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February 10, 2016

Notice of Meeting of the Curriculum Committee: February 10, 2016

Notice of Meeting of the Curriculum Committee:  Curriculum Committee – Notice of Meeting and Agenda 2 10 2016

The Curriculum Committee of the LSU Law Center will meet at 3:30 pm on February 10, 2016 in W301 (the Parlor).

Start: February 10, 2016 3:30 pm
End: February 10, 2016 4:30 pm

Angola: The New Civil Rights Battleground

ACS and LAJ are pleased to present:

An Afternoon with Elizabeth Compa and Mercedes Montagnes

of The Promise of Justice Initiative.  

Ms. Compa and Ms. Montagnes will be discussing their recent involvement in Lewis v. Cain, a class action alleging the provision of grossly inadequate medical treatment to prisoners at Angola State Penitentiary in violation of the ADA and rights protected under the 8th and 14th Amendments.

Refreshments will be served.

Start: February 10, 2016 3:30 pm
End: February 10, 2016 4:30 pm

February 11, 2016

Notice of Meeting of the International Programs Committee: February 11, 2016

The International Programs Committee of the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2016 in room W326B of the Law Center.

Click here to find the agenda: The International Programs Committee – February 11, 2016 Notice of Meeting and Agenda

Start: February 11, 2016 11:30 am
End: February 11, 2016 12:30 pm

Juvenile & Family Law Seminar: Guest Speaker Mark Plaisance – All Invited to Attend

Mark Plaisance (’93), who successfully argued Montgomery v. Louisiana in the United States Supreme Court, will speak to Prof. Lucy McGough’s Juvenile and Family Law Seminar next Thursday, February 11, from 3 pm – 5 pm in the Robinson Courtroom.  Prof. McGough invites faculty, staff, students to attend his presentation.  Mr. Plaisance will speak not only on the important juvenile justice issue but also about the experience of preparing and delivering an argument before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Start: February 11, 2016 3:00 pm
End: February 11, 2016 5:00 pm

February 15, 2016

ILA-Careers in immigration law

Want to know what you can do in the field of immigration law? Join the Immigration Law Association on Monday, Feb. 15 at 12:40 p.m. for a career panel. Come after class, enjoy a free lunch and see what you can do in immigration. Food will be served at 12:40 p.m. The session begins at 1:00.

Start: February 15, 2016 12:40 pm
End: February 15, 2016 1:40 pm

February 16, 2016

CLS Guest Speaker: the Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz, US District Judge

The Christian Legal Society is honored to welcome the Honorable Patrick J. Schiltz, currently serving as a district judge in the District of Minnesota.  Judge Schiltz is a 1985 graduate of Harvard Law School, has clerked for Antonin Scalia twice, first while Scalia served on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and then, later, after Scalia’s appointment to the United States Supreme Court.  Judge Schiltz worked as an attorney in private practice for several years before joining the faculty of the University of Notre Dame’s Law School.  After Notre Dame, Judge Schiltz served as a law professor and associate dean at the University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minneapolis) before being appointed to his current position, as a federal district court judge, in 2006.  Judge Schiltz authored a widely cited article entitled, “On Being a Happy, Healthy, and Ethical Member of an Unhappy, Unhealthy, and Unethical Profession,” that was published in the Vanderbilt Law Review in 1999.

All students and faculty are invited to attend, and lunch will be provided.

Start: February 16, 2016 12:40 pm
End: February 16, 2016 1:40 pm

Flory Trial Competition Preliminary Round 1

Competition Website–

Start: February 16, 2016 6:00 pm
End: February 16, 2016 10:00 pm

February 17, 2016

Career Services: Mock Deposition, Q&A with Prof. Jeff Brooks

Start: February 17, 2016 10:20 am
End: February 17, 2016 11:20 am

Law Clinic & Externship Fair

The LSU Law Clinic and Externship programs are hosting a Law Clinic & Externship Fair for current 1L’s and 2L’s in preparation for the Fall 2016 application period. This event will be a great opportunity to speak with LSU Law graduates who have participated in these programs as well as students recently or currently enrolled. Clinics and Externships provide students with an chance to practice law while still in law school and earn course credit at the same time. Find out how participation in these programs can provide you with experiences and skills that will assist you in your career path as an attorney. Enjoy the opportunity to build your confidence as an attorney while under close supervision with our experienced attorneys. Learn how you can help make a difference in a person’s life and be proud of your work. For more information about the Clinics and Externships that will be offered in the fall, please view the link below:

Pizza will be served

Start: February 17, 2016 12:40 pm
End: February 17, 2016 1:40 pm

Office of Admissions Spring Q&A

Start: February 17, 2016 5:00 pm
End: February 17, 2016 6:30 pm
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