Hundreds gathered together this year to participate in discussions on religious freedom at the Annual J. Reuben Clark Law Society Conference at Stanford University February 16 - 18. This year's conference featured several distinguished speakers from government, academia, and private practice, including circuit judges Jay Bybee, Randy Smith, and Clifford Wallace of the Ninth Circuit, and Thomas Griffith of the D.C. Circuit. Read more. . .
This last year we bid farewell to one of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society's most seasoned leaders. Here is a recount of our outgoing chair and the new leadership.
Elder L. Whitney Clayton, a member of the Presidency of the Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke to attorneys and law students at the Annual J. Reuben Clark Law Society Fireside Friday, Jan. 27.
The Las Vegas Chapter held their second annual CLE on March 2. This event coincides with the West Coast Conference Basketball Tournament held in Las Vegas. Approximately 60 attendees had the opportunity to watch BYU and other top basketball programs compete while earning Nevada or Arizona CLE credit during the same weekend. Because the program is during the basketball tournament, event organizers expressed that this CLE has become a bridge building event with attorneys outside the J. Reuben Clark Society. Read more. . .
Professor W. Cole Durham, Jr., Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies (ICLRS) and president of the International Consortium on Law and Religion Studies (ICLARS) opened the second Religious Freedom Discussion Series on March 7 with the lecture "Hosanna-Tabor and its European Counterparts: Comparative Reflections."
On January 27, attorneys from the newly formed Mexico Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society gathered for their inaugural meeting. After dissolution years ago, the Chapter has been reformed under the leadership of President Juan Manuel Rodriguez. As part of their meeting, they watched a satellite broadcast of Elder L. Whitney Clayton, a member of the Presidency of the Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more. . .
Angel Zimmerman is a self-professed lover of bees. Adjacent to her email signature block lies a larger-than-life bee with the tag line: "Bee above your usual." Throughout her life, Angel's motto seems to reflect her strong desire and natural ability to truly be above the usual, both personally and professionally. And this reputation has extended throughout her community of Topeka, Kansas. Read more. . .
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