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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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LSU Law Students Give More Than 500 Hours to Local Agencies through Fall Day of Service

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.

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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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