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LSU Law News

May 2016

Summer Access to Bloomberg Law, Lexis, and Westlaw

May 20, 2016

Bloomberg Law - returning students have unlimited summer access to Bloomberg Law for academic and/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  (you do not need an activation code to sign up). Lexis Advance - returning students have unlimited summer access to Lexis Advance for academic and/or work purposes and graduating students have unlimited access until December 31, 2016. Graduating students can extend their access even further beyond graduation; go to for more information. Westlaw- returning students must extend their…
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UN Chairman on International Trade Law to speak at LSU Law

May 16, 2016

The Center for Civil Law Studies (CCLS) will present the 38th annual John H. Tucker Jr. Lecture in Civil Law on Tuesday, May 31 at 6 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center. Professor Francisco Reyes, Chairman of the United Nations Commission for International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) and Colombian Superintendent of Companies (and Bankruptcy), will present “The Proposed Organization of American States Model Law on Simplified Corporations: Perspectives and Challenges.”
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LSU Law Professor Philip Hackney to Speak at May 18 Rotary Meeting

May 13, 2016

LSU Law professor Philip Hackney will be the guest speaker at the May 18 Rotary Club of Baton Rouge meeting. Hackney will present a lecture titled “Campaign Finance: Dark Money, Super PACs and Citizens United.”
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Library In-Service Closure

May 12, 2016

Please note that the law library will be closed on Tuesday, May 17 for In-Service and will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 18.
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LSU Law Professor Lonegrass, 2010 Graduate Odinet Named LBF Scholars-in-Residence

May 6, 2016

LSU Law Center professor Melissa Lonegrass and 2010 LSU Law graduate and current Southern University Law professor Christopher Odinet were recently named the 2016-18 Louisiana Bar Foundation Scholar-in-Residence. Lonegrass and Odinet will share the title in connection with their project to publish a treatise on the Louisiana public records doctrine.
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LSU Law Alum Jane Sherman Installed as La. Bar Foundation President

May 2, 2016

Jane Sherman, of Baton Rouge, was installed as the 2016-17 president of the Louisiana Bar Foundation (LBF) on Friday, April 8.
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LSU Law Professor Michael Coenen Receives 2016 Rising Faculty Research Award

May 2, 2016

LSU Law professor Michael Coenen has been named a recipient of the 2016 LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award. The award “recognizes faculty at the rank of assistant professor who have outstanding records of scholarship and published research.”
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