Category Archives: Faculty

LSU Law Center in Top 50 in Pair of Law School Rankings

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center is ranked in the top 50 in law schools across the nation by a pair of listings based on employment data. LSU Law is No. 43 by Above the Law and is No. 42 by National Law Journal, both rankings released in May 2016.

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LSU Law Professor Edward Richards Named to Editorial Board of “Laws”

LSU Law professor Edward Richards was recently named to the Editorial Board of the legal journal “Laws.” Richards joins the 28-member board comprised of law professors from schools across the country.

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166 Students Receive Degrees at 2016 LSU Law Center Commencement Ceremonies

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center awarded degrees to 166 students during Commencement ceremonies held Friday at the Baton Rouge River Center, with Louisiana Governor and 1999 LSU Law graduate John Bel Edwards delivering the Commencement address.

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LSU Law Center Names 2016 Honor Graduates

The LSU Law Center will recognize graduates for academic honors during upcoming Commencement exercises set for Friday, May 27, 2016 at the Baton Rouge River Center.

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LSU Law Professor Philip Hackney to Speak at May 18 Rotary Meeting

LSU Law professor Philip Hackney will be the guest speaker at the May 18 Rotary Club of Baton Rouge meeting. Hackney will present a lecture titled “Campaign Finance: Dark Money, Super PACs and Citizens United.”

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LSU Law Professor Lonegrass, 2010 Graduate Odinet Named LBF Scholars-in-Residence

LSU Law Center professor Melissa Lonegrass and 2010 LSU Law graduate and current Southern University Law professor Christopher Odinet were recently named the 2016-18 Louisiana Bar Foundation Scholar-in-Residence. Lonegrass and Odinet will share the title in connection with their project to publish a treatise on the Louisiana public records doctrine.

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LSU Law Professor Michael Coenen Receives 2016 Rising Faculty Research Award

LSU Law professor Michael Coenen has been named a recipient of the 2016 LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award. The award “recognizes faculty at the rank of assistant professor who have outstanding records of scholarship and published research.”

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LSU Moves Up 6 Spots to No. 34 in Latest National Moot Court Rankings

The LSU Law Center has moved up six spots to No. 34 in the nation for the excellence of its moot court program in rankings released by the Blakley Advocacy Institute at the University of Houston Law Center.

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2016 LSU Law Commencement Information

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Commencement will take place Friday, May 27, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the Baton Rouge River Center in downtown Baton Rouge. LSU Law alum and Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will deliver the 2016 LSU Law Center commencement address.

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Corcos Completes 3-Year Term on Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Selection Committee

Professor Christine Corcos has completed a three-year term (2013-15) on the Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships Selection Committee (Social Science and Humanities Research Council Division). She was one of three non-Canadian members of the 14 member committee.

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