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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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Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal to Hold Oral Arguments at LSU Law Center: March 16 and 17

The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal will hold oral arguments at LSU Law Center on Monday, March 16, 2015, and Tuesday, March 17, 2015. 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. each day.

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2015-16 LSU Law Trial Advocacy Board Announced

The LSU Law Center’s Advocacy Programs recently selected members for the 2015-2016 Trial Advocacy Board. Membership on the Trial Advocacy Board is offered to those second-year students who have demonstrated excellence in and commitment to the development of trial-level litigation and alternative dispute resolution skills.

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Dictionary of the Civil Code: Explore French Civil Law through a Louisiana Lens

On March 11, 2015, LSU Law Center Professors Alain Levasseur, J. Randall Trahan, and Associate Chancellor for the Law Library Beth Williams, will be among the speakers at a free CLE at the Louisiana Supreme Court, entitled “Dictionary of the Civil Code.” The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. and will inform the Louisiana legal community of an important and useful new resource available to them and to explore the civil law of France through a Louisiana lens.

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LSU Law Clinic Open House: Monday, February 23

As part of the ongoing application period for LSU Law students who are interested in taking a Clinic in the Fall 2015 semester, students are invited to an Open House on Monday, February 23, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the first floor of the old law building. Come and tour the LSU Law Clinic space and speak with professors and graduates of the program who are now practicing in the Baton Rouge area.

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