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ProQuest’s Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations 1789-2014

The President of the United States uses Executive Orders to execute a wide variety of actions with regard to the internal operations and organization of the Federal Government as well as foreign and domestic policies. Historically, executive orders, especially those prior to 1935, have been difficult to identify and locate. These documents provide significant insight […]

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Oxford’s U.S. Constitutional Law

United States Constitutional Law service is a comprehensive reference resource to help researchers understand the legal and political history of American constitutionalism. This collection contains an archive of both primary source materials and expert commentary that spans the colonial era and founding through the modern day. Features: Full text of current & historical State and […]

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Greenwire

The Law Library has recently acquired access to EnergyWire, ClimateWire, Environment & Energy Daily ( E&E Daily), GreenWire and E&E News PM for the BYU Law School community. Each of these sources provide objective, timely and comprehensive information for tracking environmental and energy policy, politics, science and news. EnergyWire: Daily coverage on Electric Utilities, Oil […]

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New database: AILALink

Immigration is one of the most significant hot button issues in the U.S. today as interested parties engage in heated debate regarding appropriate avenues of reform. The Law Library has recently acquired access to AILALink, a research database that provides dependable and current immigration law information. Developed and maintained by the American Immigration Lawyers Association […]

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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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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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Happy Constitution Day!

September 17 is Constitution Day, a day we celebrate the signing of the Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787 in Philadelphia.  As a researcher, I’m drawn to thinking about the history and the sources surrounding important documents like the Constitution.  If you’re ever interested in examining these sources, you’re in luck.  The Law Library houses a […]

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New CALI Website

CALI (“The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction”) has recently released a revamped version of its website (along with a whole new color scheme).  CALI still offers its great interactive tutorials that are excellent for students trying to master their classes.  They are now up to 950 different lessons in 35 legal subject areas.  (I don’t […]

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Tax Research

Researching tax law can be tough.  We’re lucky enough here to have a law librarian, Dennis Sears, who is a tax research expert.  To help tax law researchers, Prof. Sears has created and maintains a Taxation Law Subject Guide that is extremely helpful.  It points researchers to a variety of print and electronic sources in […]

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