Google Scholar Profiles

Google Scholar profiles are becoming more prevalent with law professors. They give professors an in-depth view of data describing how their scholarly works are cited. Google Scholar allows professors to view and reflect …

Shedding Light on Racially Restrictive Covenants

Richard Rothstein's book The Color of Law, this semester's LawReads title, describes the causes and long-lasting socio-economic effects of racially restrictive covenants in housing deeds. Some online projects are digitizing and creating databases of …

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 Court advocates like Rex Lee, Paul Clement, and Seth Waxman …

Hosanna-Tabor Oral Argument

Yesterday the Law School was pleased to host Hannah Clayson Smith as she delivered the Honored Alumni Lecture.  Her lecture focused on religious freedom and her work with the Becket Fund for Religious …

Study Break

Finals can be rough and even the most determined studier needs some breaks.  If you want to stay in the legal state of mind and still have some laughs you might want to …

Law and the Multiverse

Finals are underway and everyone's studying hard.  But, all studiers need a break sometimes.  If you want that break, but want to keep your mind in the legal realm you might want to …

Utah Recodifications

From to time to time the Utah legislature reorganizes and renumbers certain titles in the Utah Code.  This process is known as recodification.  It's ultimate goal is to increase clarity and usability in …

Utah State Courts Forms

As a law student it's likely that you've already had friends or relatives ask you for legal help.  It can be an awkward situation since you're not yet a lawyer and can't give …

Supreme Court Haiku

One of the things Valentine's Day makes me think of is poetry.  That probably comes from the fact that my mom used to write us poems for Valentine's Day.  The only poetry I …

Need a Paper Topic?

Finding a good topic to write about can often be a frustrating part of the writing process.  To help, the Litigation Section of the Utah Bar has developed a topic bank where members …

Legal Writing Awards

Every year The Green Bag: An Entertaining Journal of Law, gives out awards for the best legal writing of the year.  The 2011 awards have just been released and the Blog of Legal …