredondo, a graduate of Stanford Law School, grew frustrated with the “keyword prison” of Lexis and Westlaw and became determined to find […]

Wisconsin v. Yoder at 50: Still Here, Still Relevant

For BYU Law’s Wednesday Law Forum on October 19, 2022, we welcomed Professor Richard W. Garnett of Notre Dame Law School, a leading authority on the role of religious believers and beliefs in politics and society. Professor Garnett presented themes from the 1972 case Wisconsin v. Yoder, in which the US Supreme Court found that […]

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