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February 2013

Law School Application Deadline Extended to March 31
February 28, 2013
Recently, the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) has experienced internet issues that have affected the ability of applicants to access the LSAC website. As a result, law school applicants will have until March 31, 2013, to submit and complete applications through LSAC for consideration by the LSU Law Center.
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Law Center Mourns Passing of Two Distinguished Graduates
February 27, 2013
The LSU Law Center mourns the passing of two distinguished alumni, William M. “Bill” Meyers of Covington and The Honorable Frank J. Polozola, United States District Judge of the Middle District of Louisiana.
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Author and Legal Scholar Paul Finkelman to Speak at LSU Law on Emancipation Proclamation, Thursday, February 21
February 18, 2013
On Thursday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m. the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center and the LSU Law Black Law Student Association (BLSA) will present The Emancipation Proclamation 150 Years Later: A Conversation with Paul Finkelman. This event will take place in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center. This event is free and open to the public.
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Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal Riding Circuit to LSU Law Center
February 13, 2013
The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal will hold oral arguments at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center on Monday, February 18, 2013, and Tuesday, February 19, 2013.
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LSU Law Students Earn Academic Honors
February 11, 2013
LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced the names of law students who earned academic honors for the fall 2012 semester.
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LSU Law Celebrates Black History Month
February 8, 2013
The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, in collaboration with the LSU Law Black Law Student Association (BLSA), will participate in and host events in recognition of Black History Month.
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Judges Needed for 2013 National Trial Competition
February 6, 2013

The LSU Law Center Advocacy Programs will host the Region 10 rounds of the National Trial Competition February 14-16 at the 19th Judicial District Courthouse in Baton Rouge. Sponsored by the American College of Trial Lawyers and the Texas Young Lawyers Association, the National Trial Competition is the nation’s largest trial advocacy competition for law students. If you are an attorney interested in serving as a judge at the competition, please contact Professor Jeffrey Brooks at

Judges are needed for the following rounds:

Thursday, Feb. 14

Preliminary Round 1 – 5:00 to 8:00 pm

Friday, Feb. 15

Preliminary Round 2 – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Preliminary Round 3 – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Saturday, Feb. 16

Semifinal Round – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Final Round – 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Spring 2013 Semester
February 1, 2013

Professor Christina Sautter served as a discussant on the Money and Markets panel at the Law and Society Association 2013 Annual Meeting held in Boston, MA on May 31, 2013.

Professor Philip Hackney’s article What We Talk About When We Talk About Exemption will be published in the forthcoming issue of the Virginia Tax Review.

Professor Hackney was part of a panel on exempt organizations at the 8th Annual Junior Tax Scholars Workshop at University of Miami Law School on May 23, 2013.

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