Volume 83, Issue 2

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McConnell’s Gamble

Taylor E. Brett

Junior Associates Selected for Publication in Volume 84 Announced!

The Louisiana Law Review Volume 83 Board of Editors is proud to announce the Junior Associates selected for publication in Volume 84:

Haley Baker – Curing the Federal Infection: Restoring Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure Article 1915 to its Louisiana Form.  


Megan Broussard – The “Foreseeable Risk” of Chilling Dissent: Proposing First Amendment Limitations on the Scope of Negligent Protest Liability 


Matthew Clark – Use It or Lose It: Revising Louisiana’s Process to Establish Paternity


Zachary Crawford – Let’s Give Digital: How Louisiana’s Laws Governing Inter Vivos Donations are Unequipped to Handle the Growing Popularity of Digital Assets. 


Elise Diebold – ‘Til Death Do Us Part? Louisiana’s Inconsistent Approach to Divorce Litigation After a Decedent-Spouse’s Death  


Evan Gaudet – How a Correct Reading of Louisiana’s Comparative Fault Articles Will Spell Disaster for Louisiana Employers


Tyler Hays ­– Armed and Dangerous[ly Designed Products] – Defining Liability for Firearm Manufacturers Under the Louisiana Products Liability Act 


Tess Layton – Control, Alt, Delete: Understanding the Implications of Courts’ Current Interpretation of 17 U.S.C.§ 1202(b) 


Julien LeBlanc ­– Breaking a Piece from the Castle Wall: The Multi-Circuit Split Over § 230(e)(2) of the 

Communications Decency Act and its Expansion of Liability for Interactive Computer Services


Tyler LeBlanc ­– The Lost Ark of a Social Covenant: Progressing Social Covenants from Moral Commitments to Binding Agreements 


Nathan Long – Immunity for Me but Not for Thee: Confronting Louisiana’s Problems with Qualified Immunity for Law Enforcement Officers 


Tamra Manfredo– How to Make $1 Million in Thirty Seconds or Less: The Need for Regulations on Finfluencers


Caroline McCullars – Carbon Sequestration: A Pipedream or the Solution to Global Warming?


Trystan Melancon– An Un-flippable Switch: How Religious Organizations in Texas are Seeking Widespread Religious Exemptions to Title VII and Bostock’s Prohibition on LGBTQ+ Employment Discrimination 


James M. Truett – Congress, Tear Down this Educational Wall: The Biden Administration’s Unconstitutional Student Loan Cancellation Plan & Congress’ Responsibility to Address the Root Cause of the Student Loan Crisis 


Taylor Roos – Solving Louisiana’s Identity Crisis: Requiring Judicial Approval of Minors’ NIL Contracts

Louisiana Law Review Volume 84 Board Announced!

The Louisiana Law Review Volume 83 Board of Editors is proud to announce the Junior Associates selected to serve on the Volume 84 Board of Editors. The Volume 83 Board received excellent candidates for the Volume 84 Board, and we thank everyone who applied. Serving on the Louisiana Law Review Board of Editors is an incredible honor, and we wish the best of luck to the Volume 84 Board!



Julien LeBlanc


Managing Editor

Caroline McCullars


Articles Editors

Sydney Curtis

Brendan Cuti


Production Editors

Haley Baker

Tamra Manfredo


Online Editor

Nathan Long


Executive Senior Editor

Megan Broussard


Senior Editors

Tyler Hays

Joseph Kaiser

Tess Layton

Trystan Melancon

Taylor Roos

Looking Forward After Kennedy v. Bremerton School District

by Jack Ruello


In the summer of 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District significantly changed the rights of many Americans by expanding the protection of the Free Exercise Clause. Historically, there has been tension between the Free Exercise Clause and the Establishment Clause with respect to balancing the rights of a person’s freedom to practice their religion against the public’s interest in separation of church and state.[1] The Free Exercise Clause grants Americans the right to practice any religion of their choosing, if any at all.[2] Incidentally, the Establishment Clause prohibits the government from favoring one religion over another by mandating a separation of church and state.[3] The facts in Bremerton also bring the Free Speech Clause into play due to the bifurcated nature of analyzing free speech.[4] This Blog Post will analyze the implications arising from the Court’s decision in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District.

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Commander-in-Chief Authority and the Religious Rights of Service Members in Crisis Times: The Vaccine Mandate as a Call for Reincorporating the Standing Army Fears in Jurisprudence and Depoliticizing the Bench


Lily Pavy