Monthly Archives: August 2012

Death Is Different No Longer

One of our new BYU Law School Fellows, Professor Elizabeth Bennion, has recently posted her newest article to SSRN.  The article, Death is Different No Longer: Abolishing the Insanity Defense is Cruel and Unusual Under Graham v. Florida, was published in the DePaul Law Review.  We’re excited to have Prof. Bennion here with us and […]

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BYU Law and Fall Devotionals

BYU’s Fall Devotional and Forum schedule has some BYU Law flavor to it.  You may want to get these dates down on your calendar. Sept. 11 – Elder Steven E. Snow Sept. 18 – Judge Thomas B. Griffith Oct. 23 – Dean James Rasband Elder Snow, the Church’s Historian and Recorder, is a BYU Law […]

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BYU Law’s Founding Documents

Elder Dallin H. Oaks was the featured speaker at BYU Law’s Annual Founder’s Day Dinner last night in Salt Lake.  Elder Oaks was the President of BYU when the Law School began and was an instrumental part of its creation.  It was a treat  to hear Elder Oaks speak about those early years of the […]

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Wise, Hamberlin Honored

Congratulations to Professor Jane Wise and Law School Registrar Nancy Hamberlin who were honored this morning at the 2012 Annual University Conference. Professor Wise received the Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award, which “recognizes the contributions of part-time faculty who have demonstrated excellence in teaching or in other professional responsibilities over a period of at least five […]

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Listen to Cases

Classes are now underway and that means lots of cases to read.  If you’re looking for a way to mix things up a bit, the law library has access to a number of cases in .mp3 format.  These audio files are a great way to supplement the reading that you’re doing and can be taken […]

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The Bluebook App

The Bluebook, whether you love it or hate it, is something you’ll become quite familiar with in law school.  Now there’s a new option for purchasing and using The Bluebook – an app for Apple iOS.  The Bluebook app will be available on the rulebook app, an app developed by Ready Reference Apps .  Users can […]

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Welcome Class of 2015!

It’s the first day of orientation and we want to welcome our new 1Ls and LLMs.  We’re excited that you’re here and we look forward to getting to know you and work with you.  Here in the Law Library we want you to know that we’re here to support your research and coursework.  Our library […]

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Website Redesign

As you may have noticed the Law Library’s website got a facelift recently.  Much of the content is still the same, but we hope you’ll like the cleaner look and some of the additional features that have been added.  In addition to streamlining the research search box, we have also added library information to the […]

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Subject Guides

The Law Library provides a lot of information, both print and electronic.  At times the amount of information can be overwhelming and it may be difficult to know where to start.  One of the best places to start is with our subject guides.  Librarians here at BYU have pulled together some of the best information […]

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