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Oct
4
2017
Meet Baylor Law’s First Female Graduate: Emeline Abood Jackson
It’s no secret that the world of law hasn’t always been welcoming to women. While the women’s suffrage movement was still ongoing during the turn of the 20th century, formal law schools were being created. In 1920 — the same year the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote — Baylor Law School was formally established. And just a few years later, it had its first female graduate: Emeline Abood Jackson, JD ’26.
Oct
2
2017
Baylor Law School: Strengthened by Tradition. Refined by Innovation.
One of the hallmarks of Baylor Law School's 160-year existence has been the consistent development of successful Baylor Lawyers. While law schools across the country are beginning to transition to a more practice-focused curriculum, Baylor Law has remained attentive to its students' professional needs since its inception through long-standing programs like Practice Court and a well-rounded curriculum.
Sep
28
2017
Gift from Sherri and Robert Patton Will Enhance Legal Writing and Pro Bono Clinic in Baylor Law School
Baylor University today announced a gift of $2 million from Sherri W. and Robert “Bobby” L. Patton Jr. of Fort Worth that will enhance the legal writing and pro bono programs in the nationally ranked Baylor Law School. Their gift will help underwrite two programs that already distinguish Baylor Law among its peers, while also providing student scholarship assistance.
Sep
25
2017
The Future of Legal Advice is Here: Baylor Law Students and Texas Attorneys Deliver Pro Bono Legal Aid Through E-Portal
Baylor Law has partnered with Naman, Howell, Smith & Lee, PLLC to offer an innovative new kind of pro bono clinic–an “Answer-a-Thon”–using the State Bar of Texas’ Texas Legal Answers website. The purpose of the clinic is threefold: to increase access to justice for low-income Texans; to provide law students with an opportunity to gain practical, real-life experience helping clients and working with experienced attorneys; and to remove barriers to attorneys providing pro bono services.

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Academic Calendar
Library Hours
Tue., Oct. 17
7 a.m. - Midnight
Wed., Oct. 18
7 a.m. - Midnight
Thu., Oct. 19
7 a.m. - Midnight
Fri., Oct. 20
7 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Sat., Oct. 21
7 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Sun., Oct. 22
11 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Mon., Oct. 23
7 a.m. - 2 a.m.
Building Hours for the Public
Tue., Oct. 17
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 18
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thu., Oct. 19
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 20
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 21
Closed
Sun., Oct. 22
Closed
Mon., Oct. 23
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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