Ebook versions of popular law school study aids, including the Examples & Explanations series, Emmanuel CrunchTime, Glannon Guides, and Friedman's Practice Series. BYU Law School students and alumni who have BYU Law email addresses can create individual accounts, which they can use to take, save, and share notes within the ebooks.
Large database of legal materials. HeinOnline is known for its extensive collection of law journals, but it also contains many primary law and legislative history sources such as state and federal session laws, the United States Code, Supreme Court opinions and the U.S. Serial Set, and world constitutions. HeinOnline also contains many specialized collections, including collections focused on capital punishment, immigration law, the history of international law, and gun legislation and regulation in America.
Law school study aids including flashcards, outlines, practice exams, and videos. BYU Law students and faculty should contact Iantha Haight to receive an email invitation to join Quimbee. Also available to alumni.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
A diverse collection of resources, including maps, manuscripts, letters, videos, books, and related web resources organized by geographical border areas such as the Middle East, the European Union, the Mexico/U.S. border, and more. Researchers can also browse by themes such as "border and gender," "human trafficking," and "maritime borders." Many additional filters are available, such as "person discussed." Use the "discipline perspective" filter to filter for law-related resources.
This encyclopedia published in December 2023 contains over 225 entries written by more than 260 experts from 50 countries on topics ranging from abortion, to privacy and cybersecurity, to Russian law. This encyclopedia is a great starting place for foreign and international legal research projects.
A diverse collection of resources, including maps, manuscripts, letters, videos, books, and related web resources organized by human rights events such as the Armenian genocide, Darfur, and Rwanda. Researchers can also browse by themes such as documentation of crimes and transitional justice.
Organized by country, each entry discusses the covered nation's rules of civil procedure including legal costs and legal aid, admissibility of evidence, actions and claims, and alternative dispute resolution.
Briefs, petitions, transcripts, and more from influential courts of appeals decisions that were never reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court from 1890 though 1980. This database includes the most recent installment released by the publisher, Part III: Key Issues from 1907-1983. The first two parts include influential cases that were frequently relied on as precedent. Part III focuses on topics that continue to be flashpoints of American jurisprudence, such as abortion, election law, migration, prisoners rights, voting rights, and civil rights.
The ProQuest Trends and Policy series presents sources like news, documents, data, and legislation into a timeline format by topic. Topics include Fracking and Oil Production, Native Americans and Natural Resources, Environmental Justice, and many more.
The ProQuest Trends and Policy series presents sources like news, documents, data, and legislation into a timeline format by topic. Topics include Epidemics and Pandemics, Pharmaceuticals, Mental Health, and Reproductive Rights