Category Archives: Faculty

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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LSU Law Classes Cancelled Beginning at Noon on Tuesday, Feb. 23; non-essential employees are released from work at that time

Due to inclement weather expected in the Baton Rouge area this afternoon, all classes scheduled after 12 p.m. are cancelled. Classes that begin at 11:30 and end past noon are also cancelled. UPDATE: University offices will close today at noon, and non-essential employees are released from work at that time.

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Stutes-Kalinka Tax Moot Court Team Named National Semifinalists

Congratulations to the Law Center’s National Tax Moot Court Competition Stutes-Kalinka Tax Team of Lauren Duncan, James Holzer, and Danielle Sczesny, who finished this past weekend’s national tax moot as one of the top four teams in the country! The Stutes-Kalinka Tax Team is supported in part by the generous gift of alumnus Rusty Stutes (’91), who endowed the team in memory of the late Professor Susan Kalinka.

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ABA National Appellate Advocacy Team Are Regional Finalists

Congratulations to the Law Center’s American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition “Gold” team, consisting of second-year students Lauren Accardo, Brandon Pierre-Thomas, and Doug Nielsen, who ranked as a finalist team in the NAAC’s regional rounds, which were held Feb. 18-20, 2016 at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, PA. Team member Brandon Pierre-Thomas was also recognized as the tenth place best oralist overall at the competition. The Law Center’s “Purple” team of Leah Brett, Sinnott Martin, and Richard Sprinkle also competed at the Philadelphia regional rounds.

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LSU Law faculty and staff recognized for years of service

Congratulations to the following LSU Law faculty and staff who were recognized last week for their years of service: 25 years: Prof. John Church and Prof. Greg Smith, 30 years: Prof. John Devlin, 40 years: Prof. Joe Bockrath and Ms. Rita Parham, 45 years: Interim Dean and Prof. Cheney Joseph (posthumously, accepted by Ms. Mary Joseph)

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Costello Criminal Trial Team Ranked Among Top 8 Prosecution Teams Nationally

Congratulations to the Law Center’s John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition “Purple” team of Charlotte Farshian, Ryan Harris, and Angelina Valuri, who ranked as one of the top eight prosecution teams nationally at the Costello Competition, which was held February 4-7 in Fairfax, VA, just outside Washington, D.C.

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Journal of Energy Law & Resources Names Volume V Board of Editors

The LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources is delighted to announce the Junior Associates who are selected to the Volume V Board of Editors. The Volume IV Board had the difficult task of making this selection from an outstanding group of candidates. We thank you all for your interest in and dedication to the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources. Congratulations!

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Thomas C. Galligan Jr. Named LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Dean

LSU has named Thomas C. Galligan Jr., currently the president of Colby-Sawyer College, as the next dean of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, effective July 1.

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NBLSA Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition team placed as Quarterfinalists

Congratulations to the Law Center’s NBLSA Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition team, who placed as Quarterfinalists at the Southern regional rounds of the competition, which were held Jan. 20-23 in Durham, NC.  The NBLSA team consists of students Kathryn Jakuback, Hannah Marler, Kiara Taite, and Kendale Thompson.  The team was coached by Mr. Michael Heier […]

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LSU Law to Offer Free Tax Assistance to Foreign Students, Teachers and Researchers

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center offers a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program where law student volunteers provide free tax preparation services for federal and state income taxes to foreign students, teachers and researchers that qualify as non-resident taxpayers. Individuals who have F, J, M, or Q visas are eligible for assistance.

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