Teaching Interests: Copyright
Education: B.A. (summa cum laude), Mercer University; J.D. (cum laude), Mercer University
School of Law; Master of Librarianship, with a certificate in law librarianship, University
Professor Jones joined the Memphis law faculty in 2008. She teaches Copyright law.
Professor Jones’ scholarship explores copyright and privacy issues. Her recent publications
are: Protecting the Treasure: An Assessment of State Court Rules and Policies for Access
to Online Civil Court Records, 61 Drake Law Review 375 (2013), Locked Collections: Copyright and the Future of Research Support, 105 Law Library Journal 425 (2013) and Law Firm Copying and Fair Use: An Examination of Different Purpose and Fair Use Markets, forthcoming 56 South Texas Law Review Issue 2 (2014). The Locked Collections article won the American Association of Law Libraries Law Library Journal Article
of the Year Award in July 2014. She has presented at a number of conferences, including
the Annual Intellectual Property Scholars’ Conference. She has also been a participant
in the Annual Privacy Law Scholars’ Conference. Her scholarship is accessible at:
Professor Jones is currently the Chair of the American Association of Law Libraries’
Copyright Committee. This is a national committee that represents, promotes and
advocates AALL’s interests regarding copyright and other intellectual property issues.
Professor Jones has provided extensive professional service in law librarianship.
She has served as Special Interest Section (SIS) Council Chair, a national level office
in the American Association of Law Libraries; as the chair of one of the largest AALL
SISs, and as President of one of the largest chapters of AALL in geographic coverage
(ten states). She has shared her knowledge and experience by speaking on a variety
of topics at numerous national, regional and state meetings and conferences, including
the Conference for Law School Computing (CALI Conference).
Experience (selected): Deputy Director, Judge Ben C. Green Law Library, and Adjunct Assistant Professor
of Law, Case Western Reserve School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio; Lawyering Skills I Instructor,
University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California; Assistant Director for
Reference Services, Boley Law Library, and Adjunct Professor of Law, Northwestern
School of Law of Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon; Attorney, Trotter, Smith
and Jacobs, Atlanta, Georgia; Attorney, Kilpatrick and Cody, Atlanta, Georgia
Admitted: Georgia (inactive)
Phone: (901) 678-3244
Office: Law 220