Finals Time

Believe it or not, December is here.  That means finals are right around the corner.  We do our best to help our students out during finals…


American Law Institute Library

The Restatement of Torts was a prominent part of one of the oral arguments when the Utah Supreme Court visited the Law School a few weeks…


HeinOnline Alumni Access

Earlier this year the BYU Law Library entered into an agreement to provide BYU Law Alums with access to HeinOnline's law journal database.…


Legal Info. Overload

Researchers deal with a consistent problem these days - legal information overload.  The sheer amount of legal information can be…


New Classrooms

As many of you know, the library's room 275/76 was one of several areas under construction this summer.  Room 275/76 was originally the…


Welcome, Class of 2017!

The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2017 to the law school!  We're excited that you're here with us and want you to know that…


New Library Website

Today we're happy to announce the launch of our new website!  A lot of hard work has gone into the new design, especially by our webmaster…


Goodbye, Galen

Tomorrow we say goodbye to our wonderful faculty services librarian, Galen Fletcher. Galen has been a fantastic colleague and someone whom…


Armed Conflicts Database

The Law Library has recently subscribed to the International Institute for Strategic Studies' Armed Conflicts Database.  This database…


Digital Collections

100,000 downloads.  That was the milestone our digital repository hit last week.  Pretty impressive if you ask us.  The Howard W. Hunter…


Summer Help

The Write-On is winding down and externships and jobs will soon be starting up.  Just because you'll be gone for the summer doesn't mean…


Get Ready for Finals

It's hard to believe finals are already here.  As always, the library has a number of resources and services to help you get ready for…


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…


Life in the Law

Life in the Law, a BYU Law School publication, has recently been digitized and made available electronically by the BYU Law Library.  The…


National Law Journal

The Law Library has recently subscribed to the electronic version of the National Law Journal, a legal news source.  The National Law…


Journal of Public Law Archive

The Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law and the Howard W. Hunter Law Library have recently partnered to provide full-text access…


BYU Law Alum to Clerk for SCOTUS

The BYU Law School website recently ran an interview with BYU Law School alum Robert Stander ('11) announcing his clerkship with Justice…


vLex for Foreign Law

Each year a number of our students do research on the laws of foreign countries.  Finding these laws can be challenging, especially if you…


Paper Topics

Welcome back!  It's a new year and a fresh start.  I had a question at the reference desk yesterday about where to look for topics for…


The Law of Superheroes

Finals are here and students are studying hard.  But, even the best studiers need a break once in a while.  If you're looking for a break,…


Finals Help

I've already blogged a bit about some of the resources we have to help with finals prep - Flash Cards, Sample Exams, and CALI.  Here are a…


CALI Interactive Tutorials

Do you need to brush up on torts or property?  How about business associations or tax?  CALI might be just the resource you need to get up…


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…


Winter Semester Classes

As you arrange your schedule for Winter semester, keep in mind that there are some great classes to help you expand your research skills…