Law Review News
University of Louisville Law Review Unveils New Web Presence, Announces Gideon v. Wainwright Commemorative SeriesPosted May 11th, 2013 by Edward M. O'Brien
The University of Louisville Law Review is pleased to announce the launch of its new web presence, www.louisvillelawreview.org, which will serve as the home for the Law Review's new online component, the University of Louisville Law Review Online. The launch of the new online component culminates more than a year of planning and development by the outgoing and incoming Editorial Boards. The website was designed and built by Harlen Compton, Online Content Editor for Volume 52.
The University of Louisville Law Review Online will serve as a complement to the Law Review's print edition. Created by the Editorial Boards for Volumes 51 and 52, the online component is intended to facilitate robust discussion of our print content and prompt commentary on timely issues of law and policy, recent judicial decisions, and legislative developments. It will feature work from accomplished practitioners, judges, professors, and students alike, offering non-traditional law review articles, responsive essays, case reviews, book reviews, and other commentary. Online pieces will be published on a rolling basis under an expedited editorial schedule that facilities timely responses to hot-button issues.
In addition to publishing online exclusives, www.louisvillelawreview.org is also the official web presence of the University of Louisville Law Review. The website features over 1,150 pages of archived content from print issues of the Law Review, available at no charge, and provides the most up-to-date information about the Law Review's publications, membership, events, and initiatives.
The Law Review is also pleased to announce its plans to publish a series of essays in connection with this summer's program at the Kentucky Bar Association's Annual Convention, "The Gideon Decision: Constitutional Mandate or Empty Promise? Does the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court Decision Deserve a Celebration?" The program, which will be held on June 19, 2013, will begin with the premiere screening in Kentucky of The Constitution Project's critically acclaimed film, Defending Justice, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Gideon v. Wainwright right-to-counsel decision, followed by remarks from Steve Bright and a spirited discussion among distinguished panelists: Amy Bach, Steve Hanlon, Bill Leahy and Professor Cedric Merlin Powell.
The Editorial Board and Staff of the University of Louisville Law Review are pleased to announce publication of Issue 3 of Volume 51. At 254 pages, the Law Review's Summer Issue features:
Glittering Generalities and Historical Myths, 51 U. Louisville L. Rev. 419 (2013)
Justice John Paul Stevens (Ret.)
Faculty Showcase Series
Disability Discrimination Law: The Impact on Legal Education and the Legal Profession, 51 U. Louisville L. Rev. 429 (2013)
Laura Rothstein, Professor of Law and Distinguished University Scholar, University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Fictional Characters and Real People, 51 U. Louisville L. Rev. 435 (2013)
Leslie A. Kurtz, Professor of Law, University of California, Davis
Law Student Laptop Use During Class for Non-Class Purposes: Temptation v. Incentives, 51 U. Louisville L. Rev. 483 (2013)
Jeff Sovern, Professor of Law, St. John's University School of Law
Shareholders Are Not Fiduciaries: A Positive and Normative Analysis of Kentucky Law, 51 U. Louisville L. Rev. 535 (2013)
Thomas E. Rutledge, Member, Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
Carl A. Warns, Jr. Labor & Employment Law Institute
What to Do, What to Do: Employer Health Benefit Plans During and After 2012's Uncertainty, 51 U. Louisville L. Rev. 569 (2013)
Susan E. Cancelosi, Associate Professor, Wayne State University Law School
Subjective Intent and the Police-Created Exigency Doctrine: The Lawlessness of the Lawfulness Test, 51 U. Louisville L. Rev. 591 (2013)
Sowing Wild Oats: Bystander Strict Liability in Tort Applied to Organic Farm Contamination by Genetically Modified Seed, 51 U. Louisville L. Rev. 629 (2013)
Course Corrections: House Bill 463 and Reforming Kentucky's Broken Criminal Justice System Through Evidence-Based Reinvestment Strategies, 51 U. Louisville L. Rev. 647 (2013)
Edward M. O'Brien
Copies of Issue 3 will soon be available on reserve in the Law Library and on Westlaw, Lexis Nexis, and HeinOnline. The journal is cited as 51 U. Louisville L. Rev. 419.
