To preserve by rule of law the mission of BYU.

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Led by General Counsel Michael Orme, the Office of the General Counsel is a team of attorneys that represents the legal interests of Brigham Young University and the other higher education institutions affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Legal Updates

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Federal Documents Detail Sweeping Potential NCAA Violations Involving High-Profile Players, Schools

Documents and bank records obtained in discovery during the federal investigation into the underbelly of college basketball detail in meticulous fashion the expenditures of prominent former NBA agent Andy Miller, his former associate Christian Dawkins and his agency, ASM Sports. They include expense reports and balance sheets that list cash ... Read More

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Updated Cybersecurity Compliance Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Posted

FSA's Senior Advisor of Cybersecurity has updated the Cybersecurity Compliance Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the Cybersecurity Compliance page. This guidance clarifies some of the data security and breach questions asked during the 2017 FSA Training Conference. We hope this information is helpful to schools, their CISOs and other members of ... Read More

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How an Army of Survivors Toppled a President

One by one, they came forward. Inside an Ingham County courthouse, at the sentencing hearing for Larry Nassar, over seven grueling, emotional days, more than 150 women stood to speak. Their statements excoriated Nassar, a prominent sports doctor, for decades of sexual abuse and assault under the guise of medical treatment. It ... Read More