Rent a Casebook

Another year of school is just around the corner. One of the things that means is it's time to get your books--a doubly painful process as…


Attorney Advertising

One summer I had the assignment to research attorney advertising for one of the justices of the Utah Supreme Court. Interesting area of the…


Mentoring for New Lawyers

The Utah Supreme Court has recently approved the New Lawyer Training Program that will be administered by the State Bar. This is a…


ASPIRE

 LexisNexis has recently announced its new Associates Serving Public Interests Research Program that supports 2009 graduates pursuing…


Prof. EchoHawk Nomination Hearing

Last Thursday the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held a hearing on the nomination of Professor Larry EchoHawk to be the Assistant…


Judge McConnell Stepping Down

The Blog of LegalTimes is reporting that Judge Michael McConnell is stepping down from his position on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the…


A Class Apart

I received an email today announcing a special advance screening for the BYU community of "A Class Apart," a new film in PBS's American…


Lincoln Bicentennial

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. There are many celebrations set for today including one here in Provo.…


Utah Court Budget Cuts

In her State of the Judiciary speech yesterday, Utah Supreme Court Chief Justice Christine Durham reacted to proposed budget cuts for the…


‘Eats, Shoots & Leaves’ Author Tomorrow”

Tomorrow BYU will welcome Lynne Truss, author of "Eats, Shoots & Leaves," as the University Forum speaker. Her address is titled "Is…


J. Reuben Clark Lecture

Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 29, 2008, former Law School Dean and current BYU Advancement Vice President, null, will be presenting a…


Supreme Court’s New Term

The Supreme Court began its 2008-09 term today. Information on the Supreme Court is everywhere, but I often find myself turning to…


Constitution Day 2008

Today, September 17th, is Constitution Day — an important day for all U.S. citizens, especially lawyers or lawyers-in-training. Check out…


Importance of Legal Research

UNLV Law Librarian Jennifer Gross recently passed along an interesting story about the importance of legal research. This Nevada Supreme…


July 4th

I wanted to wish everyone a Happy Independence Day and remind you that the Law Library will be closed tomorrow, July 4, 2008. If you're…


Memorial Day

In honor of Memorial Day the Law Library will be closed on Monday, May 26, 2008. The White House Commission on Remembrance has organized a…


Library Love

Since many of our students were undergraduates at BYU I thought I'd pass along this blog post by a graduating BYU student describing her…


Oral Argument No-No

Not the best idea to follow this example in moot court or at your job. Source: Legal Profession Blog


The Billable Hour

Recently the Wall Street Journal Law Blog blogged about the billable hour and the California State Bar President's call for reform in…


Rex E. Lee Run

Tomorrow (Mar. 15) BYU will host the Annual Rex E. Lee Run. The race helps raise money for cancer research and honors our beloved inaugural…


The Frugal Law Student

While BYU Law School is one of the best bargains around, let's face it -- you still have student debt. Now you also have a kindred spirit…


Last Living U.S. WWI Vet

American history has always fascinated me. So, while this doesn't deal directly with law I thought I'd share it anyway. The Library of…


Abraham Lincoln

Today, February 12, 2008, marks the 199th anniversary of Lincoln's birth. Next year we will celebrate the Bicentennial of his birth and…


Passing of Sister Hunter

Sister Inis Egan Hunter, wife of President Howard W. Hunter passed away on Sunday at age 93. Read the Deseret Morning News article here.…