The Louisiana Law Review is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 75, Issue 1. Issue 1 discusses topics such as the Supreme Court's latest opinion addressing the Fourth Amendment, contract law and the Hand Formula, the Confrontation Clause, and the Fair Housing Act. Please visit the Louisiana Law Review's new website for more information.
Professor Elizabeth Carter was featured in WalletHub's recent study examining 2014's Richest and Poorest States.
Professor Philip Hackney was recently quoted in two articles regarding the NFL: Why is the NFL a nonprofit? and NFL's Tax Break: Out of Bounds?.
Professor Heidi Thompson will present, “Are You Ready for Some Football?” – to Effectively Teach the Appellate Process?, at the New England Consortium of Legal Writing Teachers Conference in September.
Professor Katherine Macfarlane's article "A New Approach to Local Rules" will be published in a forthcoming volume of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties.
Professor Edward Richards was quoted in the article, Congress, Fretting Over Secrecy, May Miss Bigger Research Problems, that appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education on July 14.
LSU Law Center will host the 2nd Annual Legal Career Summit & Public Interest Law Society Job Fair on Saturday, January 24, 2015. Open to all LSU Law students, the summit is a “one-stop shop” to prepare students for job searches, career planning, selecting a practice area, and more! The summit will also include an employer networking lunch and PILS Job Fair.
LSU Law students in the Parole Assistance & Reentry Clinic successfully obtained early release for the clients they represent before the Louisiana Board of Pardons, Committee on Parole. Registration in this clinic for spring 2015 is now open for 3L’s.
LSU Law Center students achieved the state’s highest passage rate among all examinees on the latest Louisiana State Bar Exam, according to results released October 17 by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. The results are for test takers who sat for the statewide Bar examination in July 2014.
Of all LSU Law test takers in July, 81.50% successfully passed the exam. Among LSU graduates taking the bar exam for the first time, 85.81% passed.
The LSU Law Center has announced the alumni leadership for the 2014-15 Chancellor’s Council and Annual Fund, two of the Law Center’s philanthropic initiatives. J. Rock Palermo III (’92) will serve as the Chair of the LSU Law Center Chancellor’s Council program, and R. Patrick “Pat” Vance (’75) will serve as Co-Chair. Annual Fund Chair Amy Lambert (’96) and Co-Chair Timothy Daniels (’85) are enlisting fellow LSU Law graduates from across the state to help increase alumni participation in annual giving.
Second- and third-year LSU Law students will have the opportunity to participate in Apprenticeship Week
, January 5-9, 2015. During this week, master lawyers and judges will teach LSU Law upperclass students in small enrollment, hands-on mini-courses. Each mini-course will aim to provide students with focused, task-oriented training not generally available in law school courses and usually available only through actual practice experience.
A new collaborative effort between the LSU Law Center and the Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response (STAR) organization will establish a new law clinic focused on civil needs of sexual assault survivors. The grant to the LSU Law Center was announced on October 6, and the new program will assist survivors in the Capital Region.
- LSU Law Reunions' CLE and Class Receptions
Friday, Oct. 24 2:00 PM - Friday, Oct. 24 9:00 PM
- All-Alumni Tailgate and 3L Hats & Canes Toast
Saturday, Oct. 25 2:00 PM - Saturday, Oct. 25 5:00 PM
- Career Services: Prepare to Practice - Bloomberg Law
Monday, Oct. 27 12:40 PM - Monday, Oct. 27 1:40 PM
- LSU BLSA Leadership Lecturer--Darrel Papillion
Tuesday, Oct. 28 12:40 PM - Tuesday, Oct. 28 1:40 PM
- 1L Academic Student Panel Sessions
Wednesday, Oct. 29 12:40 PM - Wednesday, Oct. 29 1:40 PM