Law Review News

Law Review Members Selected for Volume 51 Editorial Board

The Editorial Board of Volume 50 of the University of Louisville Law Review would like to present their successors for the Editorial Board of Volume 51:

  • Editor in Chief - Eddie O'Brien
  • Senior Articles Editor - Lauren Claycomb
  • Senior Notes Editor - Spencer Brooks
  • Executive Editor - Stephanie Carr
  • Managing Editor - Amanda Smith
  • Article Selection Editor - Clay Talley
  • Articles Editors - Carli Clowers, Matt Doran, and Patrick Smith
  • Notes Editors - Ashley Haile, Jack Hartz, and Ben Lowry

Congratulations to those selected for the Editorial Board and best wishes for the upcoming volume!

UofL Law Review Publishes Its Golden Anniversary Issue

Congratulations to the University of Louisville Law Review Editors and Members for publishing Volume 50, Issue 2! After working tirelessly through the Summer and Fall Semester, the Law Review has published the Winter 2011 issue. 2011-2012 marks the flagship journal's Golden Anniversary and to celebrate this milestone, the journal covers have been embossed with gold lettering.
 
Issue 2 features three Articles and three Notes. The Articles were written by Monica Teixeira de Sousa, Associate Professor of Law at New England Law| Boston; James J. Woodruff II, Associate Professor of Lawyering Process at the Florida Coastal School of Law; and, Eric B. Easton, Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore School of Law. The Notes were written by Law Review Members Lani Burt, Natalie Montell, and Amanda Warford."
 
Copies of Issue 2 are now available on reserve in the Law Library and are also available on Westlaw and Lexis Nexis. The journal is cited as 50 U. Louisville L. Rev. 201.

Congratulations to the University of Louisville Law Review Members and Editors!

Congratulations to the University of Louisville Law Review Editors and Members for publishing Volume 50, Issue 1! After working tirelessly through the summer and fall, the Law Review has published the Fall 2011 issue. 2011-2012 marks the flagship journal's Golden Anniversary and to celebrate this milestone, the journal covers have been embossed with gold lettering.

 

Issue 1 features three Articles and three Notes. The Articles were written by Robert Sprague, Associate Professor at the University of Wyoming College of Business (his article is featured as part of the Carl A Warns, Jr. Labor & Employment Law Institute); David A. Westbrook, Professor of Law at the University of Buffalo; and F. Patrick Hubbard, Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina. The Notes were written by Law Review Members Shannon Burns, Molly MacCaskey, and Amanda Warford.

 

Copies of Issue 1 are now available on reserve in the Law Library and are also available on Westlaw and Lexis Nexis. The journal is cited as 50 U. Louisville L. Rev. 1.

Announcing New Law Review Members

Congratulations to the students selected as First-year Members of Volume 50 of the University of Louisville Law Review!

  • Carli Ashe
  • Spencer Brooks
  • Stephanie Carr
  • Lauren Claycomb
  • Jackie Clowers
  • Matthew Doran  
  • David Erhart
  • Rebekah Gray
  • Ashley Haile
  • Brittany Hampton  
  • Joshua Hartsell                
  • Nathaniel Hartz
  • John LaFollette             
  • Ben Lowry
  • Ronald Morton
  • Eddie O’Brien                  
  • Sarah Potter                   
  • Caroline Ramsey
  • Amanda Smith
  • Jillian Smith
  • Leah Rupp Smith
  • Patrick Smith
  • Clay Talley
  • April Wimberg

Reminder: Law Review Applications Due Wednesday

Just a reminder: Applications for membership on the 2011-2012 University of Louisville Law Review are due by Wednesday, May 11th by 9 pm outside the Law Review office, room 238. Applications are available in the Student Resource Center.

Law Review members fulfill their writing requirement through successful completion of their student note and, beginning next year, first year members will receive 2 hours of academic credit for their membership.  All are encouraged to apply. If you have questions, you can contact Elisabeth Fitzpatrick or JD Theiss.

Notes Selected For Publication in the University of Louisville Law Review

Congratulations to the following authors, each selected for publication in Volume 50 of the University of Louisville Law Review:
BEST NOTE
Ross Jordan, Fiduciary Obligations for Broker-Dealers
HONORABLE MENTIONS
J.D. Theiss, Video Excerpts in Closing Arguments
Amanda Warford, Abortion Consent Bypass v. Mandatory Abuse Reporiting
ALSO SELECTED FOR PUBLICATION
Shannon Burns, Religious Diet in Prison
Marlena Burt, Custody Modification in Relocation Disputes
Natalie Donahue, Two-Way Video Testimony
Elisabeth Fitzpatrick, Pregnant Women and Substance Abuse
Molly MacCaskey, Right to Sue under the Credit Repair Organization Act
Andrew Mize, Judicial Selection in Kentucky

Law Review Applications Available

Applications for membership on the 2011-12 University of Louisville Law Review are now available in the resource center. Any student interested in earning academic credit, fulfilling their writing requirement, and building their resume is strongly encouraged to apply.

