Announcing LexisNexis Digital Library at BYU on National Read an Ebook Day

We’ve all been counting the days until National Read an Ebook Day today! Well, maybe not. I admit I still prefer a paper book for curling up with a good read. But for research and study, ebooks and databases are great…



Time for the New York Times

Fall is in the air here in Utah, which means it's time for new BYU Law students to set up their accounts to the online New York Times! You should receive an email from the New York Times with registration information…



Don’t Wait Until December to Use Our Study Aids!

BYU Law students and even alumni have access to many different study aids through the BYU Law Library. For example, we have the Examples & Explanations Series, Gilbert Law Summaries, Nutshells, Law in a Flash…



Summer/Graduate Research Access: Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg & Casetext

When you aren’t thinking about finals, you are probably asking yourself: can I use my research accounts this summer? The answer is: Lexis, Bloomberg & Casetext: You can use them whenever, wherever. Westlaw: No…



Casetext with CARA AI: Keyword-free Legal Research

Search for caselaw without using keywords? That’s the goal of CARA AI from Casetext. Casetext, a legal research alternative to Westlaw and Lexis, uses CARA AI (Case Analysis Research Assistant, Artificial Intelligence)…



How To Be a Legal Hacker

The Global Legal Hackathon is coming up this weekend, and BYU Law is getting involved again. The Hackathon's purpose is simple: make it easier for lawyers and non-lawyers to engage with the law through thoughtfully…



Shedding Light on Racially Restrictive Covenants

Richard Rothstein's book The Color of Law, this semester's LawReads title, describes the causes and long-lasting socio-economic effects of racially restrictive covenants in housing deeds. Some online projects are…



Job Posting – Legal Technology and Research Librarian

The Howard W. Hunter Law Library at Brigham Young University seeks applicants for the position of Legal Technology and Research Librarian, a professional faculty position (continuing faculty status track), to begin Fall…



The Story Behind MLK’s Name, The Washington Post, and the Value of Newspapers

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day next week, The Washington Post has published a fascinating article entitled The Story of How Michael King Jr. Became Martin Luther King Jr. Did you know that MLK’s birth name was…



Popular Study Aids such as Examples & Explanations Now Available in Ebook Format

Ebook versions of popular law school study aids including Examples & Explanations, Emmanuel CrunchTime, Emmanuel Law Outlines, Glannon Guides, and Friedman’s Practice Series are now available through the BYU Law…



Finals Help

We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less stressful. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams for BYU…



Quimbee Study Aids Are Here!

Just in time to help you prepare for finals, BYU Law now has Quimbee’s online study aids! Sign up for your own personalized account here. Quimbee has outlines, flashcards, practice quizzes and exams, and even videos to…