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Congratulations to LSU Law Students Julien Petit and Richard Sprinkle, winners of the 2015 Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition! The competition was held October 26 in the Robinson Courtroom.
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.
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.
Interim Co-Deans Bill Corbett and Cheney Joseph are pleased to announce that Professor Andrea Carroll has accepted an appointment to serve as Interim Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs, effective Oct. 1. As Interim Associate Dean, Professor Carroll will oversee the Law Center’s academic program.
Professor Jacqueline L . Weaver will deliver the annual Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law Lecture on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at the LSU Law Center. The lecture, Offshore Safety after Macondo: Lowering Risks in the Gulf of Mexico and Globally, will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the David W. Robinson Courtroom. The Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law was established through a generous gift from the Liskow & Lewis law firm. The Professorship provides funds to bring distinguished scholars in energy law and closely related fields to the Law Center on an annual basis as part of the LSU John P. Laborde Energy Law Center.
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 […]
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.
William “Bill” Corbett and Cheney Joseph, Jr., have been appointed interim co-deans of the LSU Law Center, effective August 17, 2015.
The LSU Law chapter of the International Law Society recently received the Chapter Award for Best International Social Event for a two-part event coordinated with the Islamic Center of Baton Rouge. A record number of students attended, “Understanding Islamic Sharee’ah,” which addressed common misconceptions about Islam in the United States, as well as women’s rights […]
LSU Law Center Announces 2015 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and Distinguished Achievement Honorees
On Sunday, October 11, the LSU Law Center will honor Edward J. Walters, Jr. as the 2015 LSU Law Center Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and Jeffrey K. Coreil, Jennifer A. Jones, Edwin G. Preis, Jr., Kimberly L. Robinson and Dean A. Sutherland for Distinguished Achievement at an awards luncheon at the Lod Cook Conference Center in Baton Rouge. The luncheon will begin at 1:00 p.m.