Baylor University Law School will hold its spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, in Jones Concert Hall at the Glennis McCrary Music Building on the Baylor campus. Law Professor Gerald Powell will serve as keynote speaker. Baylor President John M. Lilley also will participate in the program and will award juris doctor degrees to the 61 graduates.
Keep a sense of humor and don't take yourself too seriously. Those were the words of wisdom the Honorable Ed Kinkeade gave to Baylor University Law students at the inaugural John William and Florence Dean Minton Endowed Memorial Academic Convocation.
Baylor University law professors Gerald Powell and Jim Wren were presented with awards of appreciation by the Texas chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) at a ceremony Friday, April 20, at the Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center.
Twenty-four hours after the Strasburger & Price intramural moot court finals, some Baylor law students found themselves back in the Law School's Kronzer Appellate Courtroom ready for oral argument. This time, though, the roles were flipped.
Baptist education in Texas long occupied the thought, energy and philanthropy of Judge Joe E. Briscoe, who passed away April 4 in Devine, Texas, at the age of 92. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 6, at the Briscoe home in Devine, with burial at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, at the Evergreen Cemetery in Devine. A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Devine.
In 2005, a team of Baylor Law students captured the American Trial Lawyers Association Student Trial Advocacy Competition and were declared the national champions. History repeated itself on Sunday, April 1, when the Baylor team of Danny Back, Josh Hedrick, Danny Stokes and James Williams were crowned the national champions at the American Association for Justice (formerly the ATLA) national finals in New Orleans.