Quiet Study

The comings and goings in the carrel areas somtimes make it difficult to find absolute silence in which to study during finals time. We remind you to be considerate of your fellow students. I also want to take this time…



Prof. Preston on WiFi

Professor Cheryl Preston has recently written a Utah Bar Journal article entitled "WiFi in Utah." Those with a Westlaw password can access the article here. (The article is not yet available on Lexis.) Those without…



Group Study Rooms

Law students have access to 16 group study rooms within the law library. The group study rooms are popular during finals time, so sign up early if you want one. We also ask that you follow the guidelines set out for use…



Sample Exams

Professor-specific null are available through the law library. Hard copies can be checked out at the circulation desk and electronic copies are available in the For Law Students section of our webpage. Law students…



Extended Hours for Finals

Starting November 26th the Law Library will be open from 6am to 1am to help get you ready for finals. Feel free to come to the reference desk if you need help finding finals study aids. Also check out these previous…



Happy Birthday, President Hunter!

 Today, Nov. 14th, we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the birth of President Howard W. Hunter, for whom the Law Library is named. The Law Library is grateful to carry the name of such an inspiring leader and…



Homer and the Law

Simpsons fans will enjoy this post from the Wall Street Journal Law Blog.



Utah Courts Online

When discussing electronic legal research, it's difficult not to focus on Westlaw and LexisNexis. They are, after all, the 800 lb. gorillas of the topic. And while access to these systems is free to you now (although…



Finals Study Aids

I hate to say it, but November means that finals are just around the corner. But don't worry - the Library is here to help! A few weeks back I blogged about CALI, which is an excellent finals prep tool. Today I want to…



CALI Training

On Thursday, Nov. 8th the library will be providing a training on CALI. Come to rooms 275/76 in the library at 11am to find out how CALI can help you prepare for finals.



Rex E. Lee Advocacy Program

The Rex E. Lee Advocacy Program is nationally recognized as one of the top programs of its kind. In 2007 it was ranked 32nd in the country. In addition, the Advocacy Program has now been independently funded by generous…



Printing Statutory Text Only

Here's a quick tip I learned since becoming a librarian that I wish I would have known as a law student. Since Westlaw and Lexis both contain annotated versions of the U.S. Code, when pulling up a code section you may…