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John Bel Edwards was sworn in today as the 56th Governor of Louisiana. A 1999 graduate of the LSU Law Center, Edwards graduated as a member of The Order of the Coif and served on the Louisiana Law Review. Prior to his election as governor, Edwards served as the State Representative for Louisiana District 72.
Some 150 students, family members, friends, and colleagues gathered for the first annual, “Jog for Cheney Jo,” on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The event was held in honor of Cheney Joseph, long-time professor and Interim Co-Dean of the LSU Law Center, who passed away on December 18, 2015.
The LSU Law Center community mourns the loss of our beloved Interim Co-Dean Cheney C. Joseph, Jr., who passed away this morning, December 18, 2015. He was the heart and soul of the Law Center, and he was one of the most influential lawyers and people in the history of the Louisiana legal profession. We all are blessed to have known and loved this great lawyer, professor, and man, whose spirit and influence will live forever through his family, friends, colleagues, students and graduates. We will not see his like again.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination based on the gender of students and employees of educational institutions that receive federal financial assistance.
Interim Co-Deans Bill Corbett and Cheney Joseph are pleased to announce that Professor Andrea Carroll has accepted an appointment to serve as Interim Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs, effective Oct. 1. As Interim Associate Dean, Professor Carroll will oversee the Law Center’s academic program.
The LSU Law Center’s Diversity Task Force has submitted its recommendations to interim co-deans William Corbett and Cheney Joseph, Jr.
The task force was appointed in October 2014 by Jack Weiss, former Chancellor and Dean of the LSU Law Center, to make recommendations for how the Law Center could create and cultivate a better understanding of diverse cultures and help minority students succeed.
William “Bill” Corbett and Cheney Joseph, Jr., have been appointed interim co-deans of the LSU Law Center, effective August 17, 2015.
A Message from LSU President F. King Alexander: “As announced last week, Jack Weiss has decided to step down as law chancellor and dean of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. This unexpected announcement has resulted in an outpouring of support from the LSU family expressing its dismay at Chancellor Weiss’s decision… In the coming weeks, we will announce the appointment of an interim dean and launch a national search to fill this important position on a long-term basis. We trust that the new dean will embrace the significant endeavors begun by Chancellor Weiss, such as the growth of our Energy Law program, which has generated more than $5 million in outside support, and the continued diversity of the Law Center’s student body…”
The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Commencement will take place Friday, May 29, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU campus. Marc H. Morial will deliver the commencement address. Visit the LSU Law Commencement page for the latest information and instructions for graduates and guests. Parking information may also be found here.