Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.

The 17th Edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has just been released and BYU Law students and faculty have access to the newest edition…


ProQuest’s Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014

The President of the United States uses Executive Orders to execute a wide variety of actions with regard to the internal operations and…


Oxford’s U.S. Constitutional Law

United States Constitutional Law service is a comprehensive reference resource to help researchers understand the legal and political…


Greenwire

The Law Library has recently acquired access to EnergyWire, ClimateWire, Environment & Energy Daily ( E&E Daily), GreenWire and…


New database: AILALink

Immigration is one of the most significant hot button issues in the U.S. today as interested parties engage in heated debate regarding…


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.…


World Treaty Library

The Law Library is pleased to announce the latest addition to our electronic collection, HeinOnline's World Treaty Library.  This new…


Happy Constitution Day!

September 17 is Constitution Day, a day we celebrate the signing of the Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787 in Philadelphia.  As a researcher,…


New CALI Website

CALI ("The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction") has recently released a revamped version of its website (along with a whole new…


Tax Research

Researching tax law can be tough.  We're lucky enough here to have a law librarian, Dennis Sears, who is a tax research expert.  To help…


Low-Cost Legal Research

As school was coming to an end I blogged about student access to Westlaw/Lexis/Bloomberg for the summer.  While the access to Lexis and…


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…


HeinOnline Alumni Access

The Howard W. Hunter Law Library is excited to announce that it can now offer BYU Law Alums access to HeinOnline's law journal database.…


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…


Lexis Advance Enhancements

A couple of weeks ago, Lexis released some changes to Lexis Advance.  I wanted to run through a couple of them that I thought might be…


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…


Westlaw or Lexis?

One of the questions students frequently ask me is whether they should use Westlaw or Lexis.  My answer is the always frustrating "both."…


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…


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…


Judge Elrod’s Visit

The Law School was fortunate to hear today from the Honorable Jennifer W. Elrod of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth…