The Senate on Wednesday (May 25) confirmed Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla R. Owen, one of the top Baylor University Law School graduates in 1977, as a federal appellate judge with the New Orleans-based Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
Brandon D. Quarles, professor of law and director of the Baylor Law Library, was honored by his alma mater, the University of North Texas (UNT), as a recipient of the university's 2005 Distinguished Alumni Award.
Baylor Undergraduate Mock Trial team member Ashley Stewart was honored as a top attorney at the national finals of the American Mock Trial Association (AMTA) held in Des Moines, Iowa. Stewart received 19 out of a possible 20 points from the judges to win a "Best Attorney" award in the contest.