Paul D. Clement, the Solicitor General of the United States, will be the featured speaker for Baylor University's Public Leadership Series at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the Jim Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Classroom and Courtroom (room 127) at the Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center. The program is free and open to the public.
The 2007 edition of America's Best Colleges survey released today by U.S.News & World Report ranks Baylor University in 81st place out of 248 top national doctoral-granting universities. The prestigious survey also gives high marks to Baylor's undergraduate engineering and business programs.
A late House discussion and floor vote in Washington, D.C. threatened to disrupt Baylor Law School's graduation plans for Saturday morning. The keynote address was due to be delivered by Rep. Chet Edwards. Just in case, Professor Jerry Powell was standing by, ready to make the keynote speech if the congressman could not get back to Waco in time.