Kurt X. Metzmeier

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Wilson W. Wyatt Hall

Louisville, KY 40292

United States

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1.

You Can Look it Up: The Use of Dictionaries in Interpreting Statutes

Louisville Bar Briefs, pp. 14-15, July 2007, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2008-25
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 13 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2008
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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legal research, textualism, statutory interpretation, legislative history, dictionaries

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Warning: Statutes Under Construction - Finding Good Case Law in Old Kentucky Statutes

Louisville Bar Briefs, pp. 24-25, April 2005
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Feb 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Bibliographica Necronomica: Selections from the Literature of Grimoires, Cursed Books and Unholy Bindings

5 Unbound: Annual Review of Legal History & Rare Books 5 (2012)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 May 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 219 (192,136)

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book history grimoires libraries rare books

4.

The Big Gobble: The Consolidation of the Legal Publishing Industry and What it Means for Legal Research

Louisville Bar Briefs, Vol. 1, No. 10, November 2005
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Feb 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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legal research, legal publishing

5.

History of the Courts of Kentucky

United At Last: The Judicial Article and the Struggle to Reform Kentucky's Courts, Lexington, Ky.: Kentucky Court of Justice, pp. 15-26, 2006, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2007-14
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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courts, judiciary, Kentucky, legal history

6.

Reading the Mind of Congress: Legislative History Research on the Internet

Louisville Bar Association, January 2007, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2008-23
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2014
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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legal research, federal statutes, legislative research

7.

Judges of the Kentucky Circuit Courts, 1831-1861

Kentucky Ancestors, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 111 (334,087)

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legal history, judges, Kentucky

8.

Frankfort Franks: Finding the Legislative History of Kentucky Statutes

Louisville Bar Briefs, pp. 18-19, January 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Aug 2008
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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kentucky legislative history process

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Constructing Freedom: A Letter by George M. Bibb Concerning the Will of the Rev. Richard Bibb, Sr.

9 Unbound: A Review of Legal History and Rare Books 133 (2016), University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2017-5
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2017
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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No Free Ride for the Mayor and Other Tales: Researching Kentucky Constitutional Law

Louisville Bar Briefs, January 2005
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Feb 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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legal research, Kentucky, state constitutions

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You Will Never Believe this Shocking Trick to Reveal the History of a Federal Regulation

Louisville Bar Association Bar Briefs, 2015
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 87 (390,735)

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federal regulations Federal Register

12.

Nursery of a Supreme Court Justice: The Library of James Harlan of Kentucky, Father of John Marshall Harlan

Law Library Journal, Vol. 100, 2008 , University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2009-09
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 05 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 25 May 2017
Kurt X. Metzmeier and Peter Scott Campbell
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law and University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 80 (410,613)

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legal history bibliography

13.

History in the Law Library: Using Legal Materials to Explore the Past and Find Lawyers, Felons and Other Scoundrels in Your Family Tree

Louisville Bar Briefs, Vol. 6, No. 4, April 2006, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2008-33
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 26 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2008
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 70 (442,088)

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legal research, history

14.

Ghostly Tales of Law and Justice: Courthouse Hauntings

4 Unbound: Annual Review of Legal History & Rare Books 47 (2011)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 May 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier, Nancy Vinsel and Roberto Campos
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, Independent and Independent
Downloads 62 (470,258)

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folklore ghost tales haunted jails prisons courthouses

15.

An American Field Guide to Court-Watching: Researching Current Activities of the U.S. Supreme Court

Louisville Bar Briefs, pp. 10-11, October 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 05 Feb 2009
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 55 (497,445)

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Supreme Court, federal appellate courts, legal research

16.

Who Asked the Attorney General His Opinion?

Louisville Bar Briefs, April 2007
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 12 Apr 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 51 (514,110)

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legal research, Kentucky

17.

Better than Government Work: Finding Federal Regulations on the Web

Louisville Bar Briefs, April 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 26 Feb 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 48 (527,455)

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federal regulations, research

18.

Following the Kentucky General Assembly: With Apologies to Niccolo Machiavelli and the ABC Children's Programming Division

Louisville Bar Briefs, pp. 22-23, April 2008
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2009
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 45 (541,196)

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Kentucky legislative process

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Homing in on the Home-Rule Rules: Researching Kentucky Municipal and County Law

Louisville Bar Association Bar Briefs, 2015
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 42 (555,864)

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Kentucky, county municipal law ordinances, Louisville

20.

