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Prof. Butterfield is the Legal Reference Librarian at the Law School. He teaches Legal Research & Writing and Advanced Legal Research. He has been at Creighton since 2007.
Office: Room 145, Lower Floor of the Library
Tele: 402-280-2243

Guides

1L Survival Guide
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Oct 29, 2014
Information to help 1Ls get through their first year without an ulcer.
9/11 Military Commission Proceedings at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba: A Conversation
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Mar 10, 2014
A presentation at the Creighton Law School, March 6, 2014.
Administrative Law (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Administrative Law
Age Discrimination and Employment Act in Nebraska
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 20, 2014
This Guide addresses secondary sources, primary sources, and practice materials which will be useful to an attorney in both gaining knowledge regarding federal and state age discrimination laws and also to assist attorneys in finding the law.
Alimony and Spousal Support in Nebraska
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 16, 2014
A Guide to the most relevant and useful sources in Nebraska.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This is a Guide to the major resources on this subject.
Antitrust and Trade Regulation (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Banking Law (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Banking Law
Bankruptcy
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Sep 22, 2014
BlueJayBook
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Sep 5, 2014
This Guide presents Bluebook exercises and instructions that are used in Creighton Law School Legal Research & Writing classes.
BNA Premier
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Sep 23, 2013
Business Law (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Sep 4, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Business Law
Case Law
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
Child Support Arrearage in Nebraska
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 16, 2014
This is a research guide that includes secondary sources, primary sources, and practice materials.
Civil Rights (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Sep 18, 2013
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Civil Rights
Commercial Law (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Commercial Law
Comprehensive Research Databases
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 8, 2014
Comprehensive Research Databases contain extensive primary and secondary legal material. The databases listed contain federal case law and state case law for all 50 states.
Computers, the Internet, and Telecommunications (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Computers, the Internet, and Telecommunications
Constitutional Law / Civil Rights
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
A guide to Constitutional Law and Civil Rights resources. Creighton and non-Creighton resources are included in the guide.
Contracts
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
Creating Conservation Easements For the Purpose of Tax Benefits In Iowa
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 16, 2014
This library guide covers creating conservation easements that will qualify as charitable conservation contributions under either the Iowa tax code or the federal tax code.
Criminal Law and Procedure (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Criminal Law and Procedure
Current Awareness
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Sep 23, 2014
Developing a Topic for a Research Paper or Law Review Article
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 15, 2014
This guide is intended for law students who would like to write an independent research paper for credit, a seminar paper or law review article.
Disability Law (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Disability Law
Dog Searches in Nebraska
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Mar 12, 2014
Has the Dog Eaten Our Constitution? Where to Find Nebraska Law When a Canine Sticks His Nose In A Drug Bust.
Elder Law (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Elder Law
Environmental Law
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
A Guide to the major resources on this subject.
Environmental Law For Iowa Livestock Producers
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 16, 2014
This Guide provides legal practitioners, researchers, and livestock producers with the tools and resources to competently research an environmental law issue in Iowa.
Ethics in Mediation
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 13, 2014
The purpose of this Guide is to explore ethics in mediation.
European Union Law: Institutions and Sources
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Oct 29, 2014
This guide provides an overview of the structure and lawmaking activities of the EU Institutions as well as resources for EU research.
Evidence Guide
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This Guide sets forth the resources available on evidence.
Family Law
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This is a Guide to the major resources on this subject.
Federal Legal Research
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Oct 29, 2014
The main sources in the law library for doing federal legal research.
Finding Library Materials
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 16, 2014
How to find resources in the law library.
Foreign and International Law (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on foreign and international law.
Forms
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Sep 4, 2014
Government & Politics
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
Health Law
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
This Guide sets forth the resources available on health law.
Immigration Law
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This Guide sets forth the resources available on immigration law.
Indian Child Welfare Act in Nebraska
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 16, 2014
The purpose of this Guide is to assist the person who wants to research the Indian Child Welfare Act and its application in Nebraska.
Insurance (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Insurance
Intellectual Property
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Intellectual Property
Jeopardy (Ethics for Business Lawyers)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 14, 2014
The purpose of this Guide is to explore ethics for business lawyers. It is done in the form of the television show, Jeopardy.
Journals and Newspapers
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 19, 2014
Labor and Employment
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
