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The New Reference Office (294 JRCB—just across from the Circulation Desk) is OPEN for the BYU Law Community. Follow the links for information about virtual reference options for all patrons and the hours reference is available for both in-person and virtual assistance.

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Circulation  801.422.3593

Reference  801.422.6658


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Upcoming Library Workshop: Legal Analytics

There are a few seats left to register for the library workshop on legal analytics scheduled for September 21st in room 267 at 12pm! Legal analytics have been getting a lot of attention the past few years, with startups being formed and acquired and companies promising to deliver new insights that can change the practice […]More

Library Workshop: Tips for Researching & Refining Your Substantial Writing Topic

Doing your substantial writing this year, or writing a comment for Law Review? Mark your calendar for Tuesday, September 14th at 12pm. The library is presenting a workshop focused on helping you save time and research smarter for your substantial writing paper and other academic writing projects. If you are doing your substantial writing this […]More

2Ls and 3Ls Must Re-register for Quimbee

Quimbee has a new registration system this year, and all 2Ls and 3Ls must re-register their accounts. This requirement applies to all students who previously set up Quimbee accounts through the BYU Law Library in the past two years. New 1Ls, LLMs, transfers, and visiting students will also register using this new system. Check your […]More

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Howard W. Hunter

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Howard W. Hunter (1907-1995) was the 14th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and is the only attorney ever to have served in that role.

As an attorney, President Hunter "… was known for his integrity, precise thinking, clear communications, and sense of fairness. He was also known as a “people lawyer”.… Howard was much more concerned about seeing that people got the help they needed than that he got compensated for it.”

From The Life and Ministry of Howard W. Hunter

Portrait of Howard W Hunter
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"President Hunter has stood as a highly visible example to all of the lawyers and law students who know him or know of him — and they number in the tens of thousands. He epitomizes the practice of law in the classic style: honor, ethical conduct, courtesy, gentility, the art of making the adversarial system work while sticking to the rules, and — though I list it last, I think of it as a component of first importance — integrity."

~ John S. Welch,
quoted in the March, 1991 issue of the Ensign