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A Leading Law School

One of the nation’s leading law schools, the J. Reuben Clark Law School strives to empower individuals and communities by providing students with opportunities to develop leadership, litigation, and communication skills.

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A Service-oriented Mindset

As part of a religious institution, the Law School promotes a service-oriented mindset, giving students opportunities to use their legal skills to help those in need. Vital to the school’s mission is helping students develop traits such as faith, charity, and empathy.

Because the J. Reuben Clark Law School seeks to prepare students for meaningful careers and future contributions to a global legal market, the school provides an education grounded in legal theory and enhanced by experiential learning. Equipping students with the ability to communicate effectively and respectfully is a high priority as the school strives to produce leaders of integrity and professionality.

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J. Reuben Clark Law School Stories

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A World of Opportunities

William Emery knew ever since he participated in a mock trial at age 12 that he wanted to go to law school. “BYU Law is actually the only school I applied to,” he says. 

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Bridging Continents

Oswald “Ozzie” Buhendwa, born and raised in Africa, joined the Church while in Canada and later attended BYU Law School. His experience with ICLRS led him back to Kenya, where he has lobbied for constitutional rights surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Working for Religious Freedom

Ryan Cheney actively networks for worldwide religious freedom and plans to advocate for that freedom throughout his professional law career.

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Empowering Startup Dreams

“Before I got to law school, I interned at a startup business; I loved and cherished the entrepreneurship spirit there. When I came to law school, I thought I had to let go of the startup dream.”

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Sharing and Acquiring Are Linked

Last fall, Roan attended an event sponsored by Wheatley Institute featuring legal scholar Akhil Reed Amar, who was on campus to speak at a forum. “I learned from him that to share, I first must acquire,” Roan says.

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When Doors Are Opened

For Sarah Johns, a 2L student from Huntington Beach, California, attending law school and participating in competitions has improved both her knowledge and her spirituality.