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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

The New York Times
October 15, 2019
Re: Edward McCaffery

Edward McCaffery was quoted on the proposal of having the inheritance taxes on wealthy descendants. The article argued that there has been some issues with the estate tax that the number of descendants this tax applied to has dropped 99%. McCaffery described it as being almost a “voluntary tax.”

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Nomi Stolzenberg
July, 2019

Nomi Stolzenberg, "Anne Dailey and the New Fictionalism," 36th Annual Congress of Law and Mental Health, Rome, Italy.

Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2019

"Effects of the Putative Confession Instruction on Perceptions of Children's True and False Statements" (with Jennifer Gongola and Nicholas Scurich), Applied Cognitive Psychology 33 (2019): 655.

Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2019

"Children’s Concealment of a Minor Transgression: The Role of Age, Maltreatment, and Executive Functioning" (with Shanna Williams and Kelly McWilliams), Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.