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Research + Analysis

Expertise in harnessing, interpreting, and leveraging legal knowledge and data to create a competitive edge that solves real-world problems and satisfies stakeholders.
(@vanessa.meihaus)

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Investigative Research

My firm provides investigative services (among others) in the context of disputes, regulatory enforcement/compliance, and internal investigations. My team is sometimes asked to assist on these projects, but I'm interested in learning more about due diligence/intelligence services libraries and research teams provide, including deep dive public records and web searching re individuals and companies,and the sources used ...more »

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Legal Issues and the LGBT Witnessed in Louisiana Archives

Frank Perez, the president and co-founder of the LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana, will present an historical survey of legal developments affecting the LGBT community in Louisiana utilising archival collections in Louisiana. The LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana promotes the preservation of LGBT archival materials, and collaborates with archives around the state to maintain LGBT collections.

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(@dkoppang)

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Research Support for Recruitment and Development Dept.

In the hopes of becoming ever more integrated into your organization, law libraries can aid with organization recruitment. More tools are coming on the market to analyze attorney movements between firms (i.e., ALM Legal Compass; Leopard Solutions), but it takes a librarian to understand how to best utilize these tools and understand the shortcomings of the platforms. The program should also cover ethics of recruitment ...more »

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(@dkoppang)

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Analyzing Patent Analytics - Prosecution and Litigation

Patent Analytics have long been at the forefront of the development of analytics platforms in the legal market. From heat maps to litigation to prosecution, there is a wealth of data to be found. Similar to the 2019 Litigation Analytics program, testers would analyze and compare the different prosecution analytics platforms to check for data accuracy and platform usability. Panelists would also review the different ...more »

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How Geography Shaped the Law in New Orleans

Geographer Richard Campanella, Senior Professor of Practice with the Tulane School of Architecture, is the author of ten books and over 200 other publications on New Orleans and Louisiana geography, history, architecture, urbanism, culture and related topics. He will talk about the unusual growth, both physical and political, of New Orleans, and how that shaped the location and development of its courts, police districts, ...more »

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(@collaborator1)

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The Evolution of Fashion Law: History, Trends and Tools

This program would be a primer for where fashion law started and how it is evolving and trends towards it's current and future evolution. Most notable fashion law has entailed trademark infractions, patent design law, contract law, labor law, import-export law, business and finance law, sustainability, and interdisciplinary areas of practice and librarianship knowledge. The attendee will learn from a panel of experts ...more »

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(@armoye7)

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Revealing our Roots- Genealogy and the Law

Genealogical research has become extremely popular, over the past few years. This is largely due to the growth of the Internet and the vast amount of information available from the click of a mouse. For some, it is a fun and engaging way to pass time. For others it is a full-blown withdrawal inducing addiction. Researching one's family history can be the ultimate puzzle that can never be solved, or the mystery novel ...more »

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From Chaos to Control

Innovative approaches and best practices that national Law Firms have established to streamline and manage some of the out-of-control daily tasks, duplication and expenses, associated with Docket alerts and tracks; including tracking clients, potential clients, current litigation and MDL cases, such as tobacco litigation, management of Pacer expenses, efiling, etc....

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(@mwpodvia)

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Voodoo and the Law

Voodoo is a polytheistic religion that is derived from African cult worship and that borrowed elements from Roman Catholic worship. Voodoo was brought to Louisiana from Haiti and other Caribbean islands. This program will examine Voodoo and discuss legal issues involving Voodoo that have arisen over the years. It is hoped that Bloody Mary, the current Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, will be among the speakers.

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Bankruptcy 101

Let's get a behind the scenes look at a bankruptcy filing from beginning to end. What are the major types of filings? What is included in a bankruptcy plan? What's a 363 asset sale? What does a trustee do? What's a Debtor-in-Possession? What is an adversary proceeding?

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