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Spencer Nelson Wins Award in Religious Freedom Student Writing Competition

Spencer Nelson, a 2013 graduate of the School of Law, received an Honorable Mention for a paper he submitted as a student to the 2013 Religious Freedom Student Writing Competition sponsored by the D.C. Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and Brigham Young University Center for Law and Religion Studies.

Nelson's paper, written during his final semester in law school while a student of Professor Helen Alvaré, was entitled, "Determining the Scope of the Ministerial Exception After Hosanna-Tabor: An Analysis of the Ministerial Exception with Test Suites."

As an award winner, Nelson was an invitee to the 2013 International Religious Liberty Award Dinner held in Washington, D.C., in October.