Fall 2016

Professor Philip Hackney is quoted by the Wall Street Journal for its article "Trump Campaign Details Tax Paid After Foundation’s Political Gift." Read the article here.

Professor Edward Richards is cited by The New York Times for its column "How Growth-Focused Politics Helped Build Vulnerability in Louisiana’s Flood Zones." Read the column here.

Professor Elizabeth Carter is quoted by The Louisiana Record for its article "Benson Family Feud over Sports Teams Will Move to the Courtroom." Read the article here.

Professor Paul Baier is quoted by The Advocate for its article "Gonzales Law Creating a City Council District for Black Candidates Under Fire for First Time in 24 Years." Read the article here.

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.

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The Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center is seeking to hire an adjunct professor to teach Legal Negotiations, a 2-hour professional skills course, in the Spring semester of 2017.
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).
The LSU Law fall 2016 Juvenile Defense Clinic students were sworn in by East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Court Judge Adam J. Haney. The Juvenile Defense Clinic includes Charles Matthews, Jasmine Heatly, Nathaniel Judge, Michelle Bradley, Victoria Wilson, Cassandra Rideau Noel, Ashley Messina and Kimberly Gubert. The course is taught by Professors Hector Linares and Jack Harrison.
The final round of the 2016 Opening Statement Competition that was held Monday, Aug. 29 at the LSU Law Center.
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.
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.