John Lee Hancock, writer and director of the Academy Award-nominated film The Blind Side and a Baylor Law alumnus, will be the keynote speaker at Baylor Law School's commencement exercises at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 1, Waco Hall. While the majority of floor seats will be reserved for graduates and their guests, a limited number of seats in the Waco Hall balcony will be available to the public.
A Baylor Law School assistant professor who studies immigration law has evaluated Arizona's recent immigration legislation and believes it violates the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Baylor University graduate programs in business, law, the sciences, education and health disciplines were among those nationally ranked in the 2011 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," which are available in the May 2010 edition of U.S.News & World Report magazine.
Baylor Law School's Trial Advocacy program was ranked the fourth best in the nation in the law specialty rankings in U.S. News and World Report's 2011 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools." Last year, the Baylor Law Trial Advocacy program ranked seventh.
Best-selling author Dr. David Aikman will present "Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity is Transforming China and Changing the Global Balance of Power" as part of a lecture series by the J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies and co-sponsored by the Asian Studies Program.