Melissa Thornton Lonegrass

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center

Professor of Law

440 Law Center Building

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

United States

http://www.law.lsu.edu/directory/profiles/melissa-t-lonegrass/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

5

DOWNLOADS

438

SSRN CITATIONS

3

CROSSREF CITATIONS

1

Scholarly Papers (5)

1.

Convergence in Contort: Landlord Liability for Defective Premises in Comparative Perspective

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 29 Jan 2011
Melissa Thornton Lonegrass
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Downloads 184 (246,790)
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lease, landlord, tenant, lessor, lessee, contort, warranty against vices and defects, warranty of habitability

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Finding Room for Fairness in Formalism - The Sliding Scale Approach to Unconscionability

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 May 2012 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2012
Melissa Thornton Lonegrass
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Downloads 106 (379,866)
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unconscionability, sliding scale, standard form contract, fairness, formalism

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A Second Chance for Innovation — Foreign Inspiration for the Revised Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act

35 University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review 905 (2014)
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2015
Melissa Thornton Lonegrass
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Downloads 54 (555,833)

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lease, landlord, tenant, comparative, comparative law, functionalism, URLTA, Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, warranty of habitability, security of tenure, unfair contract, France, England

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The Anomalous Interaction between Code and Statute — Lessor's Warranty and Statutory Waiver

88 Tulane Law Review 423 (2014)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 21 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2015
Melissa Thornton Lonegrass
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Downloads 48 (584,833)
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Louisiana, civil law, decodification, recodification, codification, civil code, revised statute, warranty of habitability, warranty against vices and defects, waiver, exculpatory clause, landlord, tenant, lessee, lessor, civil code ancillaries

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Eliminating Landlord Retaliation from England and Wales -- Lessons from the United States

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 4, 2015
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Jun 2015
Melissa Thornton Lonegrass
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Downloads 46 (595,098)

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landlord, tenant, retaliation, eviction, retaliatory eviction, reform, England, Wales