Category Archives: General News

Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Programs

Pronunciator Pronunciator teaches 80 world languages, including TESOL, from 50 language interfaces. This program is a great tool for self-assisted language learning, to provide supplemental practice and support for language classes taken on campus or as a brush up on … Continue reading

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Goodbye Loislaw… Hello Fastcase!

Loislaw will no longer be accessible after November 30, 2015. Fastcase has partnered with Wolters Kluwer to help provide former Loislaw users with a new research platform. This transition will be an easy one for students and faculty here because we already … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Library Week

“Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library” Honorary Chair of National Library Week 2015: Best-selling author David Baldacci Events Monday April 13: 2015 State of America’s Libraries Report released Tuesday, April 14: National Library Workers Day Wednesday, April 15: National Bookmobile Day … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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Jimmer and the Law

As the NCAA tournament rolls around I’m always reminded of a 2012 D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals case in which Judge Thomas B. Griffith cited a YouTube video of Jimmer Fredette’s performance against Gonzaga  in the 2011 Tournament.  Writing about … Continue reading

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Acquisition Agreements MOOC

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

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Sequestration Explained

First it was the “fiscal cliff,” now “sequestration” is the buzzword of the hour surrounding Congress and the President.  If you’re not yet up to speed on sequestration, the Congressional Research Service’s Report, Budget “Sequestration” and Selected Program Exemptions and … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Challenge

Think your SCOTUS-prediction skills are top notch?  Put them to the test in Bloomberg Law/SCOTUSblog’s Supreme Court Challenge.  The competition features teams of law students predicting the outcomes of six merits cases and six petitions for cert.  Cash prizes go … 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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