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The Law of Robots

Will robots replace lawyers? Ed Walters, CEO of Fastcase and Professor at Georgetown University of Law Center answered this and talked about Artificial Intelligence and the Robot Revolution during BYU Law’s Future of Law lecture: “The Law of Robots.” According to Walters, robots will not replace lawyers. “Will they replace legal work?” he posed. “Absolutely!” Watch the […]

The Pros and Cons of Study Groups

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 […]

Breaking Down the New Tax Cuts

This week on Top of Mind with Julie Rose, Professor Shobe was featured on the show to talk about the upcoming tax cut. “The US House and Senate are closing in on a final deal to merge their respective tax cut plans and get something to President Trump’s desk for signature by next week. President […]

The North Korean and Yemen Crises

North Korea Terror, Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis on Top of Mind. “President Trump has added North Korea to the list of “state sponsors of terrorism,” which clears the way for additional sanctions against the regime’s nuclear program. And the United Nation’s humanitarian envoy to Yemen this week said Saudi Arabia is violating international law there. Associate […]

Involved Faculty, Vast Alumni Network, and Great Value Brought Kyle Watkins to BYU Law

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 […]

The Fight for Masterpiece Cakeshop: What You Need to Know

Elizabeth Clark, Associate Director for the International Center for Law and Religion Studies appeared on BYU Radio’s Top of Mind with Julie Rose to discuss Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission on the day  SCOTUS was hearing arguments. “Tuesday, the high court will hear arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights […]

Holiday Success Strategies

Students: Make the Most of Your Winter Break The upcoming winter break provides tons of opportunities for you to reconnect with contacts you’ve made throughout the previous year. Before final exams begin, spend some time thinking strategically about how you can use the next several weeks to build and expand your networks. 1. If you […]

BYU Law Serves

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 […]

BYU Law Accepting the GRE

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 […]

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 […]

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