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Corbett and Joseph Appointed Interim Co-Deans of LSU Law Center

William “Bill” Corbett and Cheney Joseph, Jr., have been appointed interim co-deans of the LSU Law Center, effective August 17, 2015.

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International Law Society Receives Chapter Award for Best International Social Event

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 […]

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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.

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LSU Law Students Receive Academic Honors for Spring 2015 Semester

LSU Law Center Chancellor and Dean Jack M. Weiss has announced the names of those law students who earned academic honors for the spring 2015 semester. Over 50 students have been recognized as Hebert Scholars and over 80 students have been recognized as Chancellor’s Scholars.

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Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law

The Law Library is very pleased to announce the addition of a new database to our collection: Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law. This resource brings a wealth of offerings for students and faculty researching in public international law. The database contains full-text online editions of market-leading reference works and treatises published by Oxford University […]

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Counterinsurgency, Guantanamo Tribunals, Women in Combat and Diversity—Topics for U.S. Army War College Talk at Law Center on April 15

The LSU Law Center will host the U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Series College Program on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at 12:40 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the Law Center. This is the fifth year the Law Center has hosted the U.S. Army War College on its campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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Reunited: LSU Law Center Officially Realigns with LSU

April 1, 2015, begins a new era for the LSU Law Center as it officially realigns with LSU. The LSU Board of Supervisors approved the realignment of the LSU Law Center as an academic unit with LSU during its March 20, 2015 meeting.

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National Champions!

The LSU Law Center’s John R. Brown National Admiralty Law Moot Court Competition “Purple” team of Ahmed Mohamed, Alexandra Porubsky and Phillip Smith won First Place and were named National Champions of the Admiralty competition, which was held March 19-21 in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Paul M. Hebert Law Center Realignment within LSU Approved for April 1

During its March meeting, the LSU Board of Supervisors approved the realignment of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center as an academic unit with LSU, effective Wednesday, April 1.

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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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