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, …

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 …

Welcome Class of 2015!

It's the first day of orientation and we want to welcome our new 1Ls and LLMs.  We're excited that you're here and we look forward to getting to know you and work with …

Mandatory e-Filing in Utah

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the Utah Judicial Council recently approved a new rule that requires mandatory electronic filing in all Utah state civil cases beginning April 1, 2013.  The new rule, …

Y Mountain Trail in Congress

On April 24 Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz introduced a bill to the House of Representatives (H.R. 4484) that would enact the `Y Mountain Access Enhancement Act'.  Under this law the federal government would …

Real Cougar

BYU Law gets a shoutout by alum Steve Young in this new BYU commercial (which also contains the obligatory swipe at lawyers).

Drexel Law Library

Every summer many of the law librarians from BYU attend a conference put on by the American Association of Law Libraries.  This year the conference was in Philadelphia and it was my first time visiting that …

Fellowships Available

Recent grads and soon-to-be recent grads may be interested in a couple of fellowship opportunities at the University of Wisconsin. One focuses on legal history and the other on "law and society." More …

Supreme Court in Session

Today is the first Monday in October, which means that the United States Supreme Court is back in session. The start of a new term always reminds me of some of my favorite …