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LSU Law News

May 2015

2015 LSU Law Center Commencement

May 26, 2015

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Commencement will take place Friday, May 29, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU campus. Marc H. Morial will deliver the commencement address. Visit the LSU Law Commencement page for the latest information and instructions for graduates and guests. Parking information may also be found here.
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Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law

May 22, 2015

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 patrons researching in public international law. The database contains full-text online editions of market-leading reference works and treatises published by Oxford University Press, such as Oppenheim, and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law. Connection  
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Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law

May 22, 2015

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 Press, such as Oppenheim, and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law. Connection  
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Notice of Faculty Meeting: May 26

May 19, 2015

Notice of Faculty Meeting: Faculty Meeting May 26 Notice and Agenda There will be a meeting of the faculty of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 in the Tucker Room (third floor of the Law Center).
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Notice of Meeting of Executive Committee-May 20

May 19, 2015

Notice of Meeting of Executive Committee: Executive Committee Public Meeting Notice May 20, 2015 The Executive Committee of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center will meet at 12:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in the Tucker Parlor (third floor of the Law Center).
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Summer Access to Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and Westlaw Next

May 11, 2015

Bloomberg Law - returning students have unlimited summer access to Bloomberg Law for academic OR work purposes and graduating students have unlimited access to Bloomberg Law for 6 months after graduation. To register for a Bloomberg Law account, go to http://about.bloomberglaw.com/lawschools/overview/ (you do not need an activation code to sign up). Lexis Advance - returning students have unlimited summer access to Lexis Advance for academic OR work purposes and graduating students have unlimited access through the end of the year. Westlaw Next- returning students must extend their passwords for summer use and may only use Westlaw for academic purposes during…
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Reference Assistance

May 11, 2015

Please note the new on-call hours for Reference assistance available Monday, May 11 – Monday, August 10, 2015. Feel free to email reference@law.lsu.edu or call 225-578-8814 with questions about hours and services.
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Louisiana Law Review Moves Up in Law School Journal Rankings

May 8, 2015

Since 1938, the Louisiana Law Review has served as Louisiana’s flagship legal journal and has become a vibrant forum for scholarship in comparative and civil law topics. The journal was recently ranked #180 out of some 1,300 journals published by the nation’s law schools. The rankings were released by the Law Journal Rankings Project, an annual assessment conducted by Washington and Lee University School of Law. The Louisiana Law Review moved up seven spots from last year.
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LSU Law Student Published in Law Journals

May 8, 2015

Third-year LSU Law student R. Kyle Alagood has recently published two scholarly articles. The first, Parole Release Hearings: The Fallacy of Discretion was published in Volume 5 of the Thurgood Marshall School of Law Journal on Gender, Race, and Justice. The second article, Settlement Confidentiality: A Fracking Disaster for Public Health and Safety, is in the May 2015 issue of Environmental Law Reporter.
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LSU Law Center’s Moot Court Program Rises in the Rankings

May 5, 2015

The LSU Law Center’s Moot Court Program has moved up seven spots to #40 in the nation in rankings released by the Blakely Advocacy Institute for the 2014-15 academic year. The LSU Law Center has one of the largest law student advocacy skills training programs in the country. The Law Center’s Advocacy Programs provide students with an exceptional array of opportunities to develop their skills as persuasive advocates.
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2015 LSU Law Center Commencement

May 4, 2015

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Commencement will take place Friday, May 29, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU campus. Marc H. Morial will deliver the commencement address. Visit the LSU Law Commencement page for the latest information.
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