Forty-one graduates of Baylor University School of Law are scheduled to receive juris doctor degrees during commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 31, in Jones Concert Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building.
Baylor Law Professor Bill Underwood reached the pinnacle of his professional career when a Texas district court ordered the death sentence of Underwood's client be commuted to life. Read the story of the 15-year saga below.
A Baylor Law Review article he authored last year has netted a prestigious national award for Matthew C. Cordon, associate professor of law and reference librarian at Baylor Law School. He has been named one of two recipients of the 2004 Outstanding Article Award presented by the Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.
Mexia-born attorney JoAl Cannon-Sheridan, a 1992 graduate of Baylor Law School, was honored as the 2004 Baylor University Young Lawyer of the Year at a Baylor Law Alumni Association reception held during the State Bar of Texas Convention.