Editorial Board Holds Orientation for Junior Associates

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The Louisiana Law Review held its annual orientation Sunday afternoon at the Paul M. Hebert Law Center for its newest Junior Associate class. Members of the LSU Law faculty, including Chancellor Jack Weiss, Professor William Corbett, and Professor Phillip Hackney, congratulated the Junior Associates on becoming members of the Law Review. The LSU Law faculty members also advised the Junior Associates on what to expect during their year as a Junior Associate and provided tips on selecting topics for their Comment or Case Note. In addition, the Volume 75 Editorial Board discussed its role in the publication process and shared advice with the Junior Associates.

Volume 75 Publication Decisions

The Louisiana Law Review is pleased to announce the students who have received offers for publication in Volume 75 of the Review. Please join us in congratulating each of these authors for their hard work and outstanding contribution to academic writing:

(1) Benjamin Aguiñaga, Confronting Confrontation in a FaceTime Generation: A Substantial Public Policy Standard to Determine the Constitutionality of Two-Way Live Video Testimony in Criminal Trials;

(2) Alexander Baynham, The Intersection Between Successions and Mineral Code Article 190: Quantum Resources v. Pirate Lake Oil;

(3) Drew Burnham, Difficulties with Sharing: A Proposal to Define the Voluntary Unit and Protect the Rights of Surface Co-Owners and Mineral Servitude Holders in Louisiana;

(4) Mallory Chatelain, Same-Sex Marriages Are Not Created Equal: United States v. Windsor and its Legal Aftermath in Louisiana;

(5) Molly Csaki, Don’t Cry Over Spilled Wine: Recovering Damages for Nonpecuniary Loss under Louisiana Civil Code Article 1998;

(6) Heath DeJean, When Words Alone Are Not Enough: Fair and Effective Targeting in Tax Exemption;

(7) Jacob Ecker, Break Point: Adapting Louisiana Employment Noncompete Law to the Information Age;

(8) Carson Haddow, The Servitude of Drain: A Critical Survey;

(9) George Holmes, Testamentary Formalism in Louisiana: Excusing the Lack of Will Formalities Through the Succession of Guezeraga Approach;

(10) Ben Jumonville, Sharp Curves Ahead: Analyzing Formal Dedication in Light of Webb v. Franks Investment Co.;

(11) Allison Kingsmill, Of Butchers, Bakers, and Casket Makers: St. Joseph Abbey v. Castille;

(12) Michael Lambert, A Gunman’s Paradise: How Louisiana Unconstitutionally Targets the First Amendment in Favor of Gun Owner Privacy and Why Other States Must Avoid the Same Misfire;

(13) Julia Love, State v. Louisiana Land & Exploration Co.: Why Louisiana Revised Statutes Section 30:29 Should Be Revised to Explicitly Permit Excess Damages;

(14) Caleb Madere, Covert Capture: Hydraulic Fracturing and Subsurface Trespass in Louisiana;

(15) Cornelius J. Murray, Inviting Integration: A Modified Approach to Disparate Impact Under the FHA; and

(16) Chris Ulfers, The Best Interests of Marriage: Why Flexibility is Necessary to Restore the Popularity of Marriage in Louisiana.

Volume 75 Board of Editors Announced

The Volume 74 Board of Editors of the Louisiana Law Review is pleased to announce and congratulate the following Junior Associates who have been selected as the Board of Editors for Volume 75 (2014-2015):

Editor in Chief:
Christopher Ulfers
Managing Editor:
Molly Csaki
Executive Senior Editor:
Jacob Ecker
Articles Editors:
C.J. Murray and George Holmes
Production Editors:
Ben Aguiñaga and Heath DeJean
Senior Editors:
Ryan Boutet
Caleb Madere
Haley Gaines
Stephen Collura
Alex Baynham