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February 2010

Student Barristers Bowl Turns Dream Into a Reality
February 24, 2010

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The Purple Team won this year's game with a score of 26-14 over the Gold team, but no one walked away unhappy at the annual Barristers Bowl football game held recently.

An annual event organized and run by law students, the goal is to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This year, Ian, a five-year-old boy from Gonzales who is recovering from leukemia, had a wish to travel to Walt Disney World to meet Mickey Mouse. The Barristers Bowl football team will make Ian’s dream become a reality.

The Barristers Bowl VI raised well over $12,000 that included donations, t-shirt sales, raffles and two auctions. For the second year in a row, a dinner for four and Natural Light with Vice Chancellor Cheney Joseph was the highest selling auction item. With Make-A-Wish being the first priority for money, any excess money will be donated to another cause. Last year, the Ryan LoProto Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Law Center was the recipient of excess funds.

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LSU Law Students Win Team and Individual Honors at National Moot Court Competitions
February 23, 2010

Teams of LSU Law students have represented the Law Center over the last month at Moot Court and Trial Competitions throughout the country including tournaments in Houston, New York, Washington D.C. and New Orleans. Six of our teams returned with individual and team honors. These students presented written and oral arguments in diverse legal areas, including international law, national security, tax, sports law, environmental, and constitutional law. Five more teams will compete later this semester.

Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
The LSU team of David Maples, Micah Fincher, Erin Cesta, David May and Meagan Messina were crowned Southwest Superregional Champions and will represent the United States in the International Jessup Competition.

Moot Court National Championship Team
The LSU team of Andre Gaudin, Jr., Bridget Hillebrand, and Charlotte Youngblood finished as ...


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2010-2011 Louisiana Law Review Editorial Board Named
February 12, 2010

The Louisiana Law Review announced the Volume 71 Editorial Board:
Kevin Blanchard, Editor-in-Chief| Michael Fagan, Managing Editor| Margaret McDonald, Production Editor| Michael Mims, Articles Editor| Chip Saulsbury, Executive Senior Editor| Roy Bergeron, Senior Editor| Josh Clayton, Senior Editor| Austin Holliday, Senior Editor| Thomas Hooks, Senior Editor

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First Circuit Holds Hearings at LSU Law Center
February 11, 2010

Chief Judge Burrell J. Carter of the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal announced that the First Circuit will hold hearings in the David Robinson Courtroom at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center, on Monday, February 22, 2010, beginning at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 23, 2010, beginning at 10 a.m., and Thursday, February 25, 2010, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

Attorneys representing clients with appeals pending before the First Circuit will be presenting oral arguments before the judges sitting in three-judge panels.  Hearings on Monday, February 22, 2010, will be before:  Chief Judge Burrell J. Carter, and Judges John Michael Guidry and John T. Pettigrew. 

Hearings on Tuesday, February 23, 2010, will be before:  Judges Randolph H. Parro, James E. Kuhn, and J. Michael McDonald. 

Hearings on Thursday, February 25, 2010, will be before:  Judges Robert D. Downing, Edward J. “Jimmy” Gaidry, and Page McClendon. 

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