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July 2013

Library's New Metadata Librarian and Archivist
July 21, 2013
The Law Library is proud to announce the hiring of Travis H. Williams  as the new Metadata Librarian and Archivist.  Travis graduated with honors from LSU with a bachelor's degree in General Studies and a master's degree in Library and Information Science. He has worked as a graduate assistant in Hill Memorial Library, as an archives intern with Louisiana Public Broadcasting, as an information specialist with the LA Department for Environmental Quality, and as an associate producer of the Red Stick International Animation Festival. In addition, he has worked professionally in film, television, and theatre for 20 years. He is currently the Metadata Librarian and Archivist at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center....
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Summer 2013
July 15, 2013
Professor John Church presented a paper entitled, Antitrust Enforcement of Vertical Restraints Involving Internet Sales: The U.S. Perspective, at the 2013 workshop “E-Commerce and Competition Law: Recent Developments” which took place July 5 at the EMLyon Business School, one of the leading business schools in France.  The paper will be published in the November 2013 edition of the Revue Lamy de la Concurrence.   Since 2009 EMLyon and University of Lyon III have organized a series of workshops on competition law and associated economic issues.   The workshops bring together experts in law, economics, strategy, marketing and philosophy. Professor John Devlin appeared as a panelist on LPB's Louisiana: The State We're In on July 12 to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Fisher v. University of Texas. On June 14 on LPB’s Louisiana: The State We’re In, Vice Chancellor...
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Junior Associates Named to Volume 74 of Louisiana Law Review
July 12, 2013
Congratulations to the following law students in their selection to Volume 74 of the Louisiana Law Review: Ben Aguiñaga Alexander Baynham Jeffrey Birdsong Ryan Boutet Drew Burnham Mallory Chatelain Stephen Collura Molly Csaki Heath DeJean Jacob Ecker A'Dair Flynt Haley Gaines Rory Green Carson Haddow George Holmes Victoria Jowers Ben Jumonville Allison Kingsmill Michael Lambert Julie Love Caleb Madere A.J. Million Cornelius Murray Lauren Rivera Lauren Tracy Chris Ulfers The Louisiana Law Review was established to encourage legal scholarship in the student body, act as an incentive to and provide a method of training in individual research, contribute to the development of the law by scholarly criticism and analysis, foster the study of civil and comparative law, and serve the bar of the state by comments on and discussion of current cases and legal problems. It is edited by a board of student editors,...
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Junior Associates Named to LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources
July 12, 2013
Congratulations to the following law students in their selection to Volume 2 of the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources: R. Kyle Alagood Annissa Alario Charmaine Borne Samantha Costas Gregory Everett JoAnn Hymel Michael Neuner Michael Landis Timothy McGibboney Cynthia Miller Iman Montgomery Claire Murray Whitney Sheppard Kirbie Watson Katherine Wells William Wright, IV The LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources (JELR) is a student edited academic journal focusing broadly on energy and its relationship to other areas of law. The JELR was created to promote the study of energy law and the effects of technological innovation on a local, national and international level....
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New Library Scanner
July 10, 2013
New Library Scanner The Law Library is pleased to announce the installation of a new Bookeye overhead scanner in the Reserve room.  As an alternative to photocopying, the Bookeye scanner allows patrons to create image files of library materials and save them to a flash drive or send them via email.  For instructions on using the new scanner, follow the prompts on the touch panel or see a Reference Librarian....
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Phone Chargers Available for Loan
July 9, 2013
Phone Chargers Available for Loan Forget your phone charger? Not to worry – borrow one from the library! The law library now has phone chargers for the iPhone4, iPhone5, and Samsung devices available for loan at the circulation desk. Current LSU Law students may check out the chargers for up to 4 days. Visit the circulation desk or ask a Reference Librarian for more details....
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2013 LSU Law Reunion Days, September 6-7
July 9, 2013
Graduates from the classes of 1973, 1983, 1993, 2003 and 2008 will celebrate their respective class reunions on Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7. Click here to register online.
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LPB to air LSU Law: Saluting Our Veterans on July 4
July 2, 2013
Louisiana Public Broadcasting will air our recently produced video, LSU Law: Saluting Our Veterans, on July 4 as part of LPB's holiday programming. The video will run at 8:30 p.m., and again at 10:30 p.m. on public broadcasting stations throughout the state. Click here to find the LPB station in your area.
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Spring 2013 Semester Scholarship & Service
July 1, 2013
On June 14 on LPB’s Louisiana: The State We’re In, Vice Chancellor Raymond T. Diamond discussed the Voting Rights Act and Shelby County v. Holder, recently decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Christina Sautter served as a discussant on the Money and Markets panel at the Law and Society Association 2013 Annual Meeting held in Boston, MA on May 31, 2013.  As a discussant she commented on papers written by Professors Mehrsa Baradaran (University of Georgia School of Law); Elisabeth de Fontenay (Harvard Law School); Joan MacLeod Heminway (University of Tennessee College of Law); Kristin Johnson (Seton Hall University School of Law); and Summer Kim (University of Illinois College of Law). Professor Philip Hackney’s article, What We Talk About When We Talk About Exemption, will be published in the forthcoming issue of the Virginia Tax Review. Professor Hackney was part of a panel on exempt organizations at the 8th Annual Junior Tax Scholars...
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