The J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University was founded in 1973. It has since grown to be one of the most prestigious law schools in the country. BYU Law's faculty develops unique initiatives that are based on original scholarship. These initiatives lead to influential annual conferences, academic colloquia, and innovative course offerings. They also provide students with engaging, experiential learning opportunities. BYU Law's teaching mission goes beyond the classroom. It aims to develop leaders in communities around the globe. The law school makes progress in areas like social change, transactional design, and entrepreneurship. It also promotes its commitment to empowering individuals and communities by the rule of the law.