Baylor Law School and its trial advocacy program and other Baylor graduate programs, including business, education, and biological sciences, are ranked in the 2007 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools" announced today (Friday, March 31) by U.S.News & World Report.
As state lawmakers prepare for a special legislative session on public school finance, Baylor University will host a community forum on various reform proposals from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, in the Kronzer Courtroom (room 127) of Baylor Law School.
Hundreds of graduates, students, friends and supporters of Baylor Law School are expected to attend the annual Law Day dinner April 8 at the Ferrell Center when former Baylor General Counsel Noley Bice Jr. receives the 2006 Baylor Lawyer of the Year award.
A surprise 90th birthday celebration awaited Baylor Law Professor Emeritus Matt Dawson when he visited the Law School this week. Faculty, staff members and law alumni gathered in the faculty lounge to greet the former Practice Court director and legendary Texas attorney.
Faculty members and administrators representing up to 30 religiously affiliated law schools nationwide are expected to attend a conference scheduled for March 30-April 1 at Baylor Law School. Titled, "Justice Through the Lens of Faith," the sixth conference of Religiously Affiliated Law Schools (RALS) could attract about 100 participants, according to Baylor Law Professor Mark Osler, the program organizer.
NEW YORK -- Students from Baylor Law School were last night declared the winners of The Judge Conrad B. Duberstein Moot Court Competition, the nation's only moot court competition devoted entirely to bankruptcy law. Jointly sponsored by St. John's University School of Law, N.Y., and the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the prestigious competition is named for distinguished St. John's alumnus and former ABI Director Chief Judge Conrad B. Duberstein.
Baylor Law School fielded the top two teams among 27 law school teams competing in the regional tournament of the prestigious American Bar Association (ABA) National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Washington, D.C. during the weekend.
Baylor Law Professor Melissa A. Essary has been named the new dean of the School of Law at Campbell University, a leading Baptist university in North Carolina, effective July 1, 2006. Her selection, following a national search by Campbell University administrators, was formally announced today (March 2) on the university's website.