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Flash Cards

While it’s hard to believe, November is here (and has been for almost a week!).  Unfortunately, November in law school means finals are around the corner.  Here in the Law Library we do all we can to help you get ready for finals.  One of the popular study helps we offer are flash cards by [...]

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Congress and the Courts

The Law Library recently added a new HeinOnline library – Congress and the Courts.  This library provides access to legislative materials dealing with the composition and structure of Article III courts.  If you’re doing any kind of research regarding federal courts, from their creation to the growing need for federal judgeships, this is the place [...]

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Library Catalog Enhancements

The Law Library catalog is the place to go to find books (both print and electronic) in our collection.  Recently a few more features were added to the catalog to make it more useful to you. The Library catalog can be accessed from this search box on the Law Library home page. If we search [...]

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Judge Griffith, YouTube & Jimmer

D.C. Circuit Court Judge Tom Griffith (who is also an adjunct professor here at the law school) recently authored an opinion in which he cited a YouTube video of Jimmer Fredette “destroy[ing]” Gonzaga in last year’s NCAA tournament.  Using the video as an example of metaphor, Judge Griffith states that the video “describ[es] college basketball [...]

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AudioCaseFiles

If there’s one thing you do a lot in law school it’s read.  We’ve had one week of school and you’ve probably read (or at least have been assigned to read) several hundred pages.  That’s the life of a law student.  With all of that reading you may be looking for ways to mix it [...]

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Getting Ready for Finals

I can’t believe it’s April again.  Crazy.  And, unfortunately for students, April and law school–at least BYU Law School–mean finals.  The law librarians here know what it’s like to take law school finals and we feel for you.  We want to do everything we can to make it as painless as possible (well, everything except taking [...]

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New Semester Resources

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a great break and recharged their batteries for the new semester. I thought I’d start off the year by plugging a few of our resources that many of you know about, but that can really be of great help to you throughout the semester. The first is CALI. Many [...]

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CDs – Finals Prep

In addition to print study aids, the law library also has a collection of CDs and audio tapes that may help you brush up before finals. Searching the library catalog for “sound recording” provides a good list of what we have. The circulation desk also has a binder that contains a list of all our [...]

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Study Aids – Finals Prep

The Law Library has a number of print study aids that can be quite useful to you as you study for finals. Many of these books provide outlines, explanations, and sample essay and multiple choice questions that can help you get ready. Recently we have moved a number of these upstairs into the 3d floor [...]

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Sample Exams – Finals Prep

When studying for final exams I always found it quite helpful to look at professor-specific sample exams. Doing so can give you a feel for how your professor has written exams in the past, as well as give you a practice run at some exam questions. The Law Library has an electronic collection of professor-specific [...]

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