Category Archives: Student

Law Center Mourns Passing of Professor Emeritus Thomas Harrell

Professor Emeritus Thomas A. Harrell passed away on January 20, 2016. Professor Harrell was a Coif graduate of the Law Center, Class of 1951. Professor Harrell joined the Law Center and served on the faculty for twenty-three years, teaching courses in mineral rights (oil and gas), property, security devices, corporations, contracts, oil and gas taxation, law office practice, Civil Law Systems, oil and gas law seminars, and security in moveables (U.C.C. Art. 9).

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John Bel Edwards (’99) Sworn in as Governor of Louisiana

John Bel Edwards was sworn in today as the 56th Governor of Louisiana. A 1999 graduate of the LSU Law Center, Edwards graduated as a member of The Order of the Coif and served on the Louisiana Law Review. Prior to his election as governor, Edwards served as the State Representative for Louisiana District 72.

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Students, Family, Friends, and Colleagues Hold First Annual “Jog for Cheney Jo”

Some 150 students, family members, friends, and colleagues gathered for the first annual, “Jog for Cheney Jo,” on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The event was held in honor of Cheney Joseph, long-time professor and Interim Co-Dean of the LSU Law Center, who passed away on December 18, 2015.

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Third Annual Apprenticeship Week Begins Today

The third-annual Apprenticeship Week begins today, January 4, 2016. The week-long program offers a variety of mini-courses aimed at providing students with focused, task-oriented training not generally available in law school courses and usually available only through actual practice experience.

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The LSU Law Center Mourns the Loss of Cheney C. Joseph, Jr., 1942-2015

The LSU Law Center community mourns the loss of our beloved Interim Co-Dean Cheney C. Joseph, Jr., who passed away this morning, December 18, 2015. He was the heart and soul of the Law Center, and he was one of the most influential lawyers and people in the history of the Louisiana legal profession. We all are blessed to have known and loved this great lawyer, professor, and man, whose spirit and influence will live forever through his family, friends, colleagues, students and graduates. We will not see his like again.

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LSU Law Student Writes Featured Article in Louisiana Bar Journal

Aaron Hubbard (’16) wrote a featured article, “Mediation and Religion: General Attitudes of Three Major Religions in the United States,” in the most recent issue of the Louisiana Bar Journal.

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Throw Away the Key: Criminal Sentencing Reform in the 21st Century

The Louisiana Law Review’s 2016 symposium, Throw Away the Key: Criminal Sentencing Reform in the 21st Century, will be held Friday, January 22, 2016 at the LSU Law Center. The symposium is co-sponsored by the LSU Law Center and the Pugh Institute for Justice. Registration is required. The registration deadline is January 15, 2016. This symposium is brought to you free of charge. Seven hours of CLE credit for Louisiana and Texas.

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LSU Law Salutes Interim Co-Dean Cheney Joseph

Students, faculty and staff gathered on the front steps of the Law Center on November 12, 2015, to salute and offer their encouragement to Interim Co-Dean Cheney Joseph during his illness.

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Petit and Sprinkle Win 2015 Robert E. Tullis Moot Court Competition

Congratulations to LSU Law Students Julien Petit and Richard Sprinkle, winners of the 2015 Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition! The competition was held October 26 in the Robinson Courtroom.

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LSU Law Students Named to 2016-17 Moot Court Board

The LSU Law Center’s Advocacy Programs is pleased to announce the members of the 2016-2017 LSU Law Center Moot Court Board.

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