BYU Law was a local host for the Global Legal Hackathon, bringing together developers, lawyers, and students, for 52 hours to create innovative legal technologies. The BYU Law location was one of 40 locations around the globe. The hackathon marked an important turning point in the development of legal technology and the practice of law as […]
On the evening of January 16, 2018, four BYU Law students won during the local round of the AIPLA Giles Sutherland Rich IP Moot Court Competition hosted by Workman Nydegger. Students Peter Shiozawa and Michael Wunderli won best overall, and they will advance to the regional competition held March 23-25 in Palo Alto, California. Students […]
With the start of a new semester, it is time to organize study groups or decide to go it alone. Looking at the pros and cons, you have to decide if study groups are effective for you. BYU Law student Justin Miller, 2L, and recent graduate Rebekah-Anne Gebler share their thoughts on studying together. Pros: Helps establish friendships […]
My decision to come to law school came at an early age after working for a juvenile court, a sheriff’s office, and a county attorney’s office. These experiences confirmed that law was the right career path for me. Whenever someone asks me how they can know if they should go to law school, my answer […]
With the holiday season in full swing, BYU Law has kicked off multiple service initiatives. The following list identifies projects that the law school has either participated in or is currently running. Check the dates if you are interested in participating. BYU Valley United Against Hunger: BYU Law took part in the largest food drive in Utah county. The […]
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. […]
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.
A mother to eight children, 2L Barbara Finlinson shares how she manages law school, work, and family life.