Category Archives: Faculty

Law Center to Remain Closed, Wednesday, January 29

The Law Center will remain closed on Wednesday, January 29, because of adverse weather conditions. Visit lsu.edu for updates.

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Law Center Closed Tuesday, January 28

Due to adverse weather conditions, the Law Center will be closed Tuesday, January 28. Please visit the LSU A&M website, http://www.lsu.edu/, for the most current information.

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The Verdict is In: Students Praise First Apprenticeship Week

If you ask LSU Law student Robert Hoke, he’ll tell you that Apprenticeship Week is, “Definitely something that every student should experience.” Hoke was one of over 130 LSU Law students who began the spring 2013 semester early to attend Apprenticeship Week, an innovative and unique new program of legal education at the Law Center. From January 6 through 10, the program provided students an opportunity to learn about the practical aspects of legal education in focused, task-oriented, small enrollment mini-courses.

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From Appellate Briefs to Personal Injury: Practical Knowledge for the Future

From appellate briefs to personal injury, LSU Law students are gaining practical knowledge during Apprenticeship Week.

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John P. Laborde Receives The 2013 Pope John Paul II Award: Family and Faith Inspire a Lifetime of Service

LSU Law alumnus John P. Laborde was honored as the 2013 Pope John Paul II Award Recipient by the Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

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LSU Law Center Honors 2013 Distinguished Alumnus and Distinguished Achievement Honorees at Awards Dinner

The LSU Law Center honored Vice Chancellor Cheney C. Joseph, Jr. (’69) as the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and the Honorable Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. (‘66), Richard F. “Dick” Knight (’58), Marilyn C. Maloney (’75) and Michael A. Patterson (’71) for Distinguished Achievement at an awards dinner on November 1, 2013 at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center.

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The Constitution and The Supreme Court: Previewing the 2013 Term

In commemoration of Constitution Day on September 17, Vice Chancellor Ray Diamond and Professors Michael Coenen and John Devlin discussed and took questions from students on the major constitutional issues the Court is set to address, such as: The meaning of the Recess Appointments Clause; The scope of Congress’s powers to implement treaties; The constitutional […]

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A Questionable Verdict? Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman and Stand Your Ground Laws

LSU Law students and faculty, and members of the community, gathered in the McKernan Auditorium on September 5, as Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Professor Donald Tibbs and attorney Lewis Unglesby (’74) discussed State of Florida v. Zimmerman and Stand Your Ground laws.  Professor Ken Levy moderated the discussion. Please click the links […]

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Richards and Borel Win Fall 2013 Ira S. Flory Trial Competition

Congratulations to John Richards and Danielle Borel, winners of the Fall 2013 Ira S. Flory Trial Competition!  The Honorable Shelley Dick (’88) of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, the Honorable William Morvant  (’85) of the 19th Judicial District Court and the Honorable Trudy White (’81) of the 19th Judicial District […]

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LSU Law Ranked #3 Best Value Law School in the Nation for Second Straight Year

For the second straight year, the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center has been ranked the #3 Best Value Law School in the nation by the National Jurist, a legal education publication.

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