Category Archives: Student

LSU Law Among Top 10 Most Underrated Law Schools

The LSU Law Center has been rated #8 on a list of the Top 10 Most Underrated Law Schools in the country based on outcome measures and how well the school prepares its students.

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PILS Lends Efforts to “Stand Down for Homeless Veterans in Baton Rouge”

Gabrielle “Gabby” Alessi-Friedlander-Bowersox (’16) knew when she began at LSU Law that she wanted to put her skills as a former caseworker for homeless veterans to use. As Pro Bono Chair of the Law Center’s Public Interest Law Society (PILS), Gabby and fellow law students, with the assistance of Associate Vice Chancellor Beth Williams and […]

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International Law Society Receives Chapter Award for Best International Social Event

The LSU Law chapter of the International Law Society recently received the Chapter Award for Best International Social Event for a two-part event coordinated with the Islamic Center of Baton Rouge. A record number of students attended, “Understanding Islamic Sharee’ah,” which addressed common misconceptions about Islam in the United States, as well as women’s rights […]

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LSU Law Students Receive Academic Honors for Spring 2015 Semester

LSU Law Center Chancellor and Dean Jack M. Weiss has announced the names of those law students who earned academic honors for the spring 2015 semester. Over 50 students have been recognized as Hebert Scholars and over 80 students have been recognized as Chancellor’s Scholars.

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184 Students Receive Degrees at 2015 LSU Law Center Commencement Ceremonies

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center awarded degrees to 184 students during Commencement ceremonies held today at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, according to LSU Law Chancellor and Dean, Jack M. Weiss. Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, delivered the Commencement address. The LSU Law Center conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws upon the Honorable James L. Dennis (’62), Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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Live Streaming of 2015 LSU Law Commencement Begins at 9:30 a.m.

Live streaming of the 2015 LSU Law Commencement begins today at 9:30 a.m.

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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 and instructions for graduates and guests. Parking information may also be found here.

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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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