Author Archives: Shawn Nevers

Explore Content – Lexis Advance

Yesterday Lexis Advance released its Explore Content feature which allows researchers to browse sources by subject or by jurisdiction.  This is something I have been waiting on for a while as it allows a researcher to drill down to the … Continue reading

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Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

Law students looking to apply for federal clerkships will want to be aware of the library’s subscription to the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary.  Now available electronically, the Almanac provides biographical information for all federal judges, as well as information … Continue reading

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Finals Help

We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less stressful. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams … Continue reading

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Research Classes Next Semester

In addition to first year legal research, two advanced legal research classes will be taught next semester. One is the general Advanced Legal Research class that will be taught Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-4:50.  The other is a Federal Tax … Continue reading

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10th Circuit Briefs

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will be hearing oral argument at BYU Law School next week. The Law Library has compiled the briefs and lower court opinions in the various cases for law students and faculty to review.

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BYU Law #1 in Least Debt

BYU Law was #1 in U.S. News’s recent “10 Law Schools that Leave Grads with the Least Debt.” The article looked at indebtedness of the Class of 2014 and found that BYU Law Grads had an average debt of $54,203, … Continue reading

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Welcome, Class of 2018!

The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2018 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to … Continue reading

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BYU Law Ranked #22

BYU Law was recently ranked #22 in Above the Law’s Top 50 Law Schools for 2015. ATL’s ranking looks at employment score, quality jobs score, SCOTUS clerk and federal judgeship scores, education cost, alumni rating, and M7 ratio (debt per … Continue reading

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Book River

If you’ve been to our library you’ve likely noticed the display of book jackets we have just inside the glass walls of the Reserve Library. These are from books that we’ve recently added to our collection and gives us a … Continue reading

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Library Closed May 11-15

Due to planned electrical upgrades to the Law Building, the Law Library will be closed May 11-15.  Please make arrangements to visit the Law Library before the 11th if you need to use our print or electronic collections.  Electronic resources … Continue reading

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