Category Archives: Faculty
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a $1.3 million research grant to an interdisciplinary team of scholars headed up by the LSU Center for Energy Studies. The multi-year project will examine the technical and economic feasibility of developing a commercial-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Louisiana’s industrial corridor between Baton Rouge and New Orleans.
LSU Law professor Andrea Carroll was recently selected to participate in the SEC Academic Leadership Development Program, an initiative to advance faculty as academic leaders among Southeastern Conference institutions.
LSU Law professor Bill Corbett has been named faculty adviser of the Louisiana Judicial College, an arm of the Louisiana Supreme Court that provides continuing legal education for Louisiana judges. Corbett returns to the Judicial College after having served as Executive Director 16 years ago.
The LSU Law Center has been ranked the No. 11 Best Value Law School in the nation by the National Jurist preLaw Magazine, a legal education publication.
LSU Law, School of Theatre, College of Music and Dramatic Arts Presents ‘By Any Other’s Name: A Conference on Law, Authorship and Appropriation’
The Louisiana State University School of Theatre, College of Music and Dramatic Arts and LSU Law Center in conjunction with the LSU Office of Research and Economic Development; the Law and Humanities Institute; and the Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association present “By Any Other’s Name: A Conference on Law, Authorship and Appropriation” October 28 and 29 on the campus of LSU.
The fourth annual LSU Law Center Apprenticeship Week kicks off on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. The week-long program offers a variety of mini-courses aimed at providing students with focused, task-oriented training not generally available in law school courses and usually available only through actual practice experience. Courses offered include many practical, hands-on topics that are taught by volunteer master lawyers and judges.
LSU Law Center students achieved the state’s highest passage rate among all examinees on the latest Louisiana State Bar Exam and among first time takers, according to results released Oct. 7 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 2016.
The LSU Law Center and the Eric Voegelin Institute will present a panel discussion on Oct. 10 about the Supreme Court decision on universities’ use of affirmative action in the admissions process.
Two LSU Law professors were promoted at the start of the Fall 2016 semester. Carter received tenure and was promoted to Professor of Law, and Michael Coenen was promoted to Associate Professor of Law. These changes took effect Aug. 15.
The LSU Law Center and the LSU campus are closed today due to inclement weather. 1L Orientation will be rescheduled.