Baylor Law School Grads to Receive Degrees Aug. 1

July 29, 1998

by Alan Hunt

Forty-three graduates of Baylor University School of Law are scheduled to receive juris doctor degrees during commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday in Waco Hall.

Keynote speaker will be Law Professor David Guinn, who was selected by the graduating class to deliver the commencement address.

Guinn, who holds a law degree from Baylor and a master of laws degree from the University of Michigan, serves as the Louise L. Morrison Professor of Constitutional Law and Master Teacher.

A member of the Baylor law faculty since 1966, Guinn is also Baylor's faculty representative in the Big XII Conference and sits on the management council of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Diplomas will be presented during the program by Law Dean Brad Toben, who serves as 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 Brian J. Serr, professor of law. The invocation will be given by Marianne M. Auld, associate professor of law.

After the ceremony, a reception for the graduates and their guests will be hosted by the Baylor Law Alumni Association in the Barfield Drawing Room at the Bill Daniel Student Center.

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