Hayne Beatrous Caliva, a 2013 J.D. candidate, won the LSU Law Center’s first annual Energy & Mineral Law Writing Competition. Kerry Kilburn (’82) of the Kilburn Law Firm and Campanile Charities sponsored the writing competition, which was open to all 2L and 3L LSU Law students. This year’s competition required students to analyze issues relating to the applicability of prescription of nonuse when the federal government acquires property by condemnation and the former owner of the condemned property reserves a mineral servitude. A cash prize was awarded to Ms. Caliva....
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Laptop Peripherals Available for Loan
Forget your laptop power cord? Not to worry – borrow one from the library!
The law library now has laptop peripherals (power cords and USB adapters) available for loan at the circulation desk. Current LSU Law students may check out the laptop peripherals for up to 4 days. Visit the circulation desk or ask a Reference Librarian for more details....
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LSU Law student Brooksie Bonvillain has been selected as the Student Member of the Louisiana Board of Regents. A third-year law student, Bonvillain serves as the Student Bar Association President of the Law Center. She is a member of the Moot Court board and is Production Editor for the Louisiana Law Review. Her volunteer activities include service on the Advisory Board for Kappa Delta sorority, Volunteers in Public Schools Everybody Reads, and the LSU Law School Day of Service. Bonvillain earned her Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication from LSU in May 2011.
LSU Law is ranked #19 in a new list developed by U.S. News that shows which law schools are able to produce the highest educational quality, as determined by their place in the 2014 U.S. News rankings, but spend relatively less money to achieve that quality. Read More >