PLi Discover Plus

The Library is now offering access to a great new resource, PLi Discover Plus. This expansive eBook library includes practice-centered…


Secrets and Spies

New Database Acquisitions US Intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009 The U.S intelligence community has been monitoring major wars and…


BYU Law Paper Series now on SSRN

Take a look at the exciting things BYU law faculty members are working on by subscribing to the Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark…


Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. Reboot

ProQuest’s Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. is getting a makeover! The cleaner, more intuitive interface will go live June 1st ProQuest…


Unique Database Available Soon…

U.S. Intelligence on Europe, 1945-1995 This interesting digital collection contains over 4,000 formerly classified U.S. government…


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…


New York Times Access

BYU Law students and faculty can wave goodbye to the 10 article monthly limit on the New York Times website.  The Law Library has recently…


Law Journal Rankings 2013

The Washington & Lee Law Library has recently updated its Law Journal Rankings to include data from 2013.  The rankings take into…


Joseph Smith Hearings Reenacted

Last week the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum hosted a reenactment of three habeas corpus hearings involving Joseph Smith in the 1840s.…


Acquisition Agreements MOOC

You may or may not have heard of a MOOC before, but that may not last long.  The National Law Journal reports (registration required) that…


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…


Law and Entrepreneurial Opportunities

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


Baradaran on Int’l Law Compliance

Professor Shima Baradaran has recently posted her newest article, Does International Law Matter?, to SSRN.  The article, which is…


Law Journal Rankings

The Washington & Lee Law Library has recently updated its Law Journal Rankings to include data from 2012.  The rankings take into…


New KIC Scanner

As some of you may have noticed, the Law Library recently purchased and installed a new KIC Scanner near the 2nd floor reference desk.…


Unpublished Hearings

The word "unpublished" can often be misleading in today's legal research environment.  These days documents that are "unpublished" are now…


History of SCOTUS Nominations

Nominations to the Supreme Court of the United States are always a hot topic - especially in law school.  With President Obama's reelection…


Preston on Infancy Doctrine

Professor Cheryl Preston and co-author Brandon Crowther have posted their latest article, Minor Restrictions: Adolescence Across Legal…


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…


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…


Congress and the Courts

Article III of the Constitution begins "The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court, and in such inferior…


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…