Forty-six graduates of Baylor University School of Law are scheduled to receive juris doctor degrees during commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, in Jones Concert Hall at the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
It was standing-room-only at Baylor Law School's Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Courtroom July 9 as hundreds of people attended a Texas congressional redistricting hearing. The event proved to be a marathon session, lasting until midnight. as elected officials and members of the public had their say.
With limited parking and an overflow crowd expected at the July 9 redistricting hearings at Baylor University's Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center, officials are encouraging citizens to use a free shuttle service from the Ferrell Center to the law school. An additional room also will be available to accommodate the public.
Baylor Law School's impressive Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Courtroom will be a hub of activity this week as the venue for a Texas congressional redistricting hearing. The hearings are being conducted around the state to receive public comment and testimony on redistricting Texas' 32 seats in Congress.
Baylor Law School is THE place to be, according to the number of people who are clamoring to study law there. Overall applications for fall, spring and summer combined, increased 88.3 percent from 2001 to 2003, according to Dean Brad Toben.
Baylor law student Paul Bailiff was named top advocate by justices of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals at the Moot Court Tournament, sponsored by the Texas Young Lawyers Association during the recent Texas State Bar Convention in Houston.