Now Available For This Semester: Online Casebooks and LexisNexis Study Aids

Two legal publishers, LexisNexis and Wolters Kluwer, are making electronic versions of law school casebooks and study aids available for free to law students through late May. Check the two lists below to see if any of…



A Rundown on Legal Radar

You may have seen emails lately advertising the news-feed service Legal Radar. Legal Radar is being described as a “progressive web app” that is “ideal for … all legal professionals who want to keep up with trends.”…



Blast to the Past: Research in Older Versions of the U.S. Code

Recently for a project I needed statutes governing the now-defunct Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC). Immigration regulation in the U.S. has a fascinating history,…



Law Journal Rankings

With submission season upon us, both law faculty and law students can submit to law reviews and journals. With so many options, how do you decide? Some look at the ranking of the law school that publishes the journal.…



Meet the RAs This Semester

This semester we have a team of 7 wonderful RAs who work on faculty research projects and assist students at the Reference Desk. Meet them and their diverse interests below!   William Bates (3L) Is the RA…



New Version of the LexisNexis Digital Library Now Available

LexisNexis and Overdrive have released a major update of the LexisNexis Digital Library. Here are a few things you should know. When you click on the LexisNexis Digital Library link on the Law Library home page, you…



Bar Application Resources

'Tis the season for Bar applications. Did you know that the BYU Law Library has a few resources to help you out? There are several notaries in the BYU Law Library that offer their services free of charge. Just ask at…



UniCourt, a Docket & Legal Analytics Tool, Now Available at BYU Law

One of our goals at the law library is to prepare students for Life After Law School by providing access to a wide variety of technologies, software, and research platforms. We are excited to announce that BYU Law…



Stata

Is data science a necessary part of research or a project you are doing? The library now has Stata, which is a software for statistics and data. With Stata, you can explore, visualize, and model your data results. It…



New Features for Wolters Kluwer Study Aids Online Including Video, Audio

It’s already been a busy week here at the law school, but industrious students who have logged into the Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library (Examples & Explanations Series, etc.) to start studying will have…



Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc.

Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc. is a case pending before the Supreme Court of the United States[1] and had its oral arguments last week.[2] What’s interesting from a law librarian’s perspective about this case is…



ROSS Intelligence Announces Law School Access Program and Corporate Partnerships

ROSS Intelligence has been busy lately! ROSS Intelligence, a legal research platform that uses AI in its search results, made two big announcements over the past week. First, ROSS is providing free accounts to its legal…