U. professor to receive LDS law award

Published: Thursday, Jan. 24 2013 12:37 p.m. MST

The J. Reuben Clark Law Society will award Dean Hiram Chodosh of the S.J. Quinney College of Law the Franklin S. Richards Public Service Award at the Law Society’s Annual Broadcast Lecture on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

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SALT LAKE CITY — A law professor at the University of Utah will receive an award from an international organization of Mormon lawyers.

On Friday, the J. Reuben Clark Law Society will award Dean Hiram Chodosh of the S.J. Quinney College of Law the Franklin S. Richards Public Service Award at the Law Society’s Annual Broadcast Lecture.

The award will be given in recognition of Chodosh’s work on legal reform and his leadership and support of programs undertaken by the U., according to the school.

After the presentation of the award and remarks by Chodosh, Larry Echo Hawk, the former U.S. assistant secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs and currently a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will deliver the annual lecture.

The program will be held in the Little Theater of the LDS Conference Center at 6 p.m. Tickets are available in the front office.

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