Fall 2016

Professor Bill Corbett presented his paper "Mike Zimmer, McDonnell Douglas and 'A Gift that Keeps Giving'" at the 2016 Employment & Labor Law Scholars’ Forum hosted by the Seton Hall University School of Law.

Professor Keith Hall spoke on “Common Interests Created in Oil and Gas” and “Implied Covenants in Oil and Gas Leases”at the 34th annual Oil & Gas Short Course in Houston.

Professor Greg Smith was interviewed by WWL-TV for its story "Edward's Lawyer's Old Firm Gets Coastal Lawsuit Deal."

Professor Robert Lancaster participated in a panel discussion titled “Re-Examining the In-House Clinical Model in an Era of Innovation and Expansion of Alternative Clinical Opportunities” at the sixth annual Southern Clinical Teaching Conference in Charlotte, N.C.

Professor Christina Sautter’s book chapter, "Tender Offers and Disclosure: The History and Future of the Williams Act," was published in the "Research Handbook on Mergers and Acquisitions."

Professor Philip Hackney was interviewed by Bloomberg BNA for its article "IRS Should Probe Exxon-Conservative Group Ties: Watchdogs."

Professor Edward Richards is quoted by The Times Picayune | Nola.com for its article "Louisiana Flood of 2016 made worse by growth-focused policies."

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LSU Law professor Andrea Carroll was recently selected to participate in the SEC Academic Leadership Development Program, an initiative to advance faculty as academic leaders among Southeastern Conference institutions.
LSU Law Center students achieved the state’s highest passage rate among all examinees on the latest Louisiana State Bar Exam and among first time takers, according to results released Oct. 7 by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. The results are for test takers who sat for the statewide Bar examination in July 2016.
LSU Law second-year students Sara Kuebel and Sarah Nickel won the 2016 Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition on Oct. 24 in the Robinson Courtroom at the LSU Law Center. Kuebel and Nickel narrowly defeated their opponents, fellow 2Ls Alyssa Depew and Josie Serigne, in a challenging final round.
Twenty-one second-year LSU Law students have been selected as members of the 2017-18 Moot Court Board. Moot Court Board membership is an academic honor awarded to those students who receive the highest cumulative scores on their appellate brief and individual oral arguments in the Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition.
The LSU Law Peter James Johnson National Civil Rights Trial Competition Team placed as National Quarterfinalists and one of the top eight teams in the nation at the Civil Rights Trial Competition, which was held at the Supreme Court of New York, Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola, NY. The team includes Robert Glueck, Hannah Marler, Doug Nielsen and Elizabeth Wong.
LSU Law professor Bill Corbett has been named faculty adviser of the Louisiana Judicial College, an arm of the Louisiana Supreme Court that provides continuing legal education for Louisiana judges. Corbett returns to the Judicial College after having served as Executive Director 16 years ago.