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Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Center for Legal Ethics Honors Baylor Lawyer, Lewis R. Sifford, with Professionalism Award Oct. 22, 2020 Dallas attorney, and the 2019 Baylor Lawyer of the Year, Lewis R. Sifford, JD '72, has been named recipient of the 2020 Morris Harrell Professionalism Award. The award is presented annually by the Dallas Bar Association and the Texas Center for Legal Ethics to exceptional attorneys who best exemplify professional traits that other attorneys admire and should strive to emulate. Baylor Law Announces Addition of Spring Start to its Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management Program Oct. 13, 2020 In response to the demand from well-qualified applicants, Baylor Law is pleased to announce it will add a Spring cohort to its Executive LL.M. in Litigation Management. With a full Fall cohort now underway, the addition of an annual Spring cohort will allow more lawyers to join this elite network of candidates. Longtime Adjunct Professor Walt Shelton Releases New Book of Meditations Oct. 13, 2020 Walt Shelton, Adjunct Professor of Law and one of the most-read faith columnists in Texas, will celebrate the release his latest book of meditations, The Daily Practice of Life: Practical Reflections Toward Meaningful Living on Thursday, October 15th. Baylor Law Hosts Second Criminal Law Bootcamp of 2020 Oct. 5, 2020 The second Criminal Law Bootcamp of 2020 offered an intense introduction to Texas state criminal practice taught by highly experienced prosecutors, criminal defense lawyers, and judges. Through a series of lectures, strategic breakout discussions, and mock trial exercises, students were exposed to real-world criminal case theories and preparation skills that are essential for successful criminal prosecution and defense.

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