Fall 2016

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 Christine Corcos wrote the chapter on the United States in "A Transnational Study of Law and Justice on TV" (Peter Robson and Jennifer Schulz, eds., Hart Publishing, 2016).

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 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 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.
Richard “Dick” Knight of Covington, LA, an esteemed 1958 graduate of the LSU Law Center, passed away on Oct. 11, 2016. Dick was dedicated to his family, his community and to the LSU Law Center. He received the 2013 LSU Law Center’s Distinguished Achievement Award, and he was a long-standing member of the Law Center’s Board of Trustees.
The LSU Law Center has been ranked the No. 11 Best Value Law School in the nation by the National Jurist preLaw Magazine, a legal education publication.
The Louisiana State University School of Theatre, College of Music and Dramatic Arts and LSU Law Center in conjunction with the LSU Office of Research and Economic Development; the Law and Humanities Institute; and the Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association present “By Any Other’s Name: A Conference on Law, Authorship and Appropriation” October 28 and 29 on the campus of LSU.
The LSU Law Student Bar Association’s Athletic Committee raised more than $3,500 during its annual Powder Puff Charity Auction on Friday, with all of those proceeds going to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation Flood Relief Fund.