Faculty Bibliographies

The Law Library webpage gives you access to bibliographies for each of the faculty members here at the Law School. This link, "Law School Faculty Publications," has recently been moved to the Quick Links portion of the…



Key Numbers

 You may have noticed that Westlaw has added a new "Key Numbers" link at the top of its research screens. For now it's yellow, so you can't miss it. This new link gives easy access to some different ways you can subject…



Patrick Henry

Judge McConnell gave a very interesting and insightful lecture today on "Patrick Henry and the Deepest Meaning of the Constitution." I learned much about this overlooked founding father, who Judge McConnell called the…



Judge McConnell

Tomorrow the Law School will host Judge Michael W. McConnell of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals for the Distinguished Annual Lecture. His topic will be "Patrick Henry and the Deepest Meaning of the Constitution." In…



Law Books to China

Under the direction of Professor Wardle, our law faculty has donated law books to be used for legal education in China. Read the BYU News Release here.



Prof. Smith’s Blog

Did you know that we have a well-known legal blogger in our midst? Well, we do (and it's certainly not me). Professor Gordon Smith is the co-founder of and regular contributor to Conglomerate, a blog about "business,…



Welcome Back and Changes

We hope your winter break went well and while you may not be glad you're back, we are. The library feels too quiet when you're gone. During the break we did have some significant changes in the library that you should…



Dean Rasband

Yesterday it was announced that Dean James R. Rasband was appointed to serve as Associate Academic Vice-President for Faculty at the University level effective January 14, 2008. Read the BYU News Release.



Sick of Studying?

I've tried to bring you some helpful tips for finals (see here, here, here, here, here and here), but this being the 2d week of finals the best I can do is offer you a short diversion to rest your brain for a minute.…



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…