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For Thanassi, Robert Thibeaux May 2018

For Thanassi, Robert Thibeaux

Louisiana Law Review

The poem "For Thanassi" by Robert Thibeaux is presented. First Line: Aeschylus found many truths in justice; Last Line: Like the Romans, law's origins, law's odes.


Bond For Deed In Louisiana: 99 Problems But Being A Sale Ain’T One, Endya L. Hash May 2018

Bond For Deed In Louisiana: 99 Problems But Being A Sale Ain’T One, Endya L. Hash

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on how parties use bond for deed contracts and treatment of a bond for deed contract as a sale protects the parties, clarifies applicable law, and gives effect to the true nature of this contract in Louisiana.


In Memoriam: Professor A.N. Yiannopoulos, Elizabeth R. Carter May 2018

In Memoriam: Professor A.N. Yiannopoulos, Elizabeth R. Carter

Louisiana Law Review

No abstract provided.


Thanassi Yiannopoulos: Reminiscences Of A Life Well Lived, Katherine Shaw Spaht May 2018

Thanassi Yiannopoulos: Reminiscences Of A Life Well Lived, Katherine Shaw Spaht

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on the work of law professor Thanassi Yiannopoulos such as revision of the Louisiana Civil Code, revision of community property law in 1978 and mentions his intellectual ability.


A Tribute To Thanassi: The Influence Of Justinian On American Common Law Property, Sally Brown Richardson May 2018

A Tribute To Thanassi: The Influence Of Justinian On American Common Law Property, Sally Brown Richardson

Louisiana Law Review

In this article, the author discusses the contribution of law professor A.N. Thanassi Yiannopoulos towards property law and mentions civil law's impact on American property law and fluidity of property rights.


What Law Governs Forum Selection Clauses, Symeon C. Symeonides May 2018

What Law Governs Forum Selection Clauses, Symeon C. Symeonides

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on the laws regarding forum selection clauses present in choice-of-law question and systems require the chosen court to undertake a choice of-law analysis for selecting the state when law of the forum state.


Good Faith In Louisiana Property Law, John A. Lovett May 2018

Good Faith In Louisiana Property Law, John A. Lovett

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on role of good faith with a prerequisite to the establishment of a predial servitude benefiting the owner of a building that encroaches on the property of a neighbor and immovable property without a valid title.


Demystifying Enrichment Without Cause, Nikolaos A. Davrados May 2018

Demystifying Enrichment Without Cause, Nikolaos A. Davrados

Louisiana Law Review

The article examines the characteristic features, and underlying principles of enrichment without cause as a source of obligations and a special expression of the more general principle of unjustified enrichment and application of enrichment without cause in Louisiana law.


Brainstorming Solutions To Rainstorms: State Liability For Construction In Flood Zones, Derbigny Willis May 2018

Brainstorming Solutions To Rainstorms: State Liability For Construction In Flood Zones, Derbigny Willis

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on state and federal roles in flood mapping, flood insurance, and regulations in flood zones and examines the East Baton Rouge Parish Metropolitan Council, Louisiana and amended building code in response to the August 2016 flood.


Alexander V. Express Energy Operating Services, L.P.: The Fifth Circuit’S Voyage Away From Reality And The Seamen Renounced In Its Wake, Colton V. Acosta May 2018

Alexander V. Express Energy Operating Services, L.P.: The Fifth Circuit’S Voyage Away From Reality And The Seamen Renounced In Its Wake, Colton V. Acosta

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on the decision of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the case Alexander v. Express Energy Operating Services, L.P. wherein the Court held that the employee work on board a vessel for determining seaman status and exposes employers to greater liability.


Policing Hate: The Problematic Expansion Of Louisiana’S Hate Crime Statute To Include Police Officers, Savannah Walker May 2018

Policing Hate: The Problematic Expansion Of Louisiana’S Hate Crime Statute To Include Police Officers, Savannah Walker

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on purpose of hate crime laws of Louisiana through historical context and analyzes the inconsistencies in the Blue Lives Matter amendment, and predicts the consequences the amendment will have on hate crime.


