Category Archives: Student

LSU Law to Offer Free Tax Assistance to Foreign Students, Teachers and Researchers

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center offers a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program where law student volunteers provide free tax preparation services for federal and state income taxes to foreign students, teachers and researchers that qualify as non-resident taxpayers. Individuals who have F, J, M, or Q visas are eligible for assistance.

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Louisiana Law Review Volume 76 Board of Editors Announced

The Louisiana Law Review recently selected students to the Volume 76 Board of Editors.

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Intellectual Property Moot Court Team Wins First Place

The LSU Law Center’s Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Competition team, which consists of students Anne Kathryn Hunter, Connor Junkin, and Elisabeth Leblanc, recently won the Dallas regional rounds of the Lefkowitz Moot. The team also took home the first place Best Brief award.   The team now advances to the National Finals, which will be held […]

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LSU Law Center Brings Back the 3+3 Program: A Partnership with the LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences

The LSU Law Center and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences are partnering together to launch a new 3+3 program this fall, allowing students to receive a bachelor’s and law degree in six years.

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LSU Law Students Receive Academic Honors

LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced the names of those law students who earned academic honors for the fall 2014 semester. Over 55 students have been recognized as Hebert Scholars and over 75 students have been recognized as Chancellor’s Scholars for the fall 2014 semester.

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Careers with the U.S. Department of Justice

The Career Services Office and the Advocacy Programs are pleased to welcome Jeffrey Robins, Assistant Director of the Office of Immigration Litigation at the United States Department of Justice, to the Law Center this Friday, January 16 from 12:40 to 1:40 pm for an informal conversation with students about life at the Department of Justice. The discussions will take place in room 110.

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Second Annual Apprenticeship Week Sets Sail

LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack Weiss welcomed students to the 2nd Annual Apprenticeship Week on Monday, January 5, 2015. 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. Courses offered include many practical, hands-on topics that are taught by volunteer master lawyers and judges.

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2nd Annual Apprenticeship Week Features Master Lawyers and Judges

The 2nd Annual LSU Law Center Apprenticeship Week kicks off on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. 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. Courses offered include many practical, hands-on topics that are taught by volunteer master lawyers and judges.

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River Bend Tour Provides Insight Into Nuclear Industry

When LSU Law student Lauren Heinen (’15) learned of the opportunity to visit River Bend Nuclear Station in St. Francisville on November 5, she jumped at the chance. Coordinated by Professors Bob Sloan and Keith Hall, the field trip provided the students with insight into light water technology, uranium enrichment, fuel rod fabrication, the handling of spent fuel, and plant decommissioning, among others.

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Powder Puff Football Game Benefits Breast Cancer Research

On November 10, members of the LSU Law Center’s Powder Puff Football Team presented Kaitlyn Guerin of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center with a check in the amount $2,385.00 to benefit the Geaux Pink campaign. Led by Stephanie Frederick (’15), Mary Allen (’15) and Carmen Liriano (’15), the proceeds from the annual flag football game […]

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