Disaggregating Disasters

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


Dennis Sears Honored

Law librarian Dennis Sears was recently awarded the Daniel L. Wade Outstanding Service Award at the American Association of Law Libraries…


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…


Wise, Hamberlin Honored

Congratulations to Professor Jane Wise and Law School Registrar Nancy Hamberlin who were honored this morning at the 2012 Annual University…


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…


Fastcase Advance Sheets

One of the ways attorneys have historically (and some currently) kept up with the legal developments in their jurisdiction is to read cases…


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…


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…


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…


State AG Opinions

The Law Library has recently acquired access to the State Attorney General Reports & Opinions database on HeinOnline.  This database…


Congrats to Dale Swensen!

The Law Library's own Dale Swensen, Head of Technical Services and Digital Access, recently won the Utah Library Association's Special…


Race, Prediction & Discretion

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


The Citator Gap

Using Shepard's or KeyCite to make sure the cases you rely upon are good law is an essential part of the research process.  These citators,…


Y Mountain Trail in Congress

On April 24 Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz introduced a bill to the House of Representatives (H.R. 4484) that would enact the `Y Mountain…


Rethinking Reporter’s Privilege

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


BYU Law Ranked #2

BYU Law ranks number 2 in the U.S. News and World Report's list of 10 Most Popular Law Schools.  This ranking looks at law school yield or…


Law School Recital

You may have wondered if the grand piano in the library ever gets played.  Not often, but tonight it does.  Each year the law school holds…


Religious Freedom Student Writing Competition

Law students interested in religious freedom may be interested in the Religious Freedom Student Writing Competition being sponsored by the…


BYU Law on Least Debt List

The U.S. News and World Report has released a list of 10 Law Schools that Lead to the Least Debt and BYU Law is a member of the club.  The…


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…


Google Scholar Improves Legal Citator

Yesterday Google announced that it's improving its legal citator by changing how it presents citations to legal opinions.  From the Google…


Searching HeinOnline

HeinOnline is one of the most popular databases we offer--and rightfully so.  Its vast collection of pdf legal materials creates an…


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…


Goodwin Liu and WestlawNext

The Law School is privileged to have Justice Goodwin Liu of the California Supreme Court as its Jurist-in-residence beginning tomorrow.  As…