What Are Courts For? Have We Forsaken The Procedural Goldstandard?, Arthur R. Miller Apr 2018

What Are Courts For? Have We Forsaken The Procedural Goldstandard?, Arthur R. Miller

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on procedural gold standard in the civil justice system with stop signs such as personal jurisdiction, class actions and summary judgment and mentions privatization of civil dispute resolution.


Revisiting The “Content-Of-Laws” Enquiry In International Arbitration, Soterios Loizou Apr 2018

Revisiting The “Content-Of-Laws” Enquiry In International Arbitration, Soterios Loizou

Louisiana Law Review

No abstract provided.


A New Natural Law Reading Of The Constitution, Santiago Legarre Apr 2018

A New Natural Law Reading Of The Constitution, Santiago Legarre

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on how natural law can factor into constitutional interpretation in subtle but significant ways and mentions natural law has two different levels of presence in constitutional law.


Stranger Than Fiction: How Lawyers Can Accurately Andrealistically Tell A True Story By Using Fiction Writers’Techniques That Make Fiction Seem More Realistic Than Reality, Cathren Page Apr 2018

Stranger Than Fiction: How Lawyers Can Accurately Andrealistically Tell A True Story By Using Fiction Writers’Techniques That Make Fiction Seem More Realistic Than Reality, Cathren Page

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on how attorneys can make their true stories actually appear to be so by using some of the same techniques that fiction writers use to make fiction seem real and concept of verisimilitude and outlines some of the traits of the concrete.


Doing Aweigh With Uncertainty: Navigating Jones Act Seamen’Sclaims Against Third Parties, Sara B. Kuebel Apr 2018

Doing Aweigh With Uncertainty: Navigating Jones Act Seamen’Sclaims Against Third Parties, Sara B. Kuebel

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on Jones Act as per which seaman may recover punitive damages from a third-party non-employer and law should afford seamen and non-seafarers the same protections under general maritime law against non-employer and protecting seamen as the wards of admiralty.


“Bring Your Gun To Work” And You’Re Fired: Terminatedemployees’ Potential Rights For Violations Of Parking Lot Laws, Malerie Leigh Bulot Apr 2018

“Bring Your Gun To Work” And You’Re Fired: Terminatedemployees’ Potential Rights For Violations Of Parking Lot Laws, Malerie Leigh Bulot

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on constitutionality of Parking Lot laws and tort of wrongful discharge with public policy and whistleblower and the issues regarding gun-storing employee's right of action against a former employer who violated a state's Parking Lot law.


You Sell Molly, I’Ll Sell Holly: Prosecuting Sex Trafficking In Theunited States, Tiffany Dupree Apr 2018

You Sell Molly, I’Ll Sell Holly: Prosecuting Sex Trafficking In Theunited States, Tiffany Dupree

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on facets of sex trafficking and addresses common misconceptions related to the crime and by making sex trafficking a strict liability crime and implementing innovative prosecution strategies equips the U.S. to abolish sex slavery.


Criminalization Of Cyberbullying: The Constitutionality Of Creatingan Online Neverland For Children Under A Tinker-Bell Analysis, Randall Morgan Briggs Apr 2018

Criminalization Of Cyberbullying: The Constitutionality Of Creatingan Online Neverland For Children Under A Tinker-Bell Analysis, Randall Morgan Briggs

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on criminal cyberbullying statute of Louisiana and significance of the fundamental right of free speech in the U.S. and exceptions to First Amendment protections recognized by the U.S. Supreme Court and changes to constitutional protection for children.


Negating The Cost Of "I Do": Ending The United States Tax Code's Family Penalty Through Permissive Joint Filing, Christine D. Allie Mar 2018

Negating The Cost Of "I Do": Ending The United States Tax Code's Family Penalty Through Permissive Joint Filing, Christine D. Allie

Louisiana Law Review

No abstract provided.


Stronger Than The Storm: Disaster Law In A Defiant Age, Alexander B. Lemann Mar 2018

Stronger Than The Storm: Disaster Law In A Defiant Age, Alexander B. Lemann

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on the laws governing disaster in the U.S., and includes rebuilding after flood; enactment of Disaster Mitigation Act for addressing the same; and Lucas v. South Carolina Coastal Council court case on the same.


