Baylor Law School Grads to Receive Degrees Feb. 7

Jan. 29, 1998

by Alan Hunt

Fifteen graduates of Baylor University School of Law are scheduled to receive juris doctor degrees during commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Jones Theater.

The keynote speaker, who was selected by the graduating class to deliver the commencement address, will be David Guinn, the Louise L. Morrison Professor of Constitutional Law and Master Teacher.

Guinn, who received his law degree from Baylor and his master of laws degree from the University of Michigan, has been a member of the law faculty since 1966. He is also Baylor's faculty representative in the Big XII Conference, where he serves as chair of the council of faculty athletic representatives, and he sits on the management council of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Diplomas will be presented during the program by Law Dean Brad Toben, the Governor Bill and Vara Faye Daniel Professor of Law.

The honor of hooding the graduates will go to William Underwood, senior Baylor counsel and professor of law, and Louis Muldrow, the Leon Jaworski Professor of Practice and Procedural Law.

The invocation will be given by William Trail, who holds the Darrell L. Keith Professorship of Law and Medicine.

After the ceremony, a reception for the graduates and their guests will be hosted by the Baylor Law Alumni Association in the Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center student lounge.

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