Category Archives: Law School News

Inns of Court

The American Inns of Court is a wonderful organization that allows students to rub shoulders with and learn from practicing attorneys and judges.  BYU law students interested in litigation should seriously consider applying for student membership in next year’s A. Sherman Christensen Inn of Court I.  If you need an application, email me at neverss@law.byu.edu.  The application [...]

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HeinOnline Alumni Access

The Howard W. Hunter Law Library is excited to announce that it can now offer BYU Law Alums 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 [...]

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Clark Memorandum

All issues of BYU Law’s semiannual publication, the Clark Memorandum, are now digitally available in the Law Library’s Digital Collections.  The Clark Memorandum is published by the Law School, the BYU Law School Alumni Association, and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and connects law students, lawyers, and others committed to public service and professional excellence [...]

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BYU Law Ranked #36

BYU Law School moved up 8 spots to #36 in the latest U.S. News Law School Rankings.

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Law Journal Rankings 2013

The Washington & Lee Law Library has recently updated its Law Journal Rankings to include data from 2013.  The rankings take into account citations to journals during the last eight years, with the combined score looking at impact factor and total cites.  Much more detail on the ranking methodology is available here.  Over the last [...]

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Life in the Law

Life in the Law, a BYU Law School publication, has recently been digitized and made available electronically by the BYU Law Library.  The three volumes of Life in the Law “contain prized collections of exceptional essays by thoughtful men and women who have examined things that matter most in both their professional and private lives. [...]

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Sample Exams

Last week we highlighted flash cards for your finals prep.  Today we’ll talk about sample exams.  The Law Library has a number of sample exams for BYU Law professors and courses.  These sample exams are available electronically and can be located here or through the “For Law Students” section of our webpage.  BYU Law students with [...]

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Oliver Cowdery Painting

Tomorrow the Law School will host the unveiling of a painting of Oliver Cowdery, the first Mormon lawyer.  The painting is being donated to the Law School and will be hung on the main floor of the Law Library.  The unveiling, along with a program about the painting and Oliver Cowdery’s work, skills, and character [...]

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Winter Semester Classes

As you arrange your schedule for Winter semester, keep in mind that there are some great classes to help you expand your research skills and to learn more about law librarianship.  These classes are all taught by our full-time law librarians. Advanced Legal Research, Law 796R Sec. 2, 1 credit, Professor Hill, Thursdays at 9:30am [...]

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UT Supreme Court Visit

Tomorrow the Law School will host the Utah Supreme Court as they hear two cases in the Moot Court Room.  This is a fantastic opportunity for the students to watch the State’s highest court in action and we’re grateful that the Court comes to visit us annually. In anticipation of their visit, I thought I’d [...]

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