Category Archives: Student

Andrew Hairston (’16) Named Lindsay Civil Rights Fellow

Andrew Hairston (‘16), a third-year student at the LSU Law Center, has been named the recipient of the prestigious George N. Lindsay Civil Rights Fellowship at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Only one Lindsay Fellow is named each year. He is scheduled to begin the fellowship in September 2016.

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Geaux Pre-Law Week: October 19-23

The LSU College of Humanities & Social Sciences and the LSU Law Center are hosting Geaux Pre-Law Week Monday, October 19 through Friday, October 23. All students are welcome to attend Geaux Pre-Law Week activities to learn more about law school admissions, the H&SS 3+3 Pre-Law program, and how to prepare for success.

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Thinking about Law School? LSU Law Open House-October 26

Are you thinking about law school? If so, you don’t want to miss the LSU Law Open House on Monday, October 26 from 4pm-7pm in room 110. You’ll have an opportunity to interact with LSU Law faculty, staff and students! RSVP is required. If you have any questions, please contact our Office of Admissions at 225/578-8646 or admissions@law.lsu.edu.

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LSU Law Students Achieve State’s Highest Passage Rate on July 2015 Bar Exam

LSU Law Center students achieved the state’s highest passage rate among all examinees on the latest Louisiana State Bar Exam, according to results released October 9 by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. The results are for test takers who sat for the statewide bar examination in July 2015.

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LSU Law Ranked #8 Best Value Law School in Nation

The LSU Law Center has been ranked the #8 Best Value Law School in the nation in the 2015 rankings released by The National Jurist magazine. LSU Law is the only Louisiana law school, public or private, included in the rankings.

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Notice of Nondiscrimination

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination based on the gender of students and employees of educational institutions that receive federal financial assistance.

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LSU Law Center Diversity Task Force Submits Report

The LSU Law Center’s Diversity Task Force has submitted its recommendations to interim co-deans William Corbett and Cheney Joseph, Jr.

The task force was appointed in October 2014 by Jack Weiss, former Chancellor and Dean of the LSU Law Center, to make recommendations for how the Law Center could create and cultivate a better understanding of diverse cultures and help minority students succeed.

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Richard and Smith Win Fall 2015 Opening Statement Competition

Congratulations to Alaina Richard and Harrison Smith, winners of the fall 2015 Opening Statement Competition. The Opening Statement Competition is an intra-school competition exclusively for second-year students. It is designed as an introduction to trial advocacy skills for second-year students interested in participating in LSU’s Flory Trial Competitions and various external traveling competition teams. Thank […]

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18 Students Nominated for Membership in Wex Malone Inn of Court

Congratulations to the following students who were recently nominated for membership in the Wex Malone Inn of Court based on their performance during the LSU Law Center’s annual Trial Advocacy Program: Gabrielle R. Alessi-Friedlander Kristen D. Amond George P. Bonvillain, Jr. Cristina T. Capello Reyna N. Lubin Peter S. Martin Kristen E. Meeks Contessa T. […]

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LSU Law Students Give More Than 500 Hours to Local Agencies through Fall Day of Service

LSU Law students and faculty gave more than 500 hours of community service to Baton Rouge agencies during the Public Interest Law Society’s Fall Day of Service on Saturday, August 29.

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