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…


Hein Search Tip Update

When customers speak, Hein listens and acts--quickly.  I recently received an email from HeinOnline's Vice President of Production…


Hein Search Tip

I love HeinOnline.  It's a must-have for all academic legal research.  With that said, there are still a few minor things I've learned to…


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.…


Citations to Old Cases

Last week I blogged about the HeinOnline/Fastcase partnership.  One of the things I've noticed as I've been looking at the cases provided…


Cases in HeinOnline

A recent partnership between HeinOnline and Fastcase now provides access to cases within HeinOnline.  Until now, HeinOnline users have only…


Downloading on HeinOnline

I noticed the other day that HeinOnline changed their printer icon for a download icon.  This makes a lot of sense because the articles…


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…


Foreign & Comparative Law Collection

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


Historical State Statutes

HeinOnline is a great place to go for historical legal materials.  Hein has recently added to its impressive collection by making available…


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…


Congress and the Courts

The Law Library recently added a new HeinOnline library - Congress and the Courts.  This library provides access to legislative materials…


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…


State AG Opinions

The Law Library has recently acquired access to the State Attorney General Reports & Opinions database on HeinOnline.  This database…


Searching HeinOnline

HeinOnline is one of the most popular databases we offer--and rightfully so.  Its vast collection of pdf legal materials creates an…


State Session Laws

The Utah Legislature is currently in session.  Bills are being introduced, discussed, debated, amended, and some will ultimately be passed,…


American Indian Law Resources

With one of its professors, Larry EchoHawk, serving in the Obama administration as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, BYU Law School…


Pentagon Papers

Recently my wife and I watched  "The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers."  It was an interesting…


Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

Students and faculty at BYU Law have a number of international connections.  Because of that, interest in foreign law is quite high.  One…


History of International Law

HeinOnline is one of our favorite resources here in the law library.  Most law students know it as the place to get pdf versions of law…


50 State Surveys

One of the most daunting and painful research projects asked of research assistants is the 50 state survey.  In short, this requires you…


Legal Research in Foreign Countries

We know that many of our students will be doing externships overseas this summer.  Unfortunately, many of the resources you've learned…