Category Archives: Student
Representatives from law firms all across the South as well as a few military branches were in attendance as the LSU Law Center hosted its first Law Firm Information Day on Monday in the Student Lounge.
LSU Law students celebrated another successful year of the Louisiana State University Journal of Energy Law and Resources (JELR) with its annual banquet. The event served to recognize the current members of the Senior Editorial Board and mark the completion of the 2015-16 journal.
The LSU Law Center moved up 12 spots to No. 82 in the latest law school rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report. The Law Center remained in the top 100 law schools in the nation in the closely watched rankings, moving up from No. 94 in the previous year.
The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center has selected 25 students for membership on the 2016-17 Trial Advocacy Board. Membership on the Trial Advocacy Board is awarded to rising third-year students who have demonstrated commitment to development of the arts of trial advocacy at the Law Center.
For the second consecutive year, the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center took first place honors at the Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition. The winning team was composed of Phillip Smith, Arielle Minor and Caroline Darwin. Thirty teams from nineteen different law schools from around the country participated in this year’s competition which concluded this past weekend.
Congratulations to the Law Center’s Domenick L. Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition team of Miesha Dunn, Samantha Gonzalez, and Keanan Parr, who took first place honors at the Gabrielli competition, which was held March 3-5 in Albany, NY! Third-year LSU Law student Miesha Dunn was also named the competition’s Best Overall Oralist.
Congratulations to the Law Center’s National Civil Mock Trial Invitational Competition team of Rachel Stafford Day, Ashley Knarr, Adam Ross, and Jeffery “Beau” Wheeler, who placed second in the nation at this past weekend’s competition, which was held at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, FL.
The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal announces that the First Circuit will hold oral arguments at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The hearings will be conducted in the David Robinson Courtroom, located on the second floor of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
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.
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.