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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Scholarly Papers (39)

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 247 (220,985)

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book history grimoires libraries rare books

4.

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

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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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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
Downloads 147 (351,958)

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legal research, legal publishing

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 143 (359,867)

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legal history, judges, Kentucky

8.

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
Downloads 130 (387,426)

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legal research, federal statutes, legislative research

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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
Downloads 121 (409,101)

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kentucky legislative history process

10.

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 105 (453,863)

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legal history bibliography

11.

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 97 (479,424)

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federal regulations Federal Register

12.

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

13.

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 85 (521,195)

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folklore ghost tales haunted jails prisons courthouses

14.

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 81 (536,576)

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legal research, history

15.

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: 15 Mar 2023
Kurt X. Metzmeier
University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
Downloads 75 (560,882)

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

16.

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 66 (600,906)

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Supreme Court, federal appellate courts, legal research

17.

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 63 (615,258)

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legal research, Kentucky

18.

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 60 (630,450)

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federal regulations, research

19.

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 59 (635,640)

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Kentucky, county municipal law ordinances, Louisville

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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 54 (662,848)

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Kentucky legislative process

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 49 (691,746)

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databases

22.

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
Downloads 49 (691,746)

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book review

23.

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
Downloads 49 (691,746)

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blogs, research

24.

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
Downloads 48 (697,720)

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Kentucky legal constitutional history bibliography

25.

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
Downloads 43 (729,626)

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legal research newspapers

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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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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
Downloads 39 (757,114)

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legal history, case reporting, legal publishing, history, Kentucky

28.

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
Downloads 34 (793,906)

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health law, legal research, Patient Protection, Affordable Care Act

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 28 (842,248)

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Kentucky legislature legislative calendar constitutional limitations

30.

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
Downloads 21 (904,639)

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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
Downloads 21 (904,639)

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apps, cloud

33.

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
Downloads 21 (904,639)

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legal research

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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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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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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
Downloads 17 (943,664)

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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
Downloads 15 (963,696)

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legislation, research

38.

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: 66
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