Summer 2016

Professor Philip Hackney moderated a Disaster Recovery Panel for the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations at its annual conference. View the panel discussion here.

Professor Christina Sautter’s article "The Golden Ratio of Corporate Deal-Making" was recently featured in Columbia Law School's Blue Sky Blog. Read the article here.

Professor Philip Hackney is quoted by The Daily Beast for its article "Watchdog Group Files Complaint With IRS Against Trump Foundation." Read the article here.

Professor Philip Hackney is cited by Bloomberg BNA in its article "IRS Considers Lawmakers' Charges Against Clinton Foundation." Read the article here.

Professor Elizabeth Carter's article "Rethinking Premarital Agreements: A Collaborative Approach" was recently featured on the Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof. Blog. Read the article here.

Professor Ken Levy is quoted by the Baton Rouge Business Report in its article "Federal guidelines may make it easier to hold high level executives accountable for corporate misconduct." Read the article here.

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As we finish our first day of classes, I wanted to update you on what we are doing for people who have not been able to make it to classes, discuss opportunities to help others and to get assistance, and invite you to lunch tomorrow (Thursday). Let me begin with lunch. Tomorrow, we will have pizza and water for all students, faculty, and staff in the student lounge from noon until 1:30 PM (or when food runs out).
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Two LSU Law professors were promoted at the start of the Fall 2016 semester. Carter received tenure and was promoted to Professor of Law, and Michael Coenen was promoted to Associate Professor of Law. These changes took effect Aug. 15.
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Twenty LSU Law students were recently nominated for membership in the Wex Malone Inn of Court based on their performance during the LSU Law Center’s annual Trial Advocacy Program.
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About 75 LSU Law students traveled to six areas around Baton Rouge to lend a hand during the Public Interest Law Society’s annual Fall Day of Service on Saturday.
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Nearly 40 LSU Law alums and 11 judges came out to the LSU Law Center to help 3L students in the annual Trial Advocacy and Persuasion Training Program. The program, which was held Aug. 8-10, gave students the opportunity for hands-on trial experience as they presented opening and closing arguments; depositions; and direct and cross examinations.
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The LSU Law Center will be open and classes will begin Wednesday. It will be good to get back to doing what we do best: teaching and learning in a collaborative educational setting.
jbgoode@law.lsu.edu