Category Archives: Student

Louisiana Law Review Moves Up in Law School Journal Rankings

Since 1938, the Louisiana Law Review has served as Louisiana’s flagship legal journal and has become a vibrant forum for scholarship in comparative and civil law topics.
The journal was recently ranked #180 out of some 1,300 journals published by the nation’s law schools. The rankings were released by the Law Journal Rankings Project, an annual assessment conducted by Washington and Lee University School of Law. The Louisiana Law Review moved up seven spots from last year.

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LSU Law Student Published in Law Journals

Third-year LSU Law student R. Kyle Alagood has recently published two scholarly articles. The first, Parole Release Hearings: The Fallacy of Discretion was published in Volume 5 of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Journal on Gender, Race, and Justice. The second article, Settlement Confidentiality: A Fracking Disaster for Public Health and Safety, is in the […]

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LSU Law Center’s Moot Court Program Rises in the Rankings

The LSU Law Center’s Moot Court Program has moved up seven spots to #40 in the nation in rankings released by the Blakely Advocacy Institute for the 2014-15 academic year. The LSU Law Center has one of the largest law student advocacy skills training programs in the country. The Law Center’s Advocacy Programs provide students with an exceptional array of opportunities to develop their skills as persuasive advocates.

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2015 LSU Law Center Commencement

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Commencement will take place Friday, May 29, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU campus. Marc H. Morial will deliver the commencement address. Visit the LSU Law Commencement page for the latest information.

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Notice of Meeting of the International Student Programs and LLM Program Committee – April 27th

There shall be a meeting of the International Student Programs and LLM Program Committee, Monday, April 27, 2015, 10:30 a.m., LSU Law Center, Room W326B.

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Law Students Give Back to Community

LSU Law students and professors volunteered at Baton Rouge non-profit agencies as part of the Spring 2015 Public Interest Law Society Day of Service on March 6. PILS is a student run organization that strives to foster student interest and action in the public interest community.  It’s mission is to provide like-minded students an opportunity […]

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Counterinsurgency, Guantanamo Tribunals, Women in Combat and Diversity—Topics for U.S. Army War College Talk at Law Center on April 15

The LSU Law Center will host the U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Series College Program on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at 12:40 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the Law Center. This is the fifth year the Law Center has hosted the U.S. Army War College on its campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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LSU Law Student Bar Association to Host Legislative Preview

The LSU Law Student Bar Association (SBA) will host the annual Louisiana Legislative Preview on Wednesday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center. The speakers include Representative Chris Broadwater (’02), Representative Walt Leger and Senator Elbert Guillory.

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LSU Law’s Ruby Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Team Places Nationally

The LSU Law Center’s Ruby R. Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Competition team of Catherine Breaux, Kelsey Clark, and Chris Vitenas placed as one of the top four teams nationally at the Ruby Vale moot, which was held March 12-15 in Wilmington, Delaware.  The Ruby Vale team was ranked as the #2 seed following preliminary […]

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BLSA Leadership Lecture Series Fosters Relationship Between LSU Law Students and Practicing Attorneys

The LSU Black Law Students Association (BLSA) and the LSU Law Center recently welcomed the Honorable Brian Jackson, Chief Judge of the U.S. Middle District Court, as the final speaker of the semester for BLSA’s Leadership Lecture Series.

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