The inaugural conference of the new West African chapter of the J Reuben Clark Law Society was held at Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria over the weekend of August 21 & 22, 2010. Read more. . .
Chapter leaders, boards, and other Law Society members participated once again in the Law Society’s Annual Leadership Conference at the J. Reuben Clark Law School and Aspen Grove. On Thursday, September 30, we met in committees to plan and discuss Law Society goals, policies and events.
James L. Ferrell, the author of bestselling book, The Peacegiver, discussed the “eternal” difference between guilt and innocence as he spoke at the Spirit in the Law Fireside on Sunday, September 20, 2010, at the J. Reuben Clark Law School. Read more. . .
On September 17, 2010, President Cecil O. Samuelson, of Brigham Young University (BYU), spoke to a group of members of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and the BYU Management Society at the Milton A. Barlow Center in Washington D.C. He took questions from the audience covering topics from how alumni can continue to support BYU, the decision for BYU athletics to go independent, and the aims of a BYU spiritual education. Read more. . .
Can good be provoked by exposure to the good done by others? Does altruism, like suicide or social diseases, exhibit a tipping point? “Influence for Good” – a new project of the Law Society’s Media Committee, hopes that by sharing our own accounts of altruism, we can increase the incidence of “good works” in the Law Society. Read more. . .
The Law Society is still looking for students to volunteer their time and talents on a project based on the First Amendment principles of Freedom of Religion and Expression - Religion in the Public Square. The mission of the project stems from the increasingly common assertion that religion, religious arguments, and the religious beliefs of voters have no place in policy debates within the public square. Read more. . .
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