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Backman, James H.



  • Existence: 1943-

Biographical History

James H. Backman (born 1943) is a law professor in Utah.

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.

His A practical guide to disputes between ... c1989- : t.p. (James H. Backman)

James H. Backman papers, 1992-2008 (James H. Backman is a Professor of Law at the J. Rueben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah ; he joined the faculty in 1974)

BYU Law, August 13, 2014 (James H. Backman; Stephen L. Richards Professor of Law; began successful law externship model program; joined BYU faculty in 1974; editor of Law Review; founder of Jacobsen Center; director of Office of Academic Internships; Law School Placement Office; Journal of Public Law; LL. M. Program; externship program; International Law and Management Review; married to Lynn Kimball Jones; father of six children and three step-children)

Familysearch, August 13, 2014 (James Hilmer Backman: United States Public Records, 1970-2009; b. Dec. 31, 1943)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Backman papers

Identifier: MSS 7666
Scope and Contents

Contains publications, curriculum materials, and other items produced and collected by Backman related to his work at the J. Reuben Clark Law School. Contains teaching materials from his courses, as well as documentation on the school's internship program. Materials date from between 1977 and 2008.

Dates: 1977-2008

J. Reuben Clark Law School records on externship program, 1982-2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7666 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains records documenting the history of the J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Law School's externship program and Backman's involvement with the program. Also contains information about the law school's LawHelp program, in which law students provide pro bono legal services for the community. Dated 1982-2008.

Dates: 1982-2008

James H. Backman papers on academic internships, 1977-2005

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7666 Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains records related to Backman's work with academic internships at Brigham Young University, in particular with the Jacobsen Center for Service and Learning. Dated 1977 to 2005.

Dates: 1977-2005

James H. Backman publications, 1998-2006

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7666 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains material related to publications co-authored or founded by Backman. Contains materials related to the publications "Utah Property Law" and the journal "Law School International Law and Management Review". Dated 1998-2006.

Dates: 1998-2006

James H. Backman teaching papers, 1993-2004

 Series — Carton 5: Series 4 [Barcode: 31197232574001]
Identifier: MSS 7666 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains materials related to courses that Backman taught at the J. Reuben Clark Law School. Contains readings and syllabi related to a professional seminar course, as well as a course on pro bono law programs.

Dates: 1993-2004

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Archival Object 4
Collection 1
Law -- Study and teaching -- Utah -- Provo 4
Internship programs -- Utah -- Provo 2
Outlines 2
Publications 2
Articles 1