Baylor Law School Grads to Receive Degrees May 2

April 29, 1998

by Alan Hunt

Fifty-four graduates of Baylor University School of Law are scheduled to receive juris doctor degrees during commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. Saturday in Waco Hall.

The keynote speaker, who was selected by the graduating class to deliver the commencement address, will be Gerald R. Powell, who serves as the Abner V. McCall Professor of Evidence. Powell, a member of the Baylor law faculty since 1986, graduated from Baylor Law School in 1977.

Diplomas will be presented during the program by Law Dean Brad Toben, the Gov. Bill and Vara Faye Daniel Professor of Law.

The honor of hooding the graduates will go to William Underwood, senior Baylor counsel and professor of law, and Louis Muldrow, the Leon Jaworski Professor of Practice and Procedural Law.

The invocation will be given by David Guinn, the Louise L. Morrison Professor of Constitutional Law and Master Teacher.

After the ceremony, a reception for the graduates and their guests will be hosted by the Baylor Law Alumni Association on the lawn of Waco Hall.

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