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…


Legal Research From The Bar

We talk a lot about Westlaw and Lexis in our legal research classes, but there are a number of other low-cost/free legal research resources…


Encyclopedia of Public International Law

If you're interested in learning more about public international law, the library's subscription to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public…


BYU Law Review Archive

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


Immigration Law & Policy

Immigration law and policy is always a hot topic in the U.S.  In order to provide additional resources for research in the area of…


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…


Audio Cases

Law students and lawyers read a lot.  First years are experiencing that fact for the first time this week.  We hope it's going well.  While…


Foreign & Comparative Law Collection

The Law Library has recently subscribed to the Parker School of Foreign & Comparative Law Collection on HeinOnline.  This collection…


Opposition to Working Late

A few weeks ago I was doing some legislative history research in the 1868 Congressional Globe - the precursor to today's Congressional…


Westlaw China

The Law Library has recently subscribed to Westlaw China, Westlaw's online legal database of Chinese law.  Westlaw China contains…


Finding Treatises on Lexis Advance

As students head out to work this summer we see fewer and fewer around the library.  But, that doesn't mean we're not busy helping with…


Researching Foreign Law

Every year a number of our students head out to do externships in foreign countries.  This is a great opportunity to learn about a…


Judge Matheson’s Visit

BYU Law was pleased to host Judge Scott Matheson, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit yesterday as its Jurist in…


U.S. Statistics

If you're looking for statistics from the United States the Statistical Abstract has always been a great place to go.  Since 1878 the…


Job Search Help

The Law Library provides its students with a number of resources to help with your job search.  Many of these resources are legal…


Picking Paper Topics

About this time of year we begin getting requests for help developing topics for papers.  While we have several different resources that…


History of SCOTUS Nominations

Nominations to the Supreme Court of the United States are always a hot topic - especially in law school.  With President Obama's reelection…


CALI Lessons

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…


Congress and the Courts

Article III of the Constitution begins "The judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one Supreme Court, and in such inferior…


Circuit Splits

Circuit splits are a popular topic for student law journal Notes.  About this time of year, law journal editors are beginning (or at least…


Leadership Library

  Next week is Placement Break and we know many of you will be working on securing a job.  The Library has a few resources that can…


Environmental Law Reporter

If you're interested in environmental law you should become familiar with the library's subscription to the Environmental Law Reporter.…


The New THOMAS

For several years now, THOMAS.gov has served as a valuable place to find free legislative information on the internet.   Researchers can…


Happy Constitution Day!

Today is Constitution Day--a day in which we celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution by members of the Constitutional Convention on…