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…



Like Environmental Law? Try Greenwire

E&E’s Greenwire, a news service focused on environmental and natural resources law, covers important topics that often do not make the headlines in other news outlets. For example, Greenwire recently published these…



United States Law Week: Legal News

Need an idea for substantial writing? Want to be better prepared for job interviews? Not sure what area of law interests you most? United States Law Week has been keeping attorneys and scholars current on developments…



Comparing State Laws

Are you looking to compare state laws on a specific topic? The library has several resources that might help you find what you’re looking for. Richard A. Leiter, National Survey of State Laws (7th ed. 2015) provides…



SCOTUS Oral Arguments

In Professor Barclay's introduction of yesterday's Law Forum speaker, Professor Douglas Laycock, she mentioned his oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court in Holt v. Hobbs. If you're interested, you can listen to…