Law in Action

Faculty Inspire Students Through Scholarship Panel

“As lawyers, we have the responsibility not just to create scholarship, but to engage scholarship,” said BYU Law Professor Paul Stancil at a recent faculty scholarship panel. Addressing the BYU Law community, Stancil joined Professors Aaron Nielson, Gladriel Shobe, and Lisa Sun to discuss recent faculty research and encourage students to engage in the exploration […]

Peacebuilding and the Law

On September 21, the BYU Center for Conflict Resolution presented its annual Peacemaker Award to Katherine Marshall, senior fellow at Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and Executive Director of the World Faiths Development Dialogue. This award is given each year in commemoration of the International Day of Peace, recognizing individuals who have done outstanding work […]

Reform Discussed at Criminal Law and Justice Conference

BYU Law’s 2018 Criminal Law and Justice Conference gave policymakers, lawyers, and scholars an opportunity to discuss methods of criminal justice reform at both the national and local levels. Highlighting the event were two keynote speakers: U.S. Senator Mike Lee and Erik Luna, Professor at the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor Law School and […]

Future of Law with Aileen A. Schultz

“Legal innovation is global,” said Aileen A. Schultz, Director of Network Intelligence at Integra Ledger and Co-Founder of the Global Legal Hackathon (GLH). Speaking at BYU Law’s first Future of Law lecture of the school year, Schultz addressed the role of law in the technology and innovation industry. Drawing on her experience, Schultz explained that the […]

Creating Innovative Legal Technologies: BYU Law Hosts the Global Legal Hackathon

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 […]

Future of Law Lecture Series: The Future of Legal Services Requires Automation and Efficiency

Andrew Perlman, Dean of Suffolk University Law School, spoke with BYU Law faculty and students about what the future of legal services will look like and what students should be doing to ensure they stay relevant and prepared for what lies ahead. Intuit and Uber have automated professional services, changing customer expectations, and disrupting the […]

Bob Ambrogi on LawX

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About LawX

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 […]

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