Accessing Print Materials in the BYU Law Library During This Pandemic

You may have noticed that the BYU Law Library looks a little bit different now. It's locked down to only BYU Law students and faculty. It's…


Accessing Oxford Scholarship Online

Some BYU Law students and faculty are struggling to access sources on Oxford Scholarship Online. While we are working on our IT end to fix…


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…


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…


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…


Comparing State Laws

Are you looking to compare state laws on a specific topic? The library has several resources that might help you find what you’re looking…


Happy Constitution Day!

September 17 is Constitution Day, a day we celebrate the signing of the Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787 in Philadelphia.  As a researcher,…


Legal Info. Overload

Researchers deal with a consistent problem these days - legal information overload.  The sheer amount of legal information can be…


Local Gov’t Law Research

While much of the research lawyers do revolves around state and federal law, local governments also have laws that lawyers should be…


Clark Memorandum

All issues of BYU Law's semiannual publication, the Clark Memorandum, are now digitally available in the Law Library's Digital Collections.…


Life in the Law

Life in the Law, a BYU Law School publication, has recently been digitized and made available electronically by the BYU Law Library.  The…


Journal of Public Law Archive

The Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law and the Howard W. Hunter Law Library have recently partnered to provide full-text access…


Lincoln at Gettysburg

As you're no doubt aware, it's the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.  As a librarian I feel obligated to give you a book…


Judge Elrod’s Visit

The Law School was fortunate to hear today from the Honorable Jennifer W. Elrod of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth…


Law Reviews: Criticism and Defense

We've been talking about law reviews in our legal research class recently, so I was interested to see Adam Liptak's New York Times column…


Help Improve the Bluebook

A favorite past time at law school is complaining about the Bluebook--the legal community's most well-known citation system.  Well, it's…


BYU Law Review Archive

The Brigham Young University Law Review and the Howard W. Hunter Law Library have recently partnered to provide full-text access to all…


Constitution Day in the Library

Happy Constitution Day!  Constitution Day often takes on a different meaning for those that begin studying the law on a regular basis.  As…


Establishment Clause Incorporation

Professor Fred Gedicks' latest article, Incorporation of the Establishment Clause Against the States: A Logical, Textual, and Historical…


BYU Law Faculty Scholarship

A number of BYU Law faculty have posted new articles to SSRN in the last few months.  It's been a busy spring, so I haven't gotten around…


The Importance of Legal Research

Finals are over.  The Write-on is done.  Now it's time for summer jobs and externships to begin.  Summertime is often where students…


Summer Research Success

One week of finals down, a few more days to go.  Good luck to everyone studying hard!  Don't forget that the Law Library has a number of…


Law and Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Professor Gordon Smith has recently added his newest paper, Law and Entrepreneurial Opportunities, to SSRN.  This article was co-authored…