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February 2011

Students Named to Fall 2010 LSU Law Chancellor’s List
February 15, 2011

LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced the names of students who have earned academic distinction for the Fall 2010 semester.

The LSU Law Chancellor’s List recognizes individuals who complete 13 or more semester hours of credit and earn a 3.2 semester average or above.

A notation of the honor is posted on the student’s academic transcript.

Students are listed by state and city.  Named to the list are:


East Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge)

Jessica Swiney Allain

Mark Thomas Assad

Elizabeth Ann Aycock

Barbara Jean Balhoff

Roy Louis Bergeron Jr.

Bradley Scott Bourgeois

Bryan C. Bourgeois

Zachary D. Brien

Jared Odell Brinlee

Collin K. Brodrick

Lauren Ashley Bynum

Meghan Elaine Carter

Joseph John Cefalu III

Colin Andrew Clark

Joshua Paul Clayton

Brent Joseph Cobb

Sean M. Colwell

Stuart Jackson Crichton

Blair A. Crunk

Dominik Joseph Cvitanovic

Jude Colby David

Christopher James Day

Joshua Philip...

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First Circuit Court of Appeal Schedules Hearings at LSU Law, Feb. 9 - 10
February 7, 2011

Chief Judge Burrell J. Carter ('58) of the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal has announced that the First Circuit will hold hearings in the David W. Robinson Courtroom at the LSU Law Center beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, and again on Thursday, February 10, 2011.

Attorneys representing clients with appeals pending before the First Circuit will present oral arguments before a three-judge panel comprised of Judges James E. Kuhn, John T. Pettigrew ('72), and Toni Manning Higginbotham. 

The First Circuit is one of five Louisiana intermediate appellate courts.  The First Circuit’s jurisdiction extends over 16 parishes in the southeastern part of Louisiana.  The court is domiciled in Baton Rouge and normally holds hearings at its courthouse located at 1600 North Third Street.  On occasion, as part of its educational outreach program, the First Circuit travels to various locations within its jurisdiction, such as LSU, to hold...

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Weather Update: All Classes and Activities CANCELLED for Thursday Evening and Friday
February 3, 2011

Dear Members of the LSU Law Community:

The LSU A&M campus just announced that, because of potentially hazardous conditions, the University will close today at 4:30 pm and will be closed on Friday, February 4, 2011.  Consistent with our policy, the LSU Law Center is closing its campus today at 4:30 pm, and will also be closed on Friday, February 4. 

As a result, classes and other activities scheduled for Thursday evening and Friday are cancelled.  We expect the Law Center Library to reopen on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. 

The Law Center will continue to monitor further weather developments and, should any further announcements be necessary, we will communicate by e-mail as well as posting relevant information on the LSU Law Center homepage.  The Law Center will follow the lead of the LSU A&M campus regarding any other announcements of campus closure.

Best wishes for your safety.

Christopher Pietruszkiewicz, Vice Chancellor


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