Category Archives: Buried Treasures

Finals Help

We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less stressful. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams … Continue reading

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Rex Lee and Oyez

Attendees of the Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition Finals were encouraged  to listen to the Supreme Court oral arguments of great Supreme Court advocates like Rex Lee, Paul Clement, and Seth Waxman to help develop their advocacy skills.  Supreme … Continue reading

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Foreign and Int’l Law Research

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

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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 … Continue reading

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Flash Cards

While it’s hard to believe, November is here (and has been for almost a week!).  Unfortunately, November in law school means finals are around the corner.  Here in the Law Library we do all we can to help you get … Continue reading

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Congress and the Courts

The Law Library recently added a new HeinOnline library – Congress and the Courts.  This library provides access to legislative materials dealing with the composition and structure of Article III courts.  If you’re doing any kind of research regarding federal … Continue reading

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Library Catalog Enhancements

The Law Library catalog is the place to go to find books (both print and electronic) in our collection.  Recently a few more features were added to the catalog to make it more useful to you. The Library catalog can … Continue reading

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Judge Griffith, YouTube & Jimmer

D.C. Circuit Court Judge Tom Griffith (who is also an adjunct professor here at the law school) recently authored an opinion in which he cited a YouTube video of Jimmer Fredette “destroy[ing]” Gonzaga in last year’s NCAA tournament.  Using the … Continue reading

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AudioCaseFiles

If there’s one thing you do a lot in law school it’s read.  We’ve had one week of school and you’ve probably read (or at least have been assigned to read) several hundred pages.  That’s the life of a law … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Finals

I can’t believe it’s April again.  Crazy.  And, unfortunately for students, April and law school–at least BYU Law School–mean finals.  The law librarians here know what it’s like to take law school finals and we feel for you.  We want to … Continue reading

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