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Five BYU programs make Top 100 in latest US News Grad School Rankings; Nine BYU programs now hold that designation

March 30, 2021
The J. Reuben Clark Law School rocketed up to No. 29 in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News Best Graduate School Rankings, leading a group of five BYU graduate programs that earned top marks.
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First responders honored on 9/11 through pro bono 'Wills for Heroes' project

September 14, 2020
Roughly 120 local first responders were assisted in completing their basic estate planning documents, free of charge, as BYU Law sponsored it’s second Wills for Heroes project last week.


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Elder Bednar says pandemic is a "wake-up call" for religious freedom

June 18, 2020
Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke about the government's role in protecting religious freedom at the 2020 Religious Freedom Annual Review hosted by the Brigham Young University Law School.
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JAG Corps continues to draw from BYU Law

April 19, 2020
New graduate Matt Fife's path of public service follows the footsteps of many BYU Law grads before him.
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U.S. News rankings put three BYU grad programs in Top 50, eight more in Top 100

March 30, 2020
BYU's Master of Public Administration program joins the BYU MBA and BYU Law programs with elite marks. Other graduate programs, including Speech-Language Pathology, Education, Nursing and Engineering also land in the Top 100.
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Lost Einsteins: Reducing poverty increases innovation

January 27, 2020
Law professor and neuroscientist Stephanie Plamondon Bair is making a new case for laws aimed at reducing poverty: They will fuel economic growth through an untapped pool of innovators.
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Succeeding out of your comfort zone

December 11, 2019
A trio of BYU Law students entered and won the Utah Venture Capital Case Competition without any previous experience in the field.
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BYU Law’s pipeline to the U.S. Supreme Court continues

March 27, 2019
More than a thousand attorneys apply each year to serve as clerks at the Supreme Court of the United States, but each justice can select only four.
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New Grad School Rankings show BYU Law make big jump, Marriott School hold steady

March 19, 2018
BYU’s Law and Business Schools continue to be ranked among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s annual Graduate School Rankings.

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A pair of most-downloaded professors

February 28, 2018
Clifton Fleming and Gladriel Shobe have rocketed to the top of the field of tax law, ranking in the top 20 for most-downloaded scholarly articles. 

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The seven most underrated law schools

December 06, 2017
BYU Law ranks No. 20 in the nation in a new study that judges law schools on evidence from the students. 

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Conference on Religious Freedom to be held at BYU, July 6-7

June 22, 2017
The BYU International Center for Law and Religion Studies is inviting the public to a conference focused on the current state of religious freedom in schools, the workplace and in the public square. ​

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BYU Law launches LawX, an idea incubator within a classroom

June 19, 2017
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. 

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Law students serve victims of violence during break from school

November 13, 2016
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.

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BYU Prof Helps Pilot Sharia and Human Rights Masters Program in Indonesia

October 13, 2016
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.

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Conference on Religious Freedom to be held at BYU, July 7-8

May 31, 2016
Elder Lance B. Wickman, general counsel for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Utah Valley University President Matthew S. Holland will be among the speakers at the Religious Freedom Annual Review. 

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D. Gordon Smith named dean of BYU J. Reuben Clark Law School

March 25, 2016
Academic Vice President Brent W. Webb recently announced the appointment of D. Gordon Smith as dean of the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University.

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