Attacking Tax Shelters: Galloping Toward A Better Step Transactiondoctrine, Jonathan D. Grossberg Mar 2018

Attacking Tax Shelters: Galloping Toward A Better Step Transactiondoctrine, Jonathan D. Grossberg

Louisiana Law Review

No abstract provided.


Making Cle Voluntary And Pro Bono Mandatory: A Law Faculty Testcase, Rima Sirota Mar 2018

Making Cle Voluntary And Pro Bono Mandatory: A Law Faculty Testcase, Rima Sirota

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on removing mandatory continuing legal education (CLE) hours with pro bono service hours in teh U.S., and includes regulations protecting the legal profession and free legal representation; eliminating obstacles to CLE; and maintenance of client-attorney relationship.


A Vote Against State Nonresident Contribution Limits, Ben Wallace Mar 2018

A Vote Against State Nonresident Contribution Limits, Ben Wallace

Louisiana Law Review

The article discusess history of federal campaign finance law in the U.S., and includes enactment of Federal Election Campaign Act for addressing the same; Buckley v. Valeo court case on the same; and state nonresident contribution limits.


Granting Chevron Deference To Irs Revenue Rulings: The "Charitable" Thing To Do, Kristin E. Oglesby Mar 2018

Granting Chevron Deference To Irs Revenue Rulings: The "Charitable" Thing To Do, Kristin E. Oglesby

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on the applicability of the standards of deference provided by the Chevron U.S.A. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. court case to U.S. Internal Revenue Service revenue rulings, and includes problems arising out of United States v. Mead Corp. court case.


Over-Manipulated And Under-Funded: Louisiana's Pension Problem And Its Impact On Public Employees, Alyssa Depew Mar 2018

Over-Manipulated And Under-Funded: Louisiana's Pension Problem And Its Impact On Public Employees, Alyssa Depew

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on challenges surrounding Louisiana's pension system, and its impact on public employees, and includes enactment of Social Security Act and Pension Protection Act for addressing the same; Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System; and offering benifits to public employees.


Ain't No Sunshine When It's Gone: The Future Of The Louisianasolar Initiative After The Demise Of The Solar Energy Income Taxcredit, Michael Seibert Mar 2018

Ain't No Sunshine When It's Gone: The Future Of The Louisianasolar Initiative After The Demise Of The Solar Energy Income Taxcredit, Michael Seibert

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on the impact of demise of the solar energy income tax credit in the U.S. on the future of the Louisiana solar initiative, and includes Louisiana's solar panel incentive structure; solar incentive legislation; and Louisiana's contribution to greenhouse gas emission.


The Medical Malpractice Cure: Stitching Together The Coleman Factors, Sarah Nickel Jan 2018

The Medical Malpractice Cure: Stitching Together The Coleman Factors, Sarah Nickel

Louisiana Law Review

The article discusses the enactment of Louisiana Medical Malpractice Act (MMA) and advantages and disadvantages it entails for both health care providers and tort victims and the decision of the Louisiana Supreme Court in the case U.S. Dupny v. NMC Operating Company.


From Hoodies To Kneeling During The National Anthem: The Colin Kaepernick Effect And Its Implications For K-12 Sports, Laura Rene Mcneal Jan 2018

From Hoodies To Kneeling During The National Anthem: The Colin Kaepernick Effect And Its Implications For K-12 Sports, Laura Rene Mcneal

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on prospective path toward safeguarding students' First Amendment free speech rights in K-12 schools and intersection of social activism and sports and the implications of this relationship for public school students and preservation of student freedom of expression rights.


Keeping “I Do” Between Two: A Post-Obergefell Analysis Of A Bigamous Marriage And Its Implications For Louisiana’S Matrimonial Regime, Mclaurine H. Zentner Jan 2018

Keeping “I Do” Between Two: A Post-Obergefell Analysis Of A Bigamous Marriage And Its Implications For Louisiana’S Matrimonial Regime, Mclaurine H. Zentner

Louisiana Law Review

The article focuses on the U.S. expansion of individual rights and liberties and the significant ambiguities surrounding the Supreme Court's interpretation of the Due Process and Equal Protection clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment and constitutional analysis of Louisiana's criminal bigamy statute.