Category Archives: Student

LSU Law’s National Civil Mock Trial Invitational Team Places Second

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.

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Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal Riding Circuit to LSU Law Center

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.

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Jessup Moot Court Team Wins 5th Place Best Brief Award

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.

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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.

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Stutes-Kalinka Tax Moot Court Team Named National Semifinalists

Congratulations to the Law Center’s National Tax Moot Court Competition Stutes-Kalinka Tax Team of Lauren Duncan, James Holzer, and Danielle Sczesny, who finished this past weekend’s national tax moot as one of the top four teams in the country! The Stutes-Kalinka Tax Team is supported in part by the generous gift of alumnus Rusty Stutes (’91), who endowed the team in memory of the late Professor Susan Kalinka.

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ABA National Appellate Advocacy Team Are Regional Finalists

Congratulations to the Law Center’s American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition “Gold” team, consisting of second-year students Lauren Accardo, Brandon Pierre-Thomas, and Doug Nielsen, who ranked as a finalist team in the NAAC’s regional rounds, which were held Feb. 18-20, 2016 at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia, PA. Team member Brandon Pierre-Thomas was also recognized as the tenth place best oralist overall at the competition. The Law Center’s “Purple” team of Leah Brett, Sinnott Martin, and Richard Sprinkle also competed at the Philadelphia regional rounds.

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Applications for Fall 2016 Clinics and Externships are now open online

Applications for Fall 2016 Clinics and Externships are now open online. If you are interested in learning more about this program, please visit the Clinics & Externships website. You will find the link to the application there, as well. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 4th at noon and registration for Fall begins March […]

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Alums and Students Encouraged to Participate in Spring Day of Service, March 11

What: Pause for a Cause (Spring Day of Service) sponsored by the Public Interest Law Society and the Student Bar Association
When: March 11th, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00pm
Where: LSU Law Center Plaza (1 E Campus Dr, Baton Rouge LA) for lunch, then off to volunteer sites in Baton Rouge!
Who: LSU Law students, faculty, alumni, and community members.

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Costello Criminal Trial Team Ranked Among Top 8 Prosecution Teams Nationally

Congratulations to the Law Center’s John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition “Purple” team of Charlotte Farshian, Ryan Harris, and Angelina Valuri, who ranked as one of the top eight prosecution teams nationally at the Costello Competition, which was held February 4-7 in Fairfax, VA, just outside Washington, D.C.

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Join us for the Law Clinic & Externship Fair on Wed Feb 17th

On Wednesday, February 17th from 12:40-1:40pm in Room 216, the LSU Law Clinic is hosting a Law Clinic & Externship Fair for current 1Ls and 2Ls in preparation for the Fall 2016 application period. This event will be a great opportunity to speak with LSU Law graduates who have participated in these programs as well as students recently or currently enrolled.

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