Explore Content – Lexis Advance

Yesterday Lexis Advance released its Explore Content feature which allows researchers to browse sources by subject or by jurisdiction.  This is something I have been waiting on for a while as it allows a researcher to…



Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

Law students looking to apply for federal clerkships will want to be aware of the library's subscription to the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary.  Now available electronically, the Almanac provides biographical…



New ProQuest Databases Boast Expansive Collections

Indian Claims Insight Indian Claims Insight is a database covering 1789- present that allows researchers to trace the history of specific claims made by Indian Nations and access associated full text documents. The…



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…



Goodbye Loislaw… Hello Fastcase!

Loislaw will no longer be accessible after November 30, 2015. Fastcase has partnered with Wolters Kluwer to help provide former Loislaw users with a new research platform. This transition will be an easy one for…



Research Classes Next Semester

In addition to first year legal research, two advanced legal research classes will be taught next semester. One is the general Advanced Legal Research class that will be taught Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-4:50.  The…



PLi Discover Plus

The Library is now offering access to a great new resource, PLi Discover Plus. This expansive eBook library includes practice-centered materials including books (treatises, answer books, course handbooks), legal forms,…



Secrets and Spies

New Database Acquisitions US Intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009 The U.S intelligence community has been monitoring major wars and conflicts in the Middle East since 1945. These conflicts include civil wars,…



10th Circuit Briefs

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing oral argument at BYU Law School next week. The Law Library has compiled the briefs and lower court opinions in the various cases for law students and faculty to review.



Need Help? Ask The Reference Desk

Are you a 1L working through one of your weekly research assignments? Are you doing research for your substantial writing? Do you have research questions for work? If so, we’d like to help you! Manned by trained law…



BYU Law #1 in Least Debt

BYU Law was #1 in U.S. News's recent "10 Law Schools that Leave Grads with the Least Debt." The article looked at indebtedness of the Class of 2014 and found that BYU Law Grads had an average debt of $54,203, which was…



Welcome, Class of 2018!

The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2018 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to the…