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.To preserve by rule of law the mission of BYU
The ministerial exception is a doctrine of constitutional law that provides religious employers, including certain colleges and universities, with a complete defense to many employment-related causes of action.
Compliance with federal tax laws may require universities to take another look at their unrelated business taxable income and executive compensation based on an IRS audit of thirty-four schools and an accompanying report issued in April 2013.
On June 24, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision on the constitutionality of university race-conscious admissions programs.
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