Don't forget to mark your calendars! It is now official, the 2011 Top Ten Most Mormon Friendly Law Schools list will be published October 31, 2011. Las Vegas oddsmakers are currently taking bets on which law schools will make the list. Any predictions?
Below is another email I recently received that I thought might be of interest...c.d.
Dear Law Society Members:
Many of you have watched with interest the development of the LDS International Society. We have agreed to forward the link to the proceedings of their 22nd Annual Conference to you.
We are pleased to announce the publication of the Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Conference of the LDS International Society, held on April 4, 2011. The conference featured keynote speakers Michael K. Young, former University of Utah president and former chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and John Graz, secretary-general of the International Religious Liberty Association (IRLA).A copy of the proceedings can be obtained in PDF format through our website, www.ldsinternationalsociety.org. To access this year’s proceedings, log into the website and click on the “Proceedings” tab at the top of the page. Printed versions of the previous year’s proceedings are available for $6.00 each. To purchase any of our printed conference proceedings, please call (801) 422-3377 to pay by credit card, or send a check to the LDS International Society office address listed below.
The LDS International Society 139 Herald R. Clark Building Provo, UT 84602
The J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University is seeking applicants for one or more continuing faculty status track faculty positions to begin Fall Semester 2012. Candidates should have a juris doctorate or other law degree. In addition, a successful applicant must have an outstanding academic background, a record that indicates a strong likelihood of becoming a well-published and nationally recognized scholar, and an intense commitment to teaching, research and writing that will leave no time for significant law practice or consulting. Anticipated curricular needs include Bankruptcy, Business Associations, Civil Procedure, Contracts, Employment Law, Evidence, Federal Courts, Federal Taxation, Intellectual Property, Interviewing and Counseling, Negotiation, Professional Responsibility, Real Estate Finance, Secured Transactions, Securities Law, and Wills, Estates and Trusts, but all applications that satisfy the criteria in the preceding sentence will be considered. Applications should be submitted by August 24, 2011. Interested persons should create an online faculty application athttps://yjobs.byu.edu, posting number 110506. Each applicant’s resume or cover letter should include (1) a description of the applicant’s research agenda, (2) a list of preferred courses to teach, and (3) references. BYU, an equal opportunity employer, requires all faculty to observe the university’s honor code and dress and grooming standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.