Publication of the Summer Issue culminates a successful year for the Law Review. This year, the publication was recognized for best practices and innovation in editing by the National Conference of Law Reviews (NCLR) and selected to host the NCLR's annual conference in March of 2015, which will bring between 250 and 350 journal editors and thousands of dollars in economic impact to Louisville. Finally, this month the Law Review will launch its new web presence, making its content more accessible and dynamic than ever before.
Volume 51 of the University of Louisville Law Review consists of 673 pages of content covering a wide range of legal and policy issues. One article published this year has already been cited in the Harvard Law Review.
None of these accomplishments would have been possible without the hard work and dedication of the Law Review Editorial Board and Staff, who have logged a cumulative total of 7,500 hours of work over the last year. The Editorial Board for Volume 51 wishes the incoming Board, which officially takes over on May 11, the best of luck next year.
Congratulations to the following authors selected for publication in Volume 52 of the University of Louisville Law Review:
VOTED BEST NOTE:
Molly Hardy, Kentucky Property Tax
Lien Sales: Amendments in the Interest of Homeowners and Mortgagees and
Returning Tax Collection to Local Taxing Districts as a Matter of Public Policy
Robin Rice, By What We Have
Destroyed: Historic Preservation and the Preservation of Individual Property
Michael McGee, Avoiding a Corrupt
Bargain: Ensuring Congress Is Kept Out of a Contingent Presidential Election
ALSO SELECTED FOR PUBLICATION:
Amy Dorsch, Food Stamps in America: How an Octogenarian Program Can Still Meet the Country's Needs
B.J. Hardy, Judicial Selection Question: Why Is it Time for Preemptive Reform of Kentucky's Judicial Selection Method?
Billy Hopkins, Fraud Created the Market: A Presumption Without Basis
Chelsea Painter, Mandatory
Retirement: Diminishing the Goals of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act
Dani Smith, The Minority Approach That Could Protect the Majority of Kentucky Consumers: Relaxing the Privity Requirement for Implied Warranties of Merchantability
Kit Thurman, The Risk of Shared
Saving in an Unaccountable Commercial Insurance Market
SELECTED FOR ONLINE PUBLICATION:
Harlen Compton, Seeing Through the
Haze: Smoking Bans, Boards of Health, and the Balance of Powers in Kentucky
Lacey Gullett, Coalbed Methane Ownership in Kentucky: Setting a Basis of Expectations
The University of Louisville Law Review is pleased to announce that it has been selected to host the 61st Annual National Conference of Law Reviews in March 2015. The conference allows law journal editors from throughout the nation to gather to exchange ideas and experiences about issues common to student-edited publications. Conference attendees also have the opportunity to hear from the foremost members of the legal community, meet with publishing and other service vendors, and socialize with a diverse group of law review editors from across the United States. Between 250 and 350 student editors attend the conference each year.
This announcement follows a successful week for the Law Review at this year's conference at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, where it was recognized for best practices and innovation in editing. The Law Review presented to an audience of approximately 80 representatives of journals from throughout the nation about steps taken this year to improve the efficiency of the editing process. Following the presentation, at least 25 journals expressed direct interest in at least partially modeling their editing procedures and organizational structure after the University of Louisville Law Review. The presentation will be published in this year's NCLR Best Practices Manual, which will be distributed to hundreds of law journals throughout the country.
This is a big win for the Law Review, the law school and the Louisville community. The Law Review is honored to be selected to host the conference and looks forward to welcoming editors from throughout the nation to Louisville in March 2015.
