The Kentucky Law Journal is the tenth oldest continually-published law review in the nation. Publication has been continuous since 1913. The Journal publishes four annual issues in print as well as online original articles and notes. The following collection focuses on original online content. The Journal refers to these items as Online Originals or the Kentucky Law Journal Online. Kentucky Law Journal Online publishes short articles on various topics of interest to practitioners, scholars, judges, and students.

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Submissions from 2018

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“Please Unlock Your Phone”: Why Reasonable Suspicion Should Be Extended to Cursory Searches of Electronic Devices at the Border, Will Carroll

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Kentucky – Legal Animal Abuse Or Weak Protection Laws?, Gabrielle J. Fulton

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Circuit Split: An Efficient Rule to Govern the Sampling of Sound Recordings, Spencer K. Gray

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Striking a Balance: Can Presumed Donative Consent End the Organ Shortage While Respecting Individual Autonomy?, Jennifer L. Henry

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CAFA Removal and Jurisdiction: Basic Overview and Practice Points, Megan Niespodziany

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A (Brief) Overview of Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corporation v. Wall-Street.com, LLC, Nicole Pottinger

Submissions from 2017

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Consumer Class Conflict: The Battle against Heightened Ascertainability in the Sixth Circuit, Houston Alexander Bragg

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Veterans Treatment Courts in Kentucky: Their Success, Their Shortcomings, and What Kentucky Can Do to Further Rehabilitate Veterans, Adam Meyer

Submissions from 2016

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Why Your Company’s Cyber Breach Isn’t Currently a Bad Thing, Devon Paige Cobb

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Meriting Consolidation: Why Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions Should Consolidate Federal Bribery Statutes, Kierston Eastham Rosen

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Money for Nothing and Your Facts for Free: An Exploration of Political Spending and a Proposal for Combatting Big Money Interests, Chris K. Stewart

Submissions from 2015

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Eldred & the New Rationality, Brian L. Frye

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More Coverage, More Problems: No Private Remedies for Kentuckians Hurt by HIPAA Violations After Adoption of the Affordable Care Act, Chelsea N. Hayes

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Will Kentucky Fall Victim to the EPA’s War on Coal? Examining the Commonwealth’s Options Under the Newest Power Plant Emission Standards, Matthew Hlinka

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A Fare Deal: The Reasonable Regulation of Ridesharing, Dylan Merrill

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Who Will Watch the Watchers?: Derivative Actions in Nonprofit Corporations, Thomas E. Rutledge

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On a Path to Autonomy: Death With Dignity Paves the Way, Joseph J. Sherman

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Knowledge is Power: Understanding Kentucky’s Human Trafficking Laws, Katie Smith

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Limits to the Class Action Device: The Kentucky Wages and Hours Act Does Not Permit a Class Action, Timothy J. Weatherholt and Jeffrey A. Savarise

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Not for Human Consumption: How Inept Legislative Policy Proliferates the Synthetic Drug Problem, Todd J. Weatherholt

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United States v. Kentucky Bar Association: In a Case Drawing National Attention, the Kentucky Supreme Court Addresses the Ethics of Waivers of Ineffective Assistance of Counsel in Plea Bargains, B. Scott West

Submissions from 2014

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Getting Jurors to Awesome, Cortney E. Lollar

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Who’s Quashing Who?: The Battle Between Scholars and Subpoenas, Julie Rosing

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Equal Protection of Grocery Stores in the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages, Thomas E. Rutledge and Stacy C. Kula

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“Friending” the NLRB: Applying Traditional Labor Rules to Social Media Cases, Lauren Weiner

Submissions from 2013

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The Commonwealth’s Response to Kentucky’s Pill Mill Problem, Peter P. Cohron

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Sticks and Stones: A Needed Legislative Reform to Kentucky’s Approach to Cyberbulling, Amanda East

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Life and Death in Kentucky: Past, Present, and Future, Roberta M. Harding