Stories from Law:
BYU Law School announced the launch of LawX, a legal design lab that will create products and other solutions to address the pressing issues relating to access to legal services.
Four BYU Law students and their professor used a semester break break to volunteer at a detention center in Texas for women and children fleeing violence in their home country and seeking asylum in the United States.
Ten years ago, BYU Law Professor Brett Scharffs gathered in a hall at a conference with a handful of other attendees and conceived an idea that would take a decade of academic persistence and collegiate engagement.
The explanation for a Supreme Court justice’s motivations in one of the most mysterious and important decisions in U.S. history has been hiding deep in the vaults of BYU’s Special Collections. It’s been tucked away for decades, but no one knew it until now.
Brigham Young University’s law and business schools are both among the Top 40 in the country, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report graduate school rankings, released today. BYU is one of 37 schools with both law and business schools ranked in the Top 50.
A group of BYU law students helped prepare the first known amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court solely by a BYU entity.
BYU Communications professor Ed Carter and then-BYU graduate student James Phillips found that “liberal” Supreme Court Justices tend to ask more questions and do less talking when interacting with female attorneys while “conservative” Justices tend to do just the opposite with women lawyers.
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