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New Classrooms

As many of you know, the library’s room 275/76 was one of several areas under construction this summer.  Room 275/76 was originally the library’s computer lab, but as laptops become common the space was better used as a classroom.  Over the last several years, 275/76 has functioned as a classroom despite still being set up [...]

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Construction Update

Here are a few construction pictures from last week.

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Digital Collections

100,000 downloads.  That was the milestone our digital repository hit last week.  Pretty impressive if you ask us.  The Howard W. Hunter Law Library Digital Collections, which debuted at the end of last summer, provides free access to a number of documents, including the complete archive of the Brigham Young University Law Review, the Journal of [...]

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Summer Construction

The interior of the Law School is undergoing construction this summer, but the law library remains open.  Our summer hours are 8am-6pm Mon.-Sat.  The entrance into the library from the East parking lot has moved slightly, but there are signs to lead you in.  Reference assistance is still available by multiple means and we’re happy [...]

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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  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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