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LSU Law News

February 2017

Professor Oliver Moréteau Inducted into the French Republic’s Prestigious Ordre des Palmes Academiques

February 20, 2017

On Thursday, Feb. 9, three LSU faculty members were inducted into the French Republic’s prestigious Ordre des Palmes Academiques, or the Order of the French Academic Palms. The award recognizes both foreigners and French living abroad who promote French education and culture.
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Louisiana Law Review Names Volume 78 Board of Editors

February 15, 2017

The Louisiana Law Review is proud to announce and congratulate the Junior Associates who were selected to the Volume 78 Board of Editors.
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LSU Law to Host U.S. Army War College on March 22

February 14, 2017

The LSU Law Center will host the U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Series College Program on Wednesday, March 22 in the McKernan Auditorium at the Law Center.
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Mark Boudreaux Joins LSU Energy Law Center as Special Advisor

February 14, 2017

Mark Boudreaux has joined LSU Law as a consultant on Energy Law Center matters.
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LSU Law to Hold Memorial Service for Late Professor Yiannopoulos

February 13, 2017

The LSU Law community is invited to a memorial service to honor and remember Professor A.N. Yiannopoulos, who passed away Feb. 1 at age 88. The service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on LSU’s campus. Professor Yiannopoulos was a legend of Louisiana law. He helped reshape and rewrite major parts of the Louisiana civil code, as well as helped shape generations of lawyers during his 21-year tenure at LSU Law. In its 75th anniversary issue, the Louisiana Bar Journal declared Yiannopoulos “Louisiana’s most influential jurist in our time.” LSU Law…
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LSU Law Places Second in Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition

February 13, 2017

LSU Law’s Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition "Purple" team was named the Best Defense Team, National Finalists and Second Place overall on Feb. 12 at the national competition in Fairfax, Va.
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LSU Law to Provide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance to International Students, Professors

February 10, 2017

The LSU Law Center's Tax Law Society will be hosting a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Site to assist international students, researchers, and professors in preparation of federal and state tax returns.
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Lessons Learned as Pioneering Women at LSU Law School

February 9, 2017

When Bernette Joshua Johnson enrolled in Louisiana State University Law School in the fall of 1965, she was one of two African-Americans, both female, in that entering class of 152 students. Johnson graduated in January 1969 in a class of 44.
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Arthur R. Miller to Deliver 2017 Rubin Lecture on March 8

February 8, 2017

Arthur R. Miller — one of the nation’s most distinguished legal scholars in the areas of civil litigation, copyright, unfair competition, and privacy — will present the Judge Alvin B. and Janice G. Rubin Visiting Professor of Law Lecture on March 8 at the LSU Law Center.
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Stutes-Kalinka National Tax Moot Court Team Places in Top 4 of National Competition

February 6, 2017

Congratulations to the Law Center’s Stutes-Kalinka National Tax Moot Court Competition Team of Jacob Irving, Danielle Sczesny and Russell Stutes III, who placed as one of the top four teams in the nation and brought home a National Semifinalist title in this year’s competition.
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Gonsoulin, Cline Win 2017 LSU Law Arbitration Competition

February 1, 2017

Rome Gonsoulin and Caitlin Cline won the 2017 LSU Arbitration Competition on Sunday, Jan. 29, at the LSU Law Center.
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