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The J. Reuben Clark Law School offers a six-semester course of graduate professional study leading to the Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree.  The following individuals have served as chairmen and acting chairmen: Rex E. Lee (1973-1976, 1977-1982), Carl S. Hawkins (1976-1977, 1982-1986), Bruce C. Hafen (1986-1990), H. Reese Hansen (1990-2004), Kevin J. Worthen (2004-2009), and James R. Rasband (2009- ). The current dean as of 2018 is Douglas Gordon Smith.  
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The J. Reuben Clark Law School offers a six-semester course of graduate professional study leading to the Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree.  The following individuals have served as chairmen and acting chairmen: Rex E. Lee (1973-1976, 1977-1982), Carl S. Hawkins (1976-1977, 1982-1986), Bruce C. Hafen (1986-1990), H. Reese Hansen (1990-2004), Kevin J. Worthen (2004-2009), James R. Rasband (2009-2016), and Douglas Gordon Smith (2016- ).  
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
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J. Reuben Clark Law School Web site, Nov. 6, 2009 (James R. Rasband appointed dean beginning June 15, 2009)
 
J. Reuben Clark Law School Web site, Nov. 6, 2009 (James R. Rasband appointed dean beginning June 15, 2009)
  
Brigham Young University General Catalog 2018-2019, via WWW, Sep. 30, 2019.  
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Brigham Young University General Catalog 2018-2019, via WWW, Sep. 30, 2019
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Wikipedia, via WWW, Nov. 22, 2021 (D. Gordon Smith, dean 2016– )
  
 
==Maintenance Information==
 
==Maintenance Information==

Latest revision as of 13:35, 22 November 2021

The J. Reuben Clark Law School offers a six-semester course of graduate professional study leading to the Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree. The following individuals have served as chairmen and acting chairmen: Rex E. Lee (1973-1976, 1977-1982), Carl S. Hawkins (1976-1977, 1982-1986), Bruce C. Hafen (1986-1990), H. Reese Hansen (1990-2004), Kevin J. Worthen (2004-2009), James R. Rasband (2009-2016), and Douglas Gordon Smith (2016- ).

Description

Established: 1973

Location: Provo, Utah (1973- )

Functions

Students wanting to enroll in the law school must have a bachelor's degree but no specified major. Students should previously take intellectually demanding courses in the subjects of economics, government, history and business and courses which teach them to reason, speak and write precisely, analyze, think abstractly and read carefully. Courses in the J. Reuben Clark Law School include Criminal Law, Conflict of Laws, The Legal Process, Women's Rights, and Tax Procedure.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The J. Reuben Clark Law School functions under the administration of a dean under the president of the University.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University (1973- )

Subordinate unit: International Center for Law and Religion Studies (2000- )

Associated Archival Materials

The founding of the J. Reuben Clark Law School. (KF 292 .J34 H38 1999)

Dedication: to justice, to excellence, to responsibility : proceedings at the convocation and dedication of the J. Reuben Clark College of Law, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, September 5, 1975. (KF 292 .J35 Z5 1975)

Brigham Young University law review, 1993-2003. (UA 1034)

BYU journal of public law, 1993-2003. (UA 1035)

J. Reuben Clark Law School history files, 1974-1998. (Z12/4/I 3, MSS 2185)

The BYU journal of public law. (K 2 .Y8)

Sources

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1973-1974: p. 532, 70 (Rex E. Lee, dean; six-semester course of graduate professional study leading to the Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1976-1977: p. 281 (Carl S. Hawkins, acting dean)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1977-1978: p. 281, 204-205 (Rex E. Lee, dean; courses include Criminal Law, Conflict of Laws, The Legal Process, Women's Rights, and Tax Procedure)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1982-1983: p. 350 (Carl S. Hawkins, dean)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1986-1987: p. 305 (Bruce C. Hafen, dean)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1989-1990: p. 30 (must have a bachelor's degree but no specified major; study subjects of economics, government, history and business; learn to reason, speak and write precisely, analyze, think abstractly and read carefully)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 1990-1991: p. 288 (H. Reese Hansen, dean)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 2004-2005: p. 415 (Kevin J. Worthen, dean)

J. Reuben Clark Law School Web site, Nov. 6, 2009 (James R. Rasband appointed dean beginning June 15, 2009)

Brigham Young University General Catalog 2018-2019, via WWW, Sep. 30, 2019

Wikipedia, via WWW, Nov. 22, 2021 (D. Gordon Smith, dean 2016– )

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00431

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