SL Trib Cites Baradaran Study

Professor Shima Baradaran's study, Predicting Violence, was recently cited in a Salt Lake Tribune article about Utah's pretrial jail…


ABA Blawg 100

Each year the ABA Journal selects 100 of the best law blogs - aka blawgs - in its Blawg 100.  The Blawg 100 is a great place to go to check…


Jensen on Cyber Attacks

Professor Eric Jensen has recently posted his newest paper, Cyber Attacks: Proportionality and Precautions in Attack, to SSRN.  It will be…


Preston on Adhesion Contracts

Professor Cheryl Preston and co-author Eli McCann have recently posted their newest article, Lewellyn Slept Here: A Short History of Sticky…


Gedicks Papers

Professor Fred Gedicks has recently posted two of his newest papers to SSRN.  The first, Ironies of Hosanna-Tabor, will be published in the…


Disaggregating Disasters

Professors Lisa Grow Sun and RonNell Andersen Jones have recently posted their newest article, Disaggregating Disasters, to SSRN.  Their…


Goldsmith Article Published Posthumously

BYU Law Professor Michael Goldsmith always taught his students to be "can do" lawyers.  He certainly was one himself.  Even when he was…


October’s First Monday

Until I came to law school I never realized that the first Monday in October was any different than other Mondays--October or otherwise.…


Death Is Different No Longer

One of our new BYU Law School Fellows, Professor Elizabeth Bennion, has recently posted her newest article to SSRN.  The article, Death is…


BYU Law’s Founding Documents

Elder Dallin H. Oaks was the featured speaker at BYU Law's Annual Founder's Day Dinner last night in Salt Lake.  Elder Oaks was the…


Prof. Fleming Paper

Professor Cliff Fleming has recently submitted his newest paper, A Note on the Zimmer Case and the Concept of Permanent Establishment, to…


Lexis Advance

By now most of our students should be aware of Lexis Advance, Lexis's newest iteration and competitor to WestlawNext.  In an attempt to get…


Where to Start Researching?

One of the common questions you'll face when receiving a new legal research assignment is "Where should I start?"  There's a number of…


Banking and the Poor

Professor Mehrsa Baradaran recently took a new job at the University of Georgia School of Law.  We're sad to see her go, but wish her good…


Race, Prediction & Discretion

Professor Shima Baradaran has recently posted her newest article, Race, Prediction & Discretion to SSRN.  This article will be…


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory & the Law

Reading legal opinions and scholarship can be heavy.   If I ever need a break and want some well-written, informative and humorous legal…


Govt Info for the Public for 4 Decades

Today, May 4, 2012, marks the Hunter Law Library’s fortieth anniversary as an official federal depository library. To mark the occasion, a…


Researching Municipal Law

One area of law that we generally don't have much time to cover in our first year legal research classes is local legislation.  Municipal…


Rethinking Reporter’s Privilege

Professor RonNell Andersen Jones recently posted her newest article, Rethinking Reporter's Privilege, to SSRN.  This article will be…


Summer Research Success

Finals are nearly over.  Graduation is here.  Congratulations on completing another year of law school! In a few weeks law students will…


Becoming a Better Online Researcher

Online legal research is  a critical skill in today's law practice.  The nature of legal controversies requires legal researchers to go…


Dean Morant and Sir Thomas More

Yesterday we were pleased to have Dean Blake Morant from Wake Forest University School of Law present the Bruce C. Hafen Distinguished…


BYU Law Review Moves Up

Each year the Washington and Lee School of Law announces its rankings of the nation's law journals.   In a nutshell, the Washington and Lee…


Researching Administrative Decisions

Administrative agencies are interesting creatures in our system of government.  They are part of the executive branch, but have…