Members of the Law Review’s editorial board for next year will be in the mosaic lobby on Thursday (Mar. 31) from 11:30 to 1:00 to answer any questions about the application and selection process and to distribute applications. Any interested person who stops by to pick up an application will also be given a dessert-type treat.

Applications are due May 11th by 9 pm outside the Law Review office (rm. 238). If you have any questions about the application or selection process, please contract Elisabeth Fitzpatrick or JD Theiss.

Law Review Informational Meeting and Application Availability

The University of Louisville Law Review (ULLR) will be having an interest meeting for new members on Tuesday, March 29th in room 175 at 1:00 pm. The ULLR is the law school’s flagship journal and it gives students an opportunity to earn credit, as well as meet the law school’s writing requirement. Membership also helps students to develop research, writing, and citation skills that are highly touted by employers. Any student who plans on attending classes through spring 2012 is highly encouraged to apply.

At the meeting, we will discuss the Law Review application and selection process, the benefits of membership, and what you can expect if you are selected to become a member. Beginning next year, first year members of the ULLR will receive two hours of academic credit.

Applications will be available to all people who attend the meeting on March 29th and will be available to the rest of the student body beginning on March 30th in the copy center.  Applications are due May 11th. If you have any questions contact JD Theiss or Elisabeth Fitzpatrick

Law Review Announces New Members

Congratulations to the Volume 50 Editorial Board & Second Year Members of the University of Louisville Law Review!

Editor-in-Chief: Elisabeth Fitzpatrick

Senior Articles Editor: Amanda Warford

Senior Notes Editor: J. D. Theiss

Executive Editor: Liam Felsen

Managing Editor: Lani Burt

Symposium and Alumni Relations Editor: Molly MacCaskey

Article Selection Editor: Ross Jordan

Articles Editors: Natalie Donahue, Harrison Rich, & Vince Kline

Notes Editors: Shannon Burns, Brenton Stanley, & Alex Davis

Associate Symposium & Alumni Relations Editor:
Kristie Wetterer

Second Year Members: Nathan Fort, Amanda Prager, Tyler Fleck, Ross Neuhauser, Ryan Wood, & James Stewart

Law Review Symposium on Intellectual Property Law

The University of Louisville Law Review

Symposium on Intellectual Property Law

When: November 5, 2010, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: University Club, 2001 S. Brook St (call 502-852-6996 for directions)

Hosted by: University of Louisville Law Review

 

CLE Event

 

On November 5, 2010, University of Louisville Law Review will host its 3rd annual Symposium on Intellectual Property Law. The symposium will focus on current developments, contested issues, and proposed improvements in intellectual property law. For sponsorship, registration, or additional information, please contact Jennifer Monarch, Symposium & Alumni Relations Editor, at jennifer.monarch@gmail.com or 270-617-4041.

 The University of Louisville Law Review would like to thank this year's sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors

Lexis Nexis
Middleton

Gold Sponsors

Greenebaum Humana

Seiller Wyatt

Silver Sponsors

IP Today

 

The University of Louisville Law Review is honored to welcome this year's speakers:

 

Katja Weckström

Researcher, Assistant of Civil Law

L.L.D Candidate University of Turku Faculty of Law

University of Turku Faculty of Law, Finland

"Liability for Trademark Infringement for Internet Service Providers"

 

Megan Carpenter

Associate Professor of Law

Texas Wesleyan School of Law

"Calling 'Bulls**t' on the Lanham Act: Time to Remove the 2(a) Bar for Scandalous, Immoral, and Disparaging Marks"

 

Doris Estelle Long

Professor and Chair, Intellectual Property, Information Technology, and Privacy Group

The John Marshall Law School

"Rebooting Trademarks for the 21st Century"

 

Mark Janis

Professor of Law and Ira C. Batman Faculty Fellow

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

"Functionality in Design Patent Law"

 

John Cross

Grosscurth Professor of Law

University of Louisville

Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

"The Role of State Law in Trademark"

 

Lars Smith

Stallings Professor of Law

University of Louisville

Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

"Remedies Under the Lanham Act: Is an Update Needed?"

 

Joseph Tomain

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

University of Louisville

Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

"First Amendment, Forth Estate, & Hot News: Unfair Competition Is Not a Remedy for the Journalism Crisis"

 

All of the preceding authors will present their articles at the live symposium on November 5, 2010. Their articles will be published in the Law Review's Volume 49, Issue 4 in Summer 2011.

The University of Louisville Law Review would also like to thank the Student Bar Association and the Student Government Association for its support.