- Backman, James H. (Creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to publish material from James H. Backman papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
5 cartons (5 linear ft.)
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
James Hilmer Backman was born December 31, 1943. He joined the Brigham Young University faculty in 1974. He served as the original editor-in-chief of the BYU Law Review (1974). He was founding director of BYU's Jacobsen Center for Service and Learning and university director of BYU's Office of Academic Internships. He founded the Law School Placement Office in 1974, the BYU Journal of Public Law in 1975, the LL. M. program for visiting foreign lawyers in 1986, the externship program in 1992, and the BYU International Law and Management Review in 2003.
Professor Backman is married to Lynn Kimball Jones. He is the father of six children and three step-children.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred; J. Reuben Clark Law School; August 2014.
Processed; Hannah Waddel; August 2014.
- Register of James H. Backman papers
- J. Gordon Daines III
- 30 September 2010
- Description rules
- Language of description
- 2014 August 15: Revised; Hannah Waddel; August 2014.