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…


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…


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…


American Law Reports

  Stuck on a topic and none of your Westlaw or Lexis searches seem to be helping? Want a lot of in-depth information about a topic…


Database for Native American Heritage Month: ProQuest Indian Claims Insight

Native American Heritage Month is winding down, but there’s still time to take a look at a database related to Native American history in…


What’s in the Basement?

Have you ever wondered what’s on the first floor of the law library? Have you ever gone down there and been creeped out by the eerie…


The Miracle of Interlibrary Loan

Did you know that if you are a BYU Law student or faculty member and you can’t find what you need in the BYU Law library, then the…


Google Scholar Profiles

Google Scholar profiles are becoming more prevalent with law professors. They give professors an in-depth view of data describing how…


Celebrating Women’s Suffrage

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment in 2020, the BYU Law Library has unveiled an exhibit of portraits by Utah…


Surprising Things You Can Check Out from the Law Library

Phone or laptop battery dying but you left your charger at home? The law library can help with that. Want to draw a Civ Pro flowchart on…


Announcing LexisNexis Digital Library at BYU on National Read an Ebook Day

We’ve all been counting the days until National Read an Ebook Day today! Well, maybe not. I admit I still prefer a paper book for curling…


Time for the New York Times

Fall is in the air here in Utah, which means it's time for new BYU Law students to set up their accounts to the online New York Times! You…


Don’t Wait Until December to Use Our Study Aids!

BYU Law students and even alumni have access to many different study aids through the BYU Law Library. For example, we have the Examples…


Summer/Graduate Research Access: Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg & Casetext

When you aren’t thinking about finals, you are probably asking yourself: can I use my research accounts this summer? The answer is: Lexis,…


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…


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…


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…


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,…