October 27, 2016
OUTLaw will be holding its membership meeting to collect dues, elect new leadership, speak about upcoming events, and hold a group discussion.
Melanie Fields, special prosecutor for domestic violence with the East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office, will be coming to the Law Center to discuss what it is like to represent victims of domestic violence as well as all the legal challenges and issues that come with this area of practice.
All are welcome and Matherne’s will be served.
October 28, 2016
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 conference will bring together scholars, performers, and students to discuss law and authorship in the face of challenges issued by artists who engage in appropriation—the practice of taking the works of others to rethink or recreate new works.
For more information and to register, visit http://wp.theatre.lsu.edu/law-and-the-arts-conference/.
By Any Other’s Name: Law, Authorship, and Appropriation
Sponsored by the Dave Nee Foundation, this presentation seeks to raise awareness about the prevalence of depression, anxiety and suicide within the legal community and to equip law students with the skills and the resources to assist them with mental health concerns throughout their legal careers. Information on the Dave Nee Foundation can be found here.
October 29, 2016
October 31, 2016
Come have lunch with WLSA and hear from Rebecca Wisbar. Ms. Wisbar is a partner and founder of one of the few all female attorney partnerships (Akers & Wisbar) in Baton Rouge.
Come spend an afternoon with the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and learn about the different opportunities in the criminal law field that are available to young advocates.