Summer 2015

Professor Paul R. Baier read a paper, “The Constitution as Code,” at the Fourth Worldwide Congress of Mixed Jurisdiction Jurists, Montreal Canada, on June 26, 2015.

Professor Melissa Lonegrass’ article, Eliminating Landlord Retaliation in England and Wales—Lessons from the United States was recently featured on the PropertyProfBlog of the Law Professor Blogs Network.

Professor Hector Linares recently served as faculty for the National Juvenile Defender Center’s JTIP Summer Academy held at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C., an intensive week-long training for select juvenile defense attorneys from across the country. Professor Linares also recently conducted trainings for juvenile public defenders in Oxford, Mississippi and Atlanta, Georgia.

Professor Elizabeth Carter was quoted in the article, Legal Battle for Saints Owner Tom Benson's Fortune is Likely Far From Over, in the Times Picayune.

Professor Robert Lancaster was a panelist at the 38th Annual AALS Conference on Clinical Legal Education. The panel topic was “Birds of a Feather Teach Together: Collaborations Between Law Clinic and Externship Faculty to Educate a New Generation of Reflective Practitioners” and addressed creative ways law schools can increase experiential educational opportunities for their students. Professor Lancaster spoke specifically about new initiatives in the LSU Law Center’s clinical program that give students practical training in the real practice of law.

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The LSU Law Center has been rated #8 on a list of the Top 10 Most Underrated Law Schools in the country based on outcome measures and how well the school prepares its students.
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On Sunday, October 11, the LSU Law Center will honor 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 at the Lod Cook Conference Center in Baton Rouge. The luncheon will begin at 1:00 p.m.
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LSU Law Center Chancellor and Dean Jack M. Weiss has announced the names of those law students who earned academic honors for the spring 2015 semester. Over 50 students have been recognized as Hebert Scholars and over 80 students have been recognized as Chancellor’s Scholars.
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The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center awarded degrees to 184 students during Commencement ceremonies held today at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, according to LSU Law Chancellor and Dean, Jack M. Weiss. Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, delivered the Commencement address. The LSU Law Center conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws upon the Honorable James L. Dennis (’62), Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Live streaming of the 2015 LSU Law Commencement begins today at 9:30 a.m.
The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Commencement will take place Friday, May 29, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU campus. Marc H. Morial will deliver the commencement address. Visit the LSU Law Commencement page for the latest information and instructions for graduates and guests. Parking information may also be found here.