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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.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
LSU Law Center will host the 2nd Annual Legal Career Summit & Public Interest Law Society Job Fair on Saturday, January 24, 2015. Open to all LSU Law students, the summit is a “one-stop shop” to prepare students for job searches, career planning, selecting a practice area, and more! The summit will also include an employer networking lunch and PILS Job Fair.
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 17 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 2014.
Of all LSU Law test takers in July, 81.50% successfully passed the exam. Among LSU graduates taking the bar exam for the first time, 85.81% passed.
The LSU Law Center has announced the alumni leadership for the 2014-15 Chancellor’s Council and Annual Fund, two of the Law Center’s philanthropic initiatives. J. Rock Palermo III (’92) will serve as the Chair of the LSU Law Center Chancellor’s Council program, and R. Patrick “Pat” Vance (’75) will serve as Co-Chair. Annual Fund Chair Amy Lambert (’96) and Co-Chair Timothy Daniels (’85) are enlisting fellow LSU Law graduates from across the state to help increase alumni participation in annual giving.
The Baton Rouge Association of Women Attorneys 2014 Scholarship Application can be found here. Application must be received by October 24, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. CDST.
Second- and third-year LSU Law students will have the opportunity to participate in Apprenticeship Week, January 5-9, 2015. During this week, master lawyers and judges will teach LSU Law upperclass students in small enrollment, hands-on mini-courses. Each mini-course will aim to provide students with focused, task-oriented training not generally available in law school courses and usually available only through actual practice experience.
The second Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou guest lecture series will be held Monday, September 22 at 12:40 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorum. Professor Alex Ritchie with the New Mexico School of Law will present, “Hydraulic Fracturing in Your Neighborhood.”