The People's Law School will return for a second year from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Saturday, March 3. Hosted by Baylor Law School, the one-day, free event is designed to make the law "user friendly" and to educate consumers about their legal rights.
The audience sat spellbound, listening to one of the primary field generals describe one of the seminal moments in U.S. history. On Wednesday, Feb. 21, in celebration of Black History Month, U.S. Congressman John Lewis spoke to more than 200 Baylor law students, Baylor faculty and the general public about his involvement as one of the "Big Six" in the Civil Rights Movement in the early 1960s.
In celebration of Black History Month, U.S. Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis will speak at Baylor Law School at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, in room 127. Additionally, a special showing of the civil rights documentary "Bridge to Freedom," part of the PBS "Eyes on the Prize" series, will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19, in room 122. Lewis's lecture and the showing of "Bridge to Freedom" are free and open to the public.
Baylor law students Kristi Kautz and Ginger Hunter won first place in the American Bar Association's Client Counseling regional competition, held Feb. 10 at South Texas School of Law in Houston. The team will advance to the national competition, which will be held March 16-17 at SMU.
Baylor University Law Professor Jeremy Counseller will deliver the keynote address at Baylor Law School's commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Waco Hall. Baylor President John M. Lilley also will participate in the program and will award juris doctor degrees to 27 graduates.