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LSU Law Professor Chris Tyson Pens Op-Ed in Wake of Alton Sterling Shooting

In the wake of the Alton Sterling shooting and resulting protests in Baton Rouge, LSU Law professor Christopher Tyson penned an op-ed piece “The City Where I Live and Where Alton Sterling Died,” which was published by the New York Times. In the editorial, Tyson reflects on the community in which he was raised, the issues surrounding it and the work that must be done to bring attention to these problems.

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Amond Selected as American Law Institute CLE Scholarship and Leadership Award Recipient

LSU Law Center Class of 2016 graduate Kristen Amond was recently selected as the school’s recipient of the American Law Institute CLE Scholarship and Leadership Award.

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Holiday Closure

The law library will be closed Thursday, December 24 – Friday, January 1 for the holiday break and will reopen on Saturday, January 2. Check the Library Hours page for further information. Happy holidays!

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Holiday Closure

The law library will be closed Thursday, December 24 – Friday, January 1 for the holiday break and will reopen on Saturday, January 2. Check the Library Hours page for further information. Happy holidays!

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Petit and Sprinkle Win 2015 Robert E. Tullis Moot Court Competition

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.

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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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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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Professor Andrea Carroll Appointed Interim Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs

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.

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November 5 LSU Law Liskow & Lewis Lecture to Focus on Offshore Safety After Macondo

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.

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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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