Student Research Papers

A collection of research papers submitted for various courses at the BYU Law School.

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Submissions from 2009

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Witch Hunting: How America has Dealt Legally with Societal Threats From Salem to 9/11, Eric Boyd Vogeler

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The Pledge of Allegiance in the Classroom and the Court: An Epic Struggle over the Meaning of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, Brian Wheeler

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Representing the Underdogs, Reed Willis

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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Education: How the Founders Omitted Education from the Founding Documents, McKenna Woodger

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Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: the Failure of Forced Friendships in Unnatural Balkan Nations from Mohac to Kosovo, Kyle R. Woods

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The Story of My Father, Jordan L. Zendejas

Submissions from 2008

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The President's Veto, Jared Michael Asbury

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Justifications for Patent Systems: the Way it Was, the Way it Is, and the Way it Always Will Be, Mark I. Bentley

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Who's Black, Who's Brown, and Who Cares?: A Legal Discussion of Hernandez v. Texas, Gilbert Bradshaw

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Steaming the Constitutional Convention From a State Patent System to a National Patent System, Robert Branham

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Understanding Roe and its Siblings: Three Functional Constitutional Privacy Right Models to Tell the Story, Timothy L. Chandler

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The Constitutionality of National Conscription: The Selective Draft Law Cases of 1918, Darin A. Childers

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Letters of "His Excellency": Constructing Washington's Road to the Constitutional Convention, Geoffrey C. Dietrich

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Gun Control Misconceptions, Mike Dixon

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An Unnatural Inheritance: The Roman Slave System and its Effects On and Similarities To the Slave Law of the American South, Christopher Droubay

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Evicting the Irrational Approach to Housing Assistance: the History, the Programs and the Ultimate Value of Housing Assistance in the United States, Chelsea M. Dye

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A Balancing Act: Weighing Victims' and Defendants' Rights in the Criminal Justice System, Rhonda Puett Gividen

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Perspectives on the Origins of the Constitution, Roger Seth Higgs

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Evolution of Patent Protection: Have We Learned From the Past?, Travis Jensen

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Removing the Controversy in Environmental Regulation, Michelle Kincaid

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Suicide: Hemlock, the Saturday-Night Special, and Injections Oh My! A Legal and Historical Perspective, Brandee R. Lynch

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Unity in the Wilderness: The Real Lesson of the Iroquois for a New Nation, Chase Manderino

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Why Preflight Searches of Airline Passengers Illustrate the Need for a New Constitutional Approach to the Fourth Amendment, Steven R. Minert

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Benjamin Franklin's Compromise, Bradford Monson

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Mormon Plural Marriage and the Law: 1852-1890, Samuel H. Peterson