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Ryan Metheny

Ryan Metheny

Lecturer in Law

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699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 25, 2019




Ryan Metheny is managing librarian, legal education, at the Los Angeles Law Library. He oversees all of the educational programs and events at the library, which includes public and MCLE classes, clinics and workshops at the main and remote locations. After graduating from the UCLA School of Law, Metheny practiced First Amendment law at a public interest firm in Berkeley, Calif. He then transitioned to librarianship to focus on his passions of research and education, and earned a MA degree in library and information sciences from the University of Washington. Metheny also assists patrons with research at the reference desk and coordinates other programs at the library, including the members program and the law student internship program. Metheny also teaches legal research at USC Gould School of Law.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

Los Angeles Times
January 15, 2020
Re: Wayne Sandholtz

Wayne Sandholtz, a faculty member part of both USC Gould and USC Dornsife, wrote an op-ed discussing how Trump is “a few steps from becoming a new kind of autocrat –an elected one.” He analyzes how Trump’s strategies and actions mirror those of other elected autocrats, naming Viktor Orban, Vladimir Putin, and Rodrigo Duterte as examples.

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Ariela Gross
November, 2019

Ariela Gross has been elected as the new Chair of the Legal History Section of the American Association of Law Schools. 

Daniel Klerman
November, 2019

“Legal Origin from Outer Space,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Claremont-McKenna College, Claremont, CA.

Thomas D. Lyon
November, 2019

Thomas Lyon commented on Roseanna Sommers’, “Commonsense Consent,” at the 14th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Claremont-McKenna College.