XChange

The Law School is lucky to have had the Utah Supreme Court with us this morning to hear arguments in two cases.  In the first case one of the attorneys referenced XChange and …

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 …

Mandatory e-Filing in Utah

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the Utah Judicial Council recently approved a new rule that requires mandatory electronic filing in all Utah state civil cases beginning April 1, 2013.  The new rule, …

Utah Bar Journal as eBook

The Utah Bar Journal is an important resource for Utah attorneys to keep up to date with changes in Utah law and stay informed of activities and happenings in the local Bar.  Students …

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 …

Vendor-neutral Citation

I can't say I love legal citation.  I understand why we have it and it's useful to me when I want to look up what's being cited, but some of the rules frustrate …

Historical Utah Senate Bills

State legislative history can be a beast, especially when you have to go beyond the 1990s.  Luckily, the Utah State Archives is working to make things a bit easier for Utah legislative history …

UT Supreme Court

Today the Deseret News has a brief article about the history of the Utah Supreme Court. The article contains a link to a gallery of photographs of the court and its justices throughout …

Utah House Working Bills

Last year I blogged about a digitization project by the Utah State Archives involving historical Utah House of Representatives working bills. At the time the project was just getting started, but I am …