Treatises on Lexis

Often one of the best places to start legal research is with a legal treatise.  This is especially true for law students who have less…


Summer Research Access

One of the questions we often get from students is whether they can access resources like Westlaw and Lexis during their jobs and…


Summer Help

Finals are almost over and students will be heading out for jobs and externships over the summer.  We want students to know that the law…


Research Help This Summer

Congratulations everyone! You made it through another year of law school. We hope you get a chance to relax for a bit before you set off…


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…


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…


WL/LX/BL Summer Access

Finals are over!  Congrats!  Now that "summer" is here, it's time to answer a question that I get often throughout the school year.  Can…


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…


UT Supreme Court Visit

Tomorrow the Law School will host the Utah Supreme Court as they hear two cases in the Moot Court Room.  This is a fantastic opportunity…


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…


Construction Update

As many of you know the University has begun a number of construction projects now that law school is out for the summer.  While we're not…


The Importance of Legal Research

Finals are over.  The Write-on is done.  Now it's time for summer jobs and externships to begin.  Summertime is often where students…


Research Help This Summer

Jumping into a research project for a new employer can be nerve-wracking.  You want to do things right and get the summer off on a good…


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…


Summer Research Success

One week of finals down, a few more days to go.  Good luck to everyone studying hard!  Don't forget that the Law Library has a number of…


Lexis/Westlaw/Bloomberg Summer Access

The last legal research classes of the semester will be held today.  While that's likely welcome news for many, it means that the next…


Bloomberg Law

As we get closer to summer, it's time to start thinking about the jobs/externships you'll be doing once school is out.  One thing you're…


Lexis Advance This Summer

Lexis has just announced that law students will have unlimited access to Lexis Advance this summer.  That means you can use Lexis Advance…


Sequestration Explained

First it was the "fiscal cliff," now "sequestration" is the buzzword of the hour surrounding Congress and the President.  If you're not yet…


Court Pleadings on Bloomberg Law

As you research this summer, one of the things you may need to do is find trial court pleadings - a complaint, an answer, a motion.…


Researching Municipal Law

One area of law that we generally don't have much time to cover in our first year legal research classes is local legislation.  Municipal…


Research Help This Summer

While law students will be heading out to summer jobs and externships soon the library wants you to know that we'll be here over the summer…


Summer Research Success

Finals are nearly over.  Graduation is here.  Congratulations on completing another year of law school! In a few weeks law students will…


Summer Alternatives to Westlaw/Lexis

On Friday I posted about Westlaw/Lexis's summer access policies.  While some of you may not qualify for Westlaw/Lexis access this summer -…