Monthly Archives: October 2012

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 courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.”  From the creation of … Continue reading

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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 legal advice.  It’s always good to be … Continue reading

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Gedicks Papers

Professor Fred Gedicks has recently posted two of his newest papers to SSRN.  The first, Ironies of Hosanna-Tabor, will be published in the Mercer Law Review and analyzes the recent Supreme Court case about the “ministerial exception” of the Religion … Continue reading

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Reprimand for Unauthorized Westlaw Use

A lawyer licensed in Oregon and Hawaii was publicly reprimanded by the Oregon Supreme Court and the Hawaii Supreme Court for continued use of a Westlaw account from his former job as a special prosecutor for the Republic of Palau. … Continue reading

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Disaggregating Disasters

Professors Lisa Grow Sun and RonNell Andersen Jones have recently posted their newest article, Disaggregating Disasters, to SSRN.  Their article has been accepted for publication in the UCLA Law Review.  More articles from Professors Sun and Jones are available here … Continue reading

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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 think about beginning) to ponder their Note topics.  If you’re looking for a circuit split and can’t … Continue reading

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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 supplement your job search.  One of them is an electronic source called The … Continue reading

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Goldsmith Article Published Posthumously

BYU Law Professor Michael Goldsmith always taught his students to be “can do” lawyers.  He certainly was one himself.  Even when he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease, Goldsmith worked relentlessly to raise awareness and money to fight the disease. … Continue reading

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October’s First Monday

Until I came to law school I never realized that the first Monday in October was any different than other Mondays–October or otherwise.  But, I quickly learned that the first Monday in October means that the Supreme Court is back … Continue reading

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