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LSU Law News

May 2017

Delegation of Nigerian Senators visits LSU Law to discuss energy law

May 16, 2017

A delegation of Nigerian Senators visited the LSU Law Center on May 9 to discuss oil and energy laws and regulations.
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LSU Law Professor Emerita Lucy McGough Bowers honored by Emory School of Law

May 4, 2017

LSU Law Professor Emerita Lucy McGough Bowers was recently named one of the Emory Law 100 by the Emory University School of Law. The Emory Law 100 honors the achievements and impact of 100 of the school’s most distinguished alumni and friends. Bowers — then Lucy Heinreitze — is a 1966 graduate of Emory University School of Law. Bowers was the first tenured woman, first Candler Professor for the law school, and first female Candler Professor at Emory University. She served on the faculty from 1970 to 1983 and is one of Emory Law’s best-known graduates in law teaching. After…
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LSU Law Professor Robert Lancaster appointed Chair to the Louisiana Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

May 1, 2017

Professor Robert Lancaster has been appointed as Chair to the Louisiana Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. The State Advisory Committee consists of experts in local and state civil rights issues and assists the Commission with its fact finding, investigation, and information dissemination functions. "The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights congratulates the following individuals on their appointments as members of our state Advisory Committees. The Committees play an important role in civil rights advocacy at state and local levels," the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights said in a press release. Advisory Committee members conduct reviews and produce reports…
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