Updates and Inspiration -- JRCLS Happenings Volume 13: Issue 15



December ICLRS Religious Freedom Discussion

The next Religious Freedom Discussion, sponsored by the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 12-1 p.m. MST when Professor Robert T. Smith presents “A Contest of Greatest Importance:  The Battle over the Meaning of Religious Freedom.” You may attend in person in room 472 JRCB on the BYU campus, or register to participate by Webinar at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/934812016. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the JRCLS

2013 is the official 25th Anniversary of the Society.  Start making plans now for your chapter's Anniversary Celebration.  The 2013 JRCLS Conference in Washington DC, February 14-16, 2013 will be a focal point for the Society's Anniversary celebration.  Keynote speakers will include Justice Clarence Thomas of the US Supreme Court and Elder Jeffrey Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve.  Registration is now open at www.jrclsconference.comSpace is limited to some events so register early for best options.


CLE at Sea - Payment Due November 30, 2012

The BYU Law Alumni Association is planning an Alumni & Friends CLE at Sea to the Western Caribbean on Holland America. The dates are February 24-March 2, 2013. We would love to have Law Society members join us!  The cruise will feature 10 hours of CLE credit.  Full payment is due November 30, 2012.  The following links have further information: Cruise Information Sheet Cruise Reservation Form.  If you have questions about the event contact: Roberta Lawler at 801-422-4125 or lawlerr@law.byu.edu .  If you have questions about your reservation and booking contact: Boomerang Tours & Travel  at 801-277-6070.


JRCLS Annual Fireside

The 2013 JRCLS Annual Fireside will take place on January 25, 2013 and will be broadcast from Salt Lake City.  Elder Larry Echo Hawk, former assistant secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs, BYU law professor and attorney general of Idaho, now a member of the Quorum of the Seventy, will be the speaker.  We encourage local chapters to begin planning events to watch the fireside together. Chapter leaders please click on this link http://goo.gl/uZqfX to report what you are planning for the fireside.


Inspirational Thought

If we can find forgiveness in our hearts for those who have caused us hurt or injury, we will rise to a higher level of self-esteem and well-being. . . . Let us remember we need to forgive to be forgiven.

President James E. Faust
"The Healing Power of Forgiveness," April 1, 2007


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