University of Louisville Law Review Presents Best Practices in Editing at National Conference of Law ReviewsPosted March 21st, 2013 by Edward M. O'Brien
The University of Louisville Law Review is being recognized this week for best practices and innovation in editing by the National Conference of Law Reviews. The outgoing and incoming Editors in Chief are representing the Law Review at this year's conference in Lansing, Michigan. NCLR is recognizing the Law Review's Editing Submission Sheet (ESS), a standardized editing form created by this year's Editorial Board, for its effectiveness in streamlining the editing process. The Law Review presented to an audience of approximately 80 representatives of journals from throughout the nation about the ESS and other steps taken this year to improve the efficiency of the editing process. Following the presentation, at least 25 journals expressed direct interest in at least partially modeling their editing procedures after the University of Louisville Law Review. The presentation will be published in this year's NCLR Best Practices Manual, which will be distributed to hundreds of law journals throughout the country. Congratulations to the Editorial Board and Staff of the University of Louisville Law Review on their hard work in continuing to set a positive example for other journals, and especially to Spencer Brooks, Senior Notes Editor, who was instrumental in the conception and implementation of the ESS.
The Application consists of a grade release form and a write-on prompt (not to exceed six pages, double spaced). Applications are due on May 10th by 6 PM. Several printed copies of the application packet will be available in the Resource Center across from room 275. Electronic copies of the application instructions, write-on prompt, and grade release form are attached, as well as also available through the Law Review TWEN page. If you have any further questions please contact Nick Whitt at email@example.com.
Justice Stevens is the recipient of this year's Brandeis Medal. The Brandeis Medal is awarded to individuals whose lives reflect Justice Brandeis' commitment to the ideals of public service. Previous recipients include Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor, Harry A. Blackmun, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen G. Breyer; Judges A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. and Abner J. Mikva; New York District Attorney Robert Morgenthau; Professors Archibald Cox, Jr., Samuel Dash and Charles J. Ogletree; civil rights attorney Morris Dees, Jr.; Senator Howard H. Baker; Congressman John Lewis; Brandeis biographer Melvin Urofsky, and legal journalist Linda Greenhouse.
The Brandeis Medal will be presented to Justice Stevens on April 18, 2013. More information about the event is available here: http://www.law.louisville.edu/node/9158.
The University of Louisville Law Review is pleased to announce publication of Issue 2 of Volume 51. The Editorial Board and Staff of the Law Review logged a cumulative total of 1,650 hours of work putting together the 220-page Winter 2013 Issue, which features three articles, three student-authored notes and one responsive essay.
Grassroots Originalism: Judicial Activism Arguments, the Abortion Debate, and the Politics of Judicial Philosophy
Mary Ziegler, Assistant Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law
Of Red Bags and Family Limited Partnerships: Reforming the Estate and Gift Tax Valuation Rules to Achieve Horizontal Equity
John F. Coverdale, Professor of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law
It's the Journey, Not the Destination: Judicial Preferences and the Decision-Making Process
Carlos Berdejo, Associate Professor of Law, Loyola Law School - Los Angeles
"I Am in Control Here": Constitutional and Practical Questions Regarding Presidential Succession
David A. Erhart, J.D., 2012, University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law; Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, Jefferson County
Scanning the Horizon: The Past, Present, and Future of Neuroimaging for Lie Detection in Court
Spencer J. Brooks, J.D. Candidate, 2013; Senior Notes Editor, University of Louisville Law Review
Regulating Flash Mobs: Seeking a Middle Ground Approach That Preserves Free Expression and Maintains Public Order
Lauren M. Claycomb, J.D. Candidate, 2013; Senior Articles Editor, University of Louisville Law Review
The Interest Convergence of Education Reform and Economic Development: A Response to "The State of Our Unions"
Jonathan C. Augustine, Adjunct Professor, Southern University Law Center
Editor in Chief: B.J. Hardy
Senior Articles Editor: Molly Hardy
Senior Notes Editor: Nicholas Whitt
Articles Editors: Nick Craddock, Michael McGee, Kit Thurman
Notes Editors: John Hardesty, Billy Hopkins, Erica Wood
Online Content Editor: Harlen Compton
Articles Selection Editor: Robin Rice
Executive Editor: Chelsea Painter
Managing Editor: Amy Dorsch
The new Editorial Board will officially assume office on May 11, 2013. Congratulations to these students on their accomplishment.