Skip to main content
Intellect

RonNell Jones to discuss law as a career at BYU lecture Oct. 27

The David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies at Brigham Young University will host RonNell Anderson Jones, associate professor of law, Thursday, Oct. 27, at 4 p.m. in 238 Herald R. Clark Building. She will be speaking on “Career Reflections: Law.”

Jones teaches constitutional law, First Amendment legislation and media law at the J. Reuben Clark Law School. Prior to teaching at BYU, Jones was a distinguished faculty fellow at the University of Arizona Rogers Law School for four years (2004-2008), where she team taught an annual course about the U.S. Supreme Court with Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

Her work on that project is regularly cited in debates on Capitol Hill and has been featured in the New York Times,Washington Post and USA Today, as well as on MSNBC, Fox News and National Public Radio. Her recent articles have appeared in the Minnesota Law Review, Washington Law Review and Washington & Lee Law Review.

Before entering academia, she was an attorney in the appellate division of Jones Day, where her work focused on Supreme Court litigation and included major constitutional and first amendment cases.

This lecture will be archived at kennedy.byu.edu/archive. For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652 or lee_simons@byu.edu

Writer: Melissa Connor

ronnell.jpg
Photo by Mark A. Philbrick/BYU Photo

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

Q&A with President Reese on “strengthening the student experience”

February 23, 2024
In this Q&A series with President Reese, he shares more about the seven initiatives he shared in his 2023 inaugural response and how they apply to BYU employees.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

Life and Breath: Interdisciplinary BYU team travels to Nepal to study health effects of air pollution

February 21, 2024
An interdisciplinary BYU team recently came together to conduct a research study in Nepal, aiming to measure brick workers’ exposure to pollutants and to assess their respiratory health. The eventual goal is to determine what information, technology and strategies they can develop with the Nepali people to help them improve their well-being.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

The NSF wants to pay tuition, rent and much more for BYU Cybersecurity students

February 14, 2024
The NSF recently awarded the cybersecurity program within the BYU Electrical & Computer Engineering department with a five-year, $3.7 million grant called the CyberCorps Scholarship for Service. BYU is one of only six schools nationwide to receive the award this year, which recognizes students with technical talent, moral integrity, leadership, and second language skills.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=