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Fall 2014

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 Ed Richards was recently interviewed by Voice of America on public health law and civil rights.

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?.

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The Class of 2015 celebrated the annual Hats ‘n Canes celebration on Saturday, October 25. The graduating class gathered on the front steps of the Old Law Building sporting black hats and carrying canes, as Chancellor Jack Weiss toasted the class using the cane of the Law School’s first dean, Joseph Kelly.
Dan Stigall (’00) will give a presentation to LSU Law students on International Careers on Monday, November 3 at 3:00 p.m. in room 110.
In response to an expression of concern from the President of the Black Law Students Association and another student, Chancellor Jack Weiss announced yesterday the appointment of a broadly based task force that will consider and make recommendations to the faculty and the Administration on means by which the Law Center can help all students, including minority students, succeed, foster camaraderie, and promote better understanding of one another's cultures and experiences. The task force will include students, Law Center faculty and staff, and graduates of the Law Center.
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.

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