Category Archives: Student

Alums and Students Encouraged to Participate in Spring Day of Service, March 11

What: Pause for a Cause (Spring Day of Service) sponsored by the Public Interest Law Society and the Student Bar Association
When: March 11th, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00pm
Where: LSU Law Center Plaza (1 E Campus Dr, Baton Rouge LA) for lunch, then off to volunteer sites in Baton Rouge!
Who: LSU Law students, faculty, alumni, and community members.

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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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Join us for the Law Clinic & Externship Fair on Wed Feb 17th

On Wednesday, February 17th from 12:40-1:40pm in Room 216, the LSU Law Clinic is hosting a Law Clinic & Externship Fair for current 1Ls and 2Ls in preparation for the Fall 2016 application period. This event will be a great opportunity to speak with LSU Law graduates who have participated in these programs as well as students recently or currently enrolled.

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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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Law Review Names Volume 77 Board of Editors

The Louisiana Law Review is proud to announce and congratulate the Junior Associates who are selected to the Volume 77 Board of Editors. The Volume 76 Board received excellent candidates, and we thank everyone for applying. Serving on the Board of Editors of the Louisiana Law Review is a singular honor, and we wish the best of luck to the new Board!

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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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LSU Law Takes 5th Place in National Arbitration Competition

Congratulations to the Law Center’s American Bar Association Competition team of Robert Cavell, Caitlin Cline, Rome Gonsoulin, and Matthew Roth, who placed fifth in the nation at the Arbitration Competition’s national championships, which were held Jan. 20-23, 2016, at the American Bar Association’s headquarters in Chicago, IL.

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Students Receive Academic Honors for Fall 2015 Semester

The LSU Law Center has announced the names of those law students who earned academic honors for the Fall 2015 semester.

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Former Students and Participants in Juvenile Defense Clinic Square Off in U.S. Supreme Court Case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled today on a case presented by LSU Law alumni and former participants in the Center’s Juvenile Defense Clinical Legal Education program. LSU Law alums squared off on both sides of Montgomery v. Louisiana (case No. 14-280).

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