Category Archives: Faculty Interest
ProQuest’s Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. is getting a makeover! The cleaner, more intuitive interface will go live June 1st ProQuest has based the upgrade on extensive user testing and feedback. Their goal is to make the interface of Statistical … Continue reading
U.S. Intelligence on Europe, 1945-1995 This interesting digital collection contains over 4,000 formerly classified U.S. government documents. These primary source documents provide a comprehensive survey of the U.S. intelligence community’s activities in Europe between the end of World War II … Continue reading
While most legal research classes naturally focus on researching the law of the United States, there is a large body of foreign and international law research that most students aren’t exposed to. Foreign and international law research can be quite … Continue reading
BYU Law students and faculty can wave goodbye to the 10 article monthly limit on the New York Times website. The Law Library has recently entered into an agreement to provide unlimited access to nytimes.com for students, faculty, and staff. … Continue reading
The Washington & Lee Law Library has recently updated its Law Journal Rankings to include data from 2013. The rankings take into account citations to journals during the last eight years, with the combined score looking at impact factor and … Continue reading
Last week the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum hosted a reenactment of three habeas corpus hearings involving Joseph Smith in the 1840s. The reenactments were followed by a panel discussion about habeas corpus and its application today. The trial reenactments were … Continue reading
You may or may not have heard of a MOOC before, but that may not last long. The National Law Journal reports (registration required) that MOOCS – massive open online courses – are starting to gain in popularity in law … Continue reading
Professor Fred Gedicks‘ latest article, Incorporation of the Establishment Clause Against the States: A Logical, Textual, and Historical Account, was recently published in the Indiana Law Journal. For more of Professor Gedicks’ articles, take a look at his SSRN page.
A number of BYU Law faculty have posted new articles to SSRN in the last few months. It’s been a busy spring, so I haven’t gotten around to writing about them yet. Here’s a list of what’s new. Jim Backman … Continue reading
Professor Gordon Smith has recently added his newest paper, Law and Entrepreneurial Opportunities, to SSRN. This article was co-authored with Darian Ibrahim from the University of Wisconsin Law School and will appear in the Cornell Law Review.