This Guide sets forth the resources available on labor and employment, including employer/employee rights, labor arbitration, and employee discrimination.
Legal Abbreviations
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Oct 29, 2014
From A to Z
Legal History
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
Legal Subjects
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Apr 13, 2012
LexisNexis / Westlaw
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Sep 23, 2013
Library Patron Legal Research
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 16, 2014
This Guide is an introduction to the resources available to pro se patrons of the Law Library.
Medical Malpractice in Nebraska
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 16, 2014
This Guide offers specific resource information to the general background, key topics, specific statutes, case law, and practice materials in medical malpractice.
National Security
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
Native American Law
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
Nebraska
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Sep 19, 2013
Nebraska legal databases purchased by Creighton Law Library. Links to legal resources on the Internet.
Nebraska Advance Sheets
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Nov 14, 2014
This Guide includes the pdf files of cases posted by the Nebraska Supreme Court since January 25, 2008.
Nebraska Alternative Courts
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 27, 2013
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources on Nebraska alternative courts.
Nebraska County Courts
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 19, 2013
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources on Nebraska county courts.
Nebraska Court of Appeals
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 15, 2013
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources on the Nebraska Court of Appeals.
Nebraska Legislative History
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Oct 29, 2014
The organization of the Nebraska legislative history materials and how to compile a Nebraska legislative history.
Nebraska Supreme Court
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 15, 2013
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources on the Nebraska Supreme Court.
Patent Law
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Jun 11, 2013
This Guide gives an overview of patent law, with a focus on when state or federal law applies.
Pensions, Social Security, & Workers' Compensation
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Sep 18, 2013
This Guide sets forth the resources available on pensions, social security, and workers' compensation.
Planning and Zoning in Nebraska
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 16, 2014
Resources on Nebraska planning and zoning law covering counties as well as cities of all classifications.
Pro Se Assistance in Simple Divorce
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Oct 29, 2014
Instructions and Forms
Pro Se Litigants
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Oct 24, 2013
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources for attorneys who assist pro se litigants. This is part of the Inn's 2013-2014 series on ethics.
Probate Ethics
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 17, 2014
The purpose of this Guide is to explore probate ethics.
Professional Responsibility
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This Guide sets forth the resources available on professional responsibility.
Securities (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Securities
Securities Law: Civil Liability of Control Persons in Nebraska
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 20, 2014
This Guide aims to sort through the maze of securities law materials to valuable sources addressing control person liability.
Space Law: A Foundation
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 29, 2014
A Guide to the most relevant and useful sources on space law.
Statutes, Regulations, and Legislative History (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 15, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Statutes, Regulations, and Legislative History
Tax Law (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Tax Law
The Dating Game (Ethics and Mentoring for Young Lawyers and Law Students)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 14, 2014
The purpose of this Guide is to explore ethics and mentoring for young lawyers and law students. It is done in the form of the television show, The Dating Game.
Tort Law (Creighton Databases and Selected Library Materials)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Tort Law
Trial Practice and Discovery
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This Guide sets forth the resources available on trial practice and discovery.
Trial: Closing Arguments
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Mar 16, 2012
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources for closing arguments.
Trial: Cross Examination
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Mar 12, 2012
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources for cross examination.
Trial: Direct Examination
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 23, 2012
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources for conducting a direct examination.
Trial: Expert Testimony
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 23, 2012
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources for using expert testimony at trial without violating hearsay rules. Do you hear what I hear?
Trial: Motions
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Apr 4, 2012
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources for motions practice.
Trial: Opening Statements
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 23, 2012
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources for opening statements.
Trial: Technology in the Courtroom
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Apr 4, 2012
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources for technology in the courtroom.
Trial: Voir Dire
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Feb 23, 2012
This Guide, prepared by the Robert M. Spire American Inn of Court, presents resources for the voir dire process in jury selection.
Trusts and Estates (Creighton Databases)
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Aug 6, 2014
This is a listing of the Creighton Law School databases on Trusts and Estates
Updating the Code of Federal Regulations
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated Nov 18, 2011
How to update the CFR manually and using FDsys.
Will Contests in Nebraska
by George Butterfield, Troy Johnson - Last Updated May 16, 2014
This Guide covers will contests but with a special emphasis on federal estate tax ramifications.

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