Fall 2015

Associate Dean Raymond Diamond was recently interviewed on LPB’s “Louisiana: The State We’re In” regarding the constitutionality of recent gubernatorial attempts to forestall the entry of Syrian refugees into their states.

Professor Ken Levy’s article, US law reviews’ dirty game: review by student,” published through the Times Higher Education, has been posted on the Tax Prof Blog and Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports.

Associate Dean Raymond Diamond was recently quoted in the Times Picayune article, “Lawyers Scoff at Gov. Bobby Jindal’s Syrian Refugee Ban.”

Professor Elizabeth Carter’s article,The Illusion of Equality: The Failure of the Community Property Reform to Achieve Management Equality, has been identified by Cyra Choudhury as one of the best works of recent scholarship relating to Family Law, in a review published today in Jotwell: The Journal of Things We Like (Lots).

Professor Keith Hall was recently quoted in the Baton Rouge Business Report article, “The Land War.”

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Aaron Hubbard (’16) wrote a featured article, “Mediation and Religion: General Attitudes of Three Major Religions in the United States,” in the most recent issue of the Louisiana Bar Journal.
The Louisiana Law Review’s 2016 symposium, Throw Away the Key: Criminal Sentencing Reform in the 21st Century, will be held Friday, January 22, 2016 at the LSU Law Center. The symposium is co-sponsored by the LSU Law Center and the Pugh Institute for Justice. Registration is required. The registration deadline is January 15, 2016. This symposium is brought to you free of charge. Seven hours of CLE credit for Louisiana and Texas.
Salute to Cheney
Students, faculty and staff gathered on the front steps of the Law Center on November 12, 2015, to salute and offer their encouragement to Interim Co-Dean Cheney Joseph during his illness.
Congratulations to LSU Law Students Julien Petit and Richard Sprinkle, winners of the 2015 Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition! The competition was held October 26 in the Robinson Courtroom.
The LSU Law Center’s Advocacy Programs is pleased to announce the members of the 2016-2017 LSU Law Center Moot Court Board.
The LSU Law Center honored Edward J. Walters, Jr. as the 2015 LSU Law Center Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and Jeffrey K. Coreil, Jennifer A. Jones, Edwin G. Preis, Jr., Kimberly L. Robinson and Dean A. Sutherland for Distinguished Achievement at an awards luncheon held Sunday, October 11 at the Lod Cook Conference Center in Baton Rouge. Also recognized at the luncheon was the Honorable James L. Dennis, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, who received the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws in recognition of his substantial contributions to the development of the law, to the judiciary and to our State, region and nation.