Category Archives: Faculty

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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Devlin Named Recipient of 2016 Susan Kalinka Award for Advocacy Programs Coach of the Year

LSU Law Professor John Devlin was named the recipient of the 2016 Susan C. Kalinka Award for Advocacy Programs Coach of the Year at Thursday night’s Advocacy Programs Banquet.

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Climate Change, Autonomous Weapons, Cyber Security Among Topics to be Discussed at U.S. Army War College Talk at LSU Law Center

The LSU Law Center and the U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Series College Program will host a free panel discussion on current national security and military issues as well as government policies. The event is open to the public and will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at 2 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the Law Center.

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Above the Law Rates LSU No. 41 in National Rankings

The LSU Law Center is ranked No. 41 by Above the Law, which bases its scores on employment data, tuition and cost, job placement and student debt.

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Louisiana Governor and LSU Law Grad John Bel Edwards to Deliver LSU Law Commencement Address

Gov. John Bel Edwards, the 56th governor of Louisiana and a 1999 graduate of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, will deliver the 2016 LSU Law Commencement address scheduled for Friday, May 27, at the Baton Rouge River Center.

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LSU Law Center Moves up 12 Spots in 2017 U.S. News and World Report Rankings of Law Schools

The LSU Law Center moved up 12 spots to No. 82 in the latest law school rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report. The Law Center remained in the top 100 law schools in the nation in the closely watched rankings, moving up from No. 94 in the previous year.

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LSU Law’s National Civil Mock Trial Invitational Team Places Second

Congratulations to the Law Center’s National Civil Mock Trial Invitational Competition team of Rachel Stafford Day, Ashley Knarr, Adam Ross, and Jeffery “Beau” Wheeler, who placed second in the nation at this past weekend’s competition, which was held at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, FL.

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Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal Riding Circuit to LSU Law Center

The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal announces that the First Circuit will hold oral arguments at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The hearings will be conducted in the David Robinson Courtroom, located on the second floor of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

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Jessup Moot Court Team Wins 5th Place Best Brief Award

Congratulations to the Law Center’s Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition team of Briana Drescher, Phung Duong, Lindsay Elliott-Smith, Cristian Galleguillos, and Nathan Judge, who received an award for the fifth place best brief at the United States Rocky Mountain regional rounds of the Jessup Competition, which was held Feb. 18-21 in Denver, CO. The Law Center’s Jessup team very narrowly missed (by only 1 round point!) moving on into the advanced and international rounds of the competition.

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