Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Fiscal Cliff and CRS Reports

After hearing repeatedly about the “Fiscal Cliff” there comes a time when you may want more detailed information than what the news is providing.  The Law Librarian Blog recently linked to a CRS Report called “The ‘Fiscal Cliff’: Macroeconomic Consequences of Tax Increases and Spending Cuts” that can help. CRS Reports are written by the [...]

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ABA Blawg 100

Each year the ABA Journal selects 100 of the best law blogs – aka blawgs – in its Blawg 100.  The Blawg 100 is a great place to go to check out some of the blogs you might want to start following to keep up to date with the legal profession.  You can also vote [...]

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Jensen on Cyber Attacks

Professor Eric Jensen has recently posted his newest paper, Cyber Attacks: Proportionality and Precautions in Attack, to SSRN.  It will be published in the U.S. Naval War College’s International Law Studies Series.

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More Finals Help

I’ve already blogged a bit about some of the resources we have to help with finals prep – CALI, Sample Exams, and Flash Cards.  Here are a few other things that might help you as you study for finals. Study Guides – We collect a number of study guides that may be useful as you brush [...]

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Flash Cards

Our Law in a Flash, Flash Cards are a big hit around finals time.  Last year we purchased extra sets because of the high demand.  Flash cards can be checked out at the circulation desk for 2 hours at a time.  Our current sets include Civil Procedure (parts 1 & 2), Con Law (parts 1 [...]

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Sample Exams

I hate to even bring it up, but I do it because I want to help–Thanksgiving is next week, which means finals are around the corner.  The reason I can help is that the Library has a number of sample exams for BYU Law-specific courses.  My hope is that all our students know about them [...]

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Preston on Adhesion Contracts

Professor Cheryl Preston and co-author Eli McCann have recently posted their newest article, Lewellyn Slept Here: A Short History of Sticky Contracts and Feudalism, to SSRN.  The article has been accepted for publication in the Oregon Law Review. More of Professor Preston’s articles can be found here.

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CALI Lessons

Do you need to brush up on torts or property?  How about business associations or tax?  CALI might be just the resource you need to get up to speed.  The Law Library’s subscription to CALI, the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, provides BYU law students with access to nearly 1,000 internet-based lessons on different legal [...]

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