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Brett G. Scharffs featured at May 12 BYU devotional

Brett G. Scharffs, a professor of law at the J. Reuben Clark Law School, will present a Brigham Young University devotional, “The Most Important Three Things in the World,” Tuesday, May 12, at 11:05 a.m. in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium.

The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels. Visit byub.org/devotionals or speeches.byu.edu for rebroadcast and archive information.

Scharffs is the associate director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at BYU. His teaching interests include law and religion, philosophy of law and international business law.

Scharffs worked as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals, Washington, D.C., Circuit and as a legal assistant at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal in The Hague. Before teaching at BYU, he worked as an attorney for the New York law firm, Sullivan & Cromwell. He has taught at Yale University and the George Washington University Law School and is a recurring visiting professor each year at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.

He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Georgetown University. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, and he received his Juris Doctorate degree at Yale University, where he served as senior editor of the Yale Law Journal.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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