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Honorable Carl E. Stewart to Deliver 2015 Rubin Lecture on February 4

The Honorable Carl E. Stewart, Chief Judge of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, will present the Judge Alvin B. and Janice G. Rubin Visiting Professor of Law Lecture on February 4 at the LSU Law Center. The lecture, “A Dream Realized or a Dream Deferred: 50 Years After the Civil Rights Act of 1964,” will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium.

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“Sustainable Oil and Gas Development” focus of Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law Lecture: January 28

Scott Anderson and Mark Boling will deliver the annual Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law Lecture on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at the Law Center. The lecture, “Sustainable Oil and Gas Development”, 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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Law Center Mourns Passing of Ben R. Miller, Jr.

The LSU Law Center is saddened to report the passing of Ben R. Miller, Jr., a 1961 graduate of the Law Center and a highly respected attorney and Baton Rouge community leader. Ben helped to found the Kean Miller law firm in 1983, now one of the largest firms in Louisiana. He was the eternal supporter of the Law Center who frequently engaged in the academic and student life of the school. He was known for his staunch support of the Law Center and its graduates.

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River Bend Tour Provides Insight Into Nuclear Industry

When LSU Law student Lauren Heinen (’15) learned of the opportunity to visit River Bend Nuclear Station in St. Francisville on November 5, she jumped at the chance. Coordinated by Professors Bob Sloan and Keith Hall, the field trip provided the students with insight into light water technology, uranium enrichment, fuel rod fabrication, the handling of spent fuel, and plant decommissioning, among others.

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Students Get Inside Look at Shell Oil

One of the world’s leading energy companies, Shell Oil, opened its doors on November 14, 2014, to 15 LSU Law students interested in careers in the energy sector. LSU Law alumnus J. Patrick Morris, Jr. (‘97), Senior Counsel, Upstream Americas Exploration, organized the tour of Shell’s state-of-the art training facility located in Robert, LA. Joining Morris in organizing the tour was fellow alumnus, J.T. Nesser, IV (’99), Shell’s Senior Legal Counsel, Upstream Americas – Deep Water.

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Careers in Criminal Law

On November 18, LSU Law alums Robert Savage (’10) and Franz Borghardt (’06) will present, “Careers in Criminal Law.” Sponsored by the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers at LSU, the presentation will take place in room 110 at 12:40 p.m. The discussion will focus on careers available in criminal law, as well as opportunities available while still in law school.

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The Voting Rights Act at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Vote

The Louisiana Law Review’s 2015 Symposium, The Voting Rights Act at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Vote, will be held Friday, January 16, 2015, at the LSU Law Center. The symposium is co-sponsored by the LSU Law Center and the Pugh Institute for Justice. Click here for registration information.

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Law Students Compete at National Pretrial Competition

The LSU Law Center’s National Pretrial Competition team of Ben Aguiñaga, Ahmed Mohamed, Scott Ogden, and Alexandra Porubsky, placed sixth overall and won fourth place best defense brief at their competition, which was held October 16-19 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, FL.  LSU Law was one of 16 law schools that competed. […]

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LSU Law Ties for First Place at Saluki Invitational Jury Trial Competition

The LSU Law Center’s Saluki Invitational Jury Trial Competition team of Dan Farris, Vivian Jeansonne, Angelina LaCour, Sarah Massoud, Lance Neyland, and Robert Ross, tied for first place at the Saluki Invitational Jury Trial Competition, which was held October 23-25 at the Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, IL.   Team member Dan Farris […]

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Peebles and Stanford Win 2014 Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition

Mary Margaret Peebles and Stephen Stanford are the winners of the 2014 Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition. The competition was held October 23 in the Robinson Courtroom. Named in honor of the former Dean Emeritus of the Law Center, the Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition has been a tradition of honor at LSU […]

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