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…


New Research Guide for Faculty Research Assistants

Are you going to be a research assistant for a faculty member this summer? Or, are you a faculty member that just hired a new research…


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…


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…


SCOTUS Oral Arguments

In Professor Barclay's introduction of yesterday's Law Forum speaker, Professor Douglas Laycock, she mentioned his oral argument before the…


History of Supreme Court Nominations

By now everyone knows that Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to the United States Supreme Court. In thinking about what comes next, I…


Treatises on Lexis

Often one of the best places to start legal research is with a legal treatise.  This is especially true for law students who have less…


Summer Research Access

One of the questions we often get from students is whether they can access resources like Westlaw and Lexis during their jobs and…


Finals Help

We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less…


Rex Lee and Oyez

Attendees of the Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition Finals were encouraged  to listen to the Supreme Court oral arguments of great Supreme…


Foreign and Int’l Law Research

While most legal research classes naturally focus on researching the law of the United States, there is a large body of foreign and…


Tax Research

Researching tax law can be tough.  We're lucky enough here to have a law librarian, Dennis Sears, who is a tax research expert.  To help…


Flash Cards

While it's hard to believe, November is here (and has been for almost a week!).  Unfortunately, November in law school means finals are…


Congress and the Courts

The Law Library recently added a new HeinOnline library - Congress and the Courts.  This library provides access to legislative materials…


Library Catalog Enhancements

The Law Library catalog is the place to go to find books (both print and electronic) in our collection.  Recently a few more features were…


Judge Griffith, YouTube & Jimmer

D.C. Circuit Court Judge Tom Griffith (who is also an adjunct professor here at the law school) recently authored an opinion in which he…


AudioCaseFiles

If there's one thing you do a lot in law school it's read.  We've had one week of school and you've probably read (or at least have been…


Getting Ready for Finals

I can't believe it's April again.  Crazy.  And, unfortunately for students, April and law school--at least BYU Law School--mean finals.…


New Semester Resources

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a great break and recharged their batteries for the new semester. I thought I'd start off the year by…


CDs – Finals Prep

In addition to print study aids, the law library also has a collection of CDs and audio tapes that may help you brush up before finals.…


Study Aids – Finals Prep

The Law Library has a number of print study aids that can be quite useful to you as you study for finals. Many of these books provide…


Sample Exams – Finals Prep

When studying for final exams I always found it quite helpful to look at professor-specific sample exams. Doing so can give you a feel for…


Bar Study

With bar exam prep in full swing I thought I'd mention that the Law Library has several resources to help with your bar study. Last year we…


Research Help This Summer

While you're out at your jobs and externships this summer, the law librarians will be holding down the fort. So, if you need us - let us…