Danny Norris


Law Library - Staff

Danny Norris
Associate Director - Law Library

Danny Norris

Phone: (713) 313-1182
Email: dnorris@tmslaw.tsu.edu

Education:

M.L.S. 2016, University of North Texas
J.D. 2007, Thurgood Marshall School of Law
B.S. 2003, University of Houston

Experience

  • Associate Director of Law Library, Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law 2015 - Present
  • Faculty Research Librarian, Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 2007 – 2015
  • Instructor - Legal Research, Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 2008 – Present
  • Law Clerk, D. Green & Associates, 2006 – 2008
  • Summer Associate, Patterson & Sheridan, LLP, 2006
  • Graduate Assistant, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 2005 – 2006

Certificates & Licenses

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office 2008 - Present
  • State Bar of Texas 2007 - Present

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Law Libraries 2007 - Present
  • Southwestern Association of Law Libraries 2007 - Present
  • Houston Area Law Libraries 2007 – Present
  • Innovative Users Group 2007 - Present
  • American Bar Association 2005 - Present
  • National Bar Association 2010 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association 2010 - Present
  • Houston Lawyers Association 2007- Present, President 2014-2015

Presentations

  • Citing According to the Bluebook: A Deeper Look for Law Review Members, Houston, TX (Annual Presentation).
  • Starting the Research Process: Thesis Statements & OutlinesEarl Carl Institute's Spring Student Orientation (2013).
  • Electronic Researching, CLE Hosted by Houston Lawyers Association, Houston, TX, September 8, 2009.

Publications

  • The Ethical Dilemma of Local Ordinances that Purport to Deport Illegal Aliens, 89 U. Detroit Mercy L. Rev. 299 (2012) (with Walter Champion & Lawrence Ruddell).
  • Obama vs. Bush on Steroids: Two Different Approaches to a Pseudo-Controversy-Or is it Really Worthy of Note in a State of the Union Address?, 36 T. Marshall L. Rev. 193 (2011) (with Walter Champion).
  • Why Not Row to the Bahamas Instead of Miami?: The Conundrum That Awaits Cuban Elite Baseball Players Who Seek Asylum and the Economic Nirvana of Free Agency, 9 Virginia Sports and Entertainment Law Journal 219 (2010) (with Walter Champion).
  • Danyahel Norris, Houston Gentrification: Options for Current Residents of Third Ward, 35 Thurgood Marshall Law Review 239 (2010).
  • Colombia's Decree 1905 and the Reinvention of Colombia's Gaming Industry, 13 Gaming Law Review and Economics 310 (2009) (with Walter Champion).

Recognition/Awards

  • Dr. Marguerite Ross Barnett Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Houston African American Studies Program 2016   
  • Chairman’s Award, National Bar Association's Entertainment and Sports Law Section 2015

 

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