Fraternal Twins: Legislative History and the History of Legislation

Louisville Bar Briefs, July 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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book review

21.

Not Too Taxing: Researching Federal Tax Law with Free Resources

Louisville Bar Briefs, March 2013
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 41 (560,954)

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databases

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It's All Old News: Using News Databases in the Practice of Law

Louisville Bar Association Bar Briefs (June 2016).
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 17 Feb 2017
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Trial Courts as Constitutional First Responders: A Historical Case Study of the Role of the Franklin County Circuit Court in Kentucky’s Biggest Legal-Political Controversies

48 N. Ky L. Rev. 95-106 (2021), University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2021-6
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2021
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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courts of general jurisdiction, legal history, Kentucky, courts, court history, judicial branch, state politics, state government

Trial Courts as Constitutional First Responders: A Historical Case Study of the Role of the Franklin County Circuit Court in Kentucky’s Biggest Legal-Political Controversies

48 N. Ky. L. Rev 95-196 (2021), Northern Kentucky Law Review
Posted: 04 Aug 2021
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

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courts of general jurisdiction, legal history, Kentucky, courts, court history, judicial branch, state politics, state government

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James Hughes: Kentucky's First Nominative Reporter

Newsletter of Legal History and Rare Books, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Jun 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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legal history, case reporting, legal publishing, history, Kentucky

25.

Researching the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Louisville Bar Association Bar Briefs, 2014
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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health law, legal research, Patient Protection, Affordable Care Act

26.

Books for Litigators and Other Oddities

Louisville Bar Briefs, June 2013
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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The Damnedest Summer Reading List: The History, Politics and Culture of Law in Kentucky

Kentucky Bar Briefs, pp. 8-11, July 2008
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Kentucky legal constitutional history bibliography

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Bloggers, Blawgs & Finding Current Law

Louisville Bar Briefs, Vol. 5, No. 7, Jul. 2005
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Feb 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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blogs, research

29.

The Laws They are A-Changing: Watching the 2016 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly

Louisville Bar Association Bar Briefs, University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2016-6
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 23 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 19 (700,162)

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Kentucky legislature legislative calendar constitutional limitations

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Playing by Kentucky Rules: Researching the Kentucky Rules of Evidence

Louisville Bar Briefs, at 7, 2010
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Toys in the Attic: Finding Superseded and Other Older KY. Legal Resources at the U of L Law Library

Louisville Bar Briefs, Vol. 10, 2011
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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legislation, historical

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Is that a Copier in Your Pocket? Using Your Smartphone for Smarter Legal Research and Practice

Louisville Bar Briefs, September 2013
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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apps, cloud

33.

For Your Benefit: Using Casemaker for Legal Research

Louisville Bar Briefs, October 2012
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Laying Off Brandeis' Policemen: Budget Cuts and Access to Government Information

Louisville Bar Briefs, 2011
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 31 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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legal research

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No Money, Mo’ Problems: Researching Federal and State Budgets

Louisville Bar Association Bar Briefs, 2014
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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federal Kentucky budget processes Congress state legislatures

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Looking Forward, Looking Backward, Statutorily Speaking: Seventieth Anniversary of the Kentucky Revised Statutes

Louisville Bar Briefs, January 2012
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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legislation, research

37.

Research by the Numbers

Louisville Bar Briefs, April 2012
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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statistics

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United at Last: The Judicial Article and the Struggle to Reform Kentucky's Courts

Kentucky Court of Justice, 2006
Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

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kentucky, courts, judiciary, legal history

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Law in the Wilderness: An Annotated Bibliography of Legal Materials of Prestatehood Kentucky, 1774-1792

Prestatehood Legal Materials: A Fifty-State Research Guide, Including New York City and the District of Columbia, Binghamton, New York: Haworth Press, 2006
Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

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Kentucky, Virginia, legal history

Other Papers (4)

Total Downloads: 31
1.

Researching Immigration, Asylum and Refugee Law

Louisville Bar Association Briefs April 2017
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 30 May 2018
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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legal research immigration asylum refugee

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'Hoarders KBA' Cleaning Out the Kentucky Bar Association Ethics Committee's Opinion Closet

Louisville Bar Association Bar Briefs, 2014
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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formal ethics, opinions, Kentucky

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The Law Library: Looking into the Future, Remembering the Past

Louisville Bar Association Bar Briefs, 2015
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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Kentucky legal history materials University of Louisville Law Library

4.

Supreme Summer Reading

Louisville Bar Briefs, July 2010, at 14.
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 02 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 06 May 2016
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
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book review