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2011 JRCLS Annual Fireside

Friday, February 4, 2011 at 6 p.m. MST
LDS Conference Center Little Theater Salt Lake City, Utah
Speaker Elder D. Todd Christofferson
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2011 JRCLS Annual Conference

February 17-19, 2011 Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas "Liberty through the Rule of Law" For more information or to register, click here. Registration for the conference closes at midnight on Friday, February 11th.

Area Legal Counsel for LDS Church Shares Experiences at JRCLS Leadership Conference

Three attorneys from the area legal counsel for the LDS Church shared experiences from their respective areas of the world.

LDS Judges Share International Experiences

The JRCLS Judges Section shared their experiences in Bulgaria, Ukraine and Turkey as they worked to promote the rule of law.

Religious Liberty Award to Senator Joseph Lieberman

Presentation of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society's first International Religious Liberty Award to Senator Joseph Lieberman.

General Conference Reception

J. Reuben Clark Law School to host General Conference Reception on Saturday, October 2 at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m.

Inaugural Conference of the New West African JRCLS Chapter

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.

JRCLS - South Africa conference

18 September 2010 University of South Africa main campus (Senate Hall) 9am to 4pm Registration cost R100. Guest Speakers - Judge Ebert Bertelsmann - Professor Rassie Malherbe and Dr. Nico Swart and others.

JRCLS Fall Leadership Conference

JRCLS Fall Leadership Conference September 30 - October 1, 2010

Education Week CLE Courses

The J. Reuben Clark Law Society continues its annual program of Continuing Legal Education classes at Campus Education Week. This year's program will be held August 17 - 20, 2010, at the Provo, Utah, campus of Brigham Young University.

Shawn Bentley Award Presented at JRCLS Luncheon

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) presented the prestigious Shawn Bentley Public Service Award to students Emily Hardman and Anne Sidwell at the J. Reuben Clark Law Society luncheon in Washington DC.

William T. Coleman Recieves Rex E. Lee Advocacy Award

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) joined BYU Law School Dean James R. Rasband on June 7 to present the 10th annual Rex Lee Advocacy Award to William T. Coleman

Justice Alito to Address Law Society

Justice Alito, Senator Hatch and BYU Law School Dean Rasband will participate in the presentation of awards at the J. Reuben Clark Law Society lucheon on June 7 in Washington DC.

Elder D. Todd Christofferson at Duke Law School

Elder D. Todd Christofferson spoke at Duke Law School on March 17, 2010, "Stand on the Rock of Honesty." Elder Christofferson is a Clark Society member and Duke Law School graduate ('72). View his remarks here.

From Plaza to Postage Stamp: The Threatened Demise of Religion in Public Square

Elder Lance B. Wickman's talk on the the threatened demise of religion in public square is now avaible. He delivered the address at the JRCLS Conference on Feb. 11, 2010.

Religious Freedom Writing Competition for JRCLS Student Members

The International Center for Law and Religion Studies and the JRCLS DC Chapter are sponsoring a writing contest to promote quality research and writing on the important topic of religious freedom.

Registration Now Open for the 2010 JRCLS Asia Pacific Conference [UPDATED]

J. Reuben Clark Law Society members around the world are invited to the beautiful Church College of New Zealand campus in Hamilton, New Zealand on June 4-6 for the 2010 Asia Pacific Conference

Select Sessions of JRCLS Conference Video Now Available

Miss a session of the JRCLS Conference? Video and news coverage is now available from select sessions of the 2010 J. Reuben Clark Law Society Conference. The conference theme was "Service for Good Through the Law."

Press and the Law: Friends or Foes?

A panel discussion entitled "Press and the Law: Friends or Foes?" gave members of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society an insight on some current issues regarding how the law is impacting the press and also how the press is impacting the law.

Setting the Record Straight: The Joseph Smith Legal Papers

BYU Law Professor John W. Welch discussed the importance of the Joseph Smith Papers at the JRCLS conference.

Shared Keynote Address & Discussion: Cecil O. Samuelson and Michael K. Young

The presidents of BYU and U of U shared how they believe lawyers can do "service for good through the law."

Plenary Keynote Panel: Fulfilling the Law Society's Mission for Good

BYU Law professors and other influential members of the JRCLS spoke at the conference on Friday, Feb. 12th about the society's ability to serve.

Religious Liberty is Being Challenged Worldwide

Elder Lance B. Wickman of the Seventy delivered a keynote address on the JRCLS Conference's opening night about the place of religion in the public square. Article in the Church News, Feb. 20, 2010.

J. Reuben Clark Law Society Conference 2010: Service for Good through the Law

Attorneys, professors and students gathered February 11-13 in Salt Lake City for the Annual J. Reuben Clark Law Society Conference. This year's theme was "Service for Good through the Law."

New Mission Presidents Affiliated with JRCLS

The LDS Church announced 112 new mission presidents and assignments on Feb. 13, six of which are affiliated with the J. Reuben Clark law Society.

JRCLS Annual Conference in the Deseret News

The Deseret News and the Mormon Times both reported on William Atkin's remarks during the closing session of the Annual J. Reuben Clark Law Society Conference in Salt Lake City.

Legal Cases of Joseph Smith Addressed at JRCLS Conference

Jeffrey N. Walker spoke about the legal cases of Joseph Smith on Friday at the University of Utah LDS institute during the J. Reuben Clark Law Society's annual conference. Reported in the Deseret News.

Eighth Annual J. Reuben Clark Law Society Fireside

Speaker: Dr. Stephen Covey
Date: Feb 12, 2010
Time: 6:00 p.m. MST
Place: Tabernacle on Temple Square,
Salt Lake City
Satellite Broadcasts: 6:00, 7:30, & 9:00 p.m. MST.

BYU Law Professor Assumes AALS Presidency

BYU law professor, H. Reese Hansen assumes his role as president of the Association of American Law Schools.