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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 for BYU Law professors and courses.  These sample exams are available electronically and can be found […]

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BYU Law #38 in Alums to Partners

BYU Law School was recently ranked #38 in the National Law Journal’s ranking of associates promoted to partner in 2014 (BYU Law School affiliation required for this link).  These rankings were part of NLJ’s 2015 Go-To Law Schools.  More rankings involving BYU Law are available here.

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Westlaw Password Change

Over the next few weeks, Westlaw is requiring all of its academic account users to change their Westlaw passwords. As of now, Westlaw does not have a specific date for our school, but when the time comes you will be prompted to create a new password and will not be able to use Westlaw until you do. […]

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Y Mountain and the Law

A bill that allows the sale of land near the Y to BYU passed Congress recently and is now headed to the President’s desk. Congress Passes Bill that Allows BYU to Purchase Y Mountain

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Finals Time

Believe it or not, December is here.  That means finals are right around the corner.  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 […]

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American Law Institute Library

The Restatement of Torts was a prominent part of one of the oral arguments when the Utah Supreme Court visited the Law School a few weeks ago.  Restatements are influential secondary sources that are painstakingly created by the American Law Institute.  (For a brief primer see here.) The Law Library recently subscribed to HeinOnline’s American […]

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HeinOnline Alumni Access

Earlier this year the BYU Law Library entered into an agreement to provide BYU Law Alums with access to HeinOnline’s law journal database. This database contains PDF versions of over 1,900 law reviews and journals, with coverage of each beginning with the first issue published.  While the majority of our online resources are restricted to […]

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Rex Lee and Oyez

Attendees of the Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition Finals were encouraged  to listen to the Supreme Court oral arguments of great Supreme Court advocates like Rex Lee, Paul Clement, and Seth Waxman to help develop their advocacy skills.  Supreme Court oral argument audio can be found on the Supreme Court’s website back to 2010, […]

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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 I wanted to make sure our students were familiar with this resource.  XChange is a repository of district court and justice court […]

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World Treaty Library

The Law Library is pleased to announce the latest addition to our electronic collection, HeinOnline’s World Treaty Library.  This new library allows users to search across all the major treaties in the world in one place.  Treaties in this library cover from 1648 to the present and can be searched by keyword, title, countries, full […]

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