Law Librarian, Robin Harris, oversees circulation and reference, and conducts library classes and tours. But those are just a few of her many talents. She is also an advocate for diversity and women's issues.
On June 21, she will be honored at the Champions 4 Her Walk & Run Festival.
To learn more about Robin Harris's contributions to the university and our community, visit her profile at the Women's Center.
Photo of Robin R. Harris courtesy of Ewa Wojtkowska, TODAY'S WOMAN.
Tony Arnold’s paper “The Structure of the Land Use Regulatory System in the United States” made SSRN’s list of Top 10 Papers for the Journal of LSPLCL: Structure of Government & Political Theory.
Two of Jim Chen’s papers received recognition. “Constitutional Curiosities: a Twenty-One Question Scavenger Hunt” is among their Top 10 Papers for the Journal of LSN Educator: Courses, Materials & Teaching and “The Constitution of the United States in Spanish: A Service for the American People” is included in the Top 10 Papers for the Journal of LSPLCL: International & Comparative. Both are ranked #3 on their respective lists.
Susan Duncan also received recognition for two of her publications. “Common Writing Problems" is the highest ranked paper on SSRN's Top Ten list for LSN Educator: Courses, Materials & Teaching. “Race, Riches & Reporters: Do Race and Class Impact Media Rape Narratives? An Analysis of the Duke Lacrosse Case” is among the Top 10 Papers for the Journal of LSCCLP: Ethical Issues.
Judith Fischer’s paper “Add Punch to Your Writing” is ranked #3 on SSRN’s Top 10 Papers for the Journal of Legal Education. “Why George Orwell’s Ideas About Language Still Matter for Lawyers” made SSRN’s list of Top 10 Papers for the Journal of Law & Literature.
Tim Hall’s paper “Judicial Policing In Consumer Contracting After Buckeye Check Cashing” is among SSRN’s Top 10 Papers for the Journal of ECL: Arbitration.
Jennifer Martin’s paper “An Emerging Worldwide Standard for Protections of Consumers in the Sale of Goods: Did We Miss an Opportunity with Revised UCC Article 2?” is ranked #3 on SSRN’s Top 10 Papers for the Journal of OIISG: Warranties.
Richard Nowka’s paper “eBay Auctions of Repossessed Motor Vehicles – A Template for Commercial Reasonableness Under Revised Article 9” is included in SSRN’s Top 10 Papers for the Journal of ESII: Other.
*Special thanks to Tami Sexton for helping Virginia Smith compile this information.
Kudos to Professor John Cross for his insightful lecture on Justifying "New" Intellectual Property as part of the panel on "New" Forms of IP: trade secrets, geographical indications and traditional knowledge at the Conference on Innovation and Technology in Turku, Finland. Professor Cross also served as a moderator for the panel on IPR Misues and the IP -- Competition Law Interface.
Congratulations to Professor Lars Smith for successfully moderating a session on Private and Commercial Speech on the Internet at the Conference on Innovation and Communications Law in Turku, Finland. The conference was sponsered by the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, Michigan State University College of Law, Drake University School of Law, the IPR University Center, and the University of Turku.
Professor James T.R. Jones presented "Severe Mental Illness, Stigma, and the Value of Treatment" for the Psychopathology class of the Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville, June 4, 2008.
The May 2008 Women Lawyer's Association's annual legal ethics seminar was presented by Professor Grace M. Giesel. Her presentation was titled "Recent Developments in Legal Ethics: Mass Tort Settlements, Metadata and Other Topics."
In addition to their regular duties, a number of law school faculty provide CLE presentations to the bar at the Louisville Bar Association. The following presentations were given during the first six months of 2008:
"Obtaining Racial Diversity in Our Schools without Using Race-Two Steps Forward, or Ten Steps Back" by Professor Cedric M. Powell was presented on February 28, 2008.
"Using the Internet to Locate Legal Information" by Professor Will Hilyerd was presented on May 12, 2008.
"Annual Spring Ethics CLE" was presented by Professor Grace Giesel on May 16, 2008.
"Decoding the Kentucky Constitution" will be presented by Professor Kurt Metzmeier on June 30, 2008.