Category Archives: Student

LSU Law Students Argue Before Louisiana Supreme Court

Five LSU Law students recently experienced what it is like to prepare for—and ultimately argue—before the Louisiana Supreme Court. It was an opportunity that many seasoned lawyers never experience, according to Professor Robert Lancaster, Director of the LSU Law Clinical Education Program. The students, Ben Aguinaga, Alexier Barbour, Ashley Jackson, Victoria Jowers and Lance Neyland spent this semester working on the appeal in the case of State ex rel. Herbert Nicholson, Petitioner-Appelant v. State of Louisiana, Respondent-Appelle. Their work culminated on March 16, as Aguinaga presented the oral argument before the Louisiana Supreme Court.

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LSU Law Students to Argue Before Louisiana Supreme Court on Monday, March 16

LSU Law students Ben Aguinaga, Alexier Barbour, Ashley Jackson, Victoria Jowers and Lance Neyland have spent this semester working on the appeal in the case of State ex rel. Herbert Nicholson, Petitioner-Appelant v. State of Louisiana, Respondent-Appelle. Their work will culminate on Monday, March 16, as Aguinaga presents the oral argument before the Louisiana Supreme Court.

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Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal to Hold Oral Arguments at LSU Law Center: March 16 and 17

The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal will hold oral arguments at LSU Law Center on Monday, March 16, 2015, and Tuesday, March 17, 2015. 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. each day.

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LSU Law Center Retains Top 100 Ranking in 2016 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools in Spite of Changing Legal Market & Budget Reductions

The LSU Law Center remained in the top 100 law schools in the nation in the 2016 U.S. News rankings released today. The school ranked #94 among the nation’s public and private law schools.

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Marc H. Morial to Deliver 2015 LSU Law Center Commencement Address

Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, the nation’s largest historic civil rights and urban advocacy organization, will deliver the 2015 LSU Law Center Commencement address on Friday, May 29, at the LSU Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The commencement ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m.

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Law Center Faculty Endorse Important Changes to Its Legal Program of Study

On February 26, 2015, the LSU Law Center faculty approved overwhelmingly the recommendation of a special faculty committee for significant changes in the Law Center’s program of study. With the vote, the Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law (DCL) will now become an option, rather than a requirement, for upperclass students.

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An International Offshore Oil & Gas Comparison: UK, Norway, USA

International oil and gas experts will gather at the LSU Law Center on March 12 and 13, 2015, for An International Offshore Oil and Gas Comparison, with a focus on the UK, Norway and USA. The symposium is presented by the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources and the Center for Continuing Professional Development. Register online today.

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Thinking about LSU Law? Learn more at our Q&A Session on February 25

If you’re thinking of applying to LSU Law and want to learn more about our school, you’re invited to attend a Q&A Session on Wednesday, February 25 from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. The session will be held in Room 216 at the LSU Law Center. You’ll have an opportunity to visit with current LSU Law students, as well as our Admissions staff. Please register to attend. If you have any questions, please contact our Admissions Office at 225/578-8646 or admissions@law.lsu.edu.

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LSU Law Student Published in Research Paper on EPA’s New Source Review Program

As a summer intern with Resources for the Future (RFF), LSU Law student Michael Neuner (’15) participated in a research project concerning the “EPA’s New Source Review Program: Evidence on Processing Time, 2002-2014.”  The findings were published in the February 2015 edition of the RFF Discussion Paper. Located in Washington, DC, RFF is a nonprofit […]

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LSU Journal of Energy Law & Resources Announces Selection of Volume IV Board of Editors

The Editorial Board of the LSU Journal of Energy Law & Resources recently announced the selection of the Volume IV Board of Editors

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