Category Archives: Clinics & Externships

Fall 2016 Juvenile Defense Clinic Sworn In

The LSU Law fall 2016 Juvenile Defense Clinic students were sworn in by East Baton Rouge Parish Juvenile Court Judge Adam J. Haney. The Juvenile Defense Clinic includes Charles Matthews, Jasmine Heatly, Nathaniel Judge, Michelle Bradley, Victoria Wilson, Cassandra Rideau Noel, Ashley Messina and Kimberly Gubert. The course is taught by Professors Hector Linares and Jack Harrison.

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LSU Immigration Law Clinic Attains Legal Status for Clients

The LSU Immigration Law Clinic recently attained legal status for three clients over the summer.

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Applications for Fall 2016 Clinics and Externships are now open online

Applications for Fall 2016 Clinics and Externships are now open online. If you are interested in learning more about this program, please visit the Clinics & Externships website. You will find the link to the application there, as well. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 4th at noon and registration for Fall begins March […]

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LSU Law Student Writes Featured Article in Louisiana Bar Journal

Aaron Hubbard (’16) wrote a featured article, “Mediation and Religion: General Attitudes of Three Major Religions in the United States,” in the most recent issue of the Louisiana Bar Journal.

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LSU Law Students Argue Before Louisiana Supreme Court

Five LSU Law students recently experienced what it is like to prepare for—and ultimately argue—before the Louisiana Supreme Court. It was an opportunity that many seasoned lawyers never experience, according to Professor Robert Lancaster, Director of the LSU Law Clinical Education Program. The students, Ben Aguinaga, Alexier Barbour, Ashley Jackson, Victoria Jowers and Lance Neyland spent this semester working on the appeal in the case of State ex rel. Herbert Nicholson, Petitioner-Appelant v. State of Louisiana, Respondent-Appelle. Their work culminated on March 16, as Aguinaga presented the oral argument before the Louisiana Supreme Court.

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LSU Law Students to Argue Before Louisiana Supreme Court on Monday, March 16

LSU Law students Ben Aguinaga, Alexier Barbour, Ashley Jackson, Victoria Jowers and Lance Neyland have spent this semester working on the appeal in the case of State ex rel. Herbert Nicholson, Petitioner-Appelant v. State of Louisiana, Respondent-Appelle. Their work will culminate on Monday, March 16, as Aguinaga presents the oral argument before the Louisiana Supreme Court.

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Professor Hector Linares Recognized as a ‘Trailblazer’ by the National Juvenile Defender Center

Professor Hector Linares has been recognized as a national juvenile defense ‘trailblazer’ by the National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC). NJDC acknowledges Professor Linares’ contributions in training juvenile defenders nationwide on best practices in juvenile defense and his development of the LSU Juvenile Defense Clinic which has an outstanding record with nearly a third of clinic graduates establishing a career in juvenile and criminal justice.

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LSU Law Clinic Open House: Monday, February 23

As part of the ongoing application period for LSU Law students who are interested in taking a Clinic in the Fall 2015 semester, students are invited to an Open House on Monday, February 23, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the first floor of the old law building. Come and tour the LSU Law Clinic space and speak with professors and graduates of the program who are now practicing in the Baton Rouge area.

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Prosecution Clinic Students Sworn in as Special Assistant District Attorneys

East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore recently administered the “oath of office” to the newest participants of the LSU Law Prosecution Clinic. Brad Canmer, Kiara Gradney, Alexandra Porubsky, Mary Tate, Deana Candler Wallace, Matthew Kelley and Joseph LeBeau will serve as Special Assistant District Attorneys for the 2015 spring semester. The Law Clinic […]

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Parole Assistance and Reentry Clinic Students Obtain Early Release for Clients

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.

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