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LSU Law News

February 2016

Alums and Students Encouraged to Participate in Spring Day of Service, March 11

February 11, 2016

What: Pause for a Cause (Spring Day of Service) sponsored by the Public Interest Law Society and the Student Bar Association
When: March 11th, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00pm
Where: LSU Law Center Plaza (1 E Campus Dr, Baton Rouge LA) for lunch, then off to volunteer sites in Baton Rouge!
Who: LSU Law students, faculty, alumni, and community members.
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Costello Criminal Trial Team Ranked Among Top 8 Prosecution Teams Nationally

February 11, 2016

Congratulations to the Law Center’s John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition “Purple” team of Charlotte Farshian, Ryan Harris, and Angelina Valuri, who ranked as one of the top eight prosecution teams nationally at the Costello Competition, which was held February 4-7 in Fairfax, VA, just outside Washington, D.C.
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Join us for the Law Clinic & Externship Fair on Wed Feb 17th

February 10, 2016

On Wednesday, February 17th from 12:40-1:40pm in Room 216, the LSU Law Clinic is hosting a Law Clinic & Externship Fair for current 1Ls and 2Ls in preparation for the Fall 2016 application period. This event will be a great opportunity to speak with LSU Law graduates who have participated in these programs as well as students recently or currently enrolled.
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Journal of Energy Law & Resources Names Volume V Board of Editors

February 5, 2016

The LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources is delighted to announce the Junior Associates who are selected to the Volume V Board of Editors. The Volume IV Board had the difficult task of making this selection from an outstanding group of candidates. We thank you all for your interest in and dedication to the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources. Congratulations!
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Thomas C. Galligan Jr. Named LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center Dean

February 4, 2016

LSU has named Thomas C. Galligan Jr., currently the president of Colby-Sawyer College, as the next dean of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, effective July 1.
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Law Review Names Volume 77 Board of Editors

February 4, 2016

The Louisiana Law Review is proud to announce and congratulate the Junior Associates who are selected to the Volume 77 Board of Editors. The Volume 76 Board received excellent candidates, and we thank everyone for applying. Serving on the Board of Editors of the Louisiana Law Review is a singular honor, and we wish the best of luck to the new Board!
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Database Spotlight: ProQuest Statistical Insight

February 1, 2016

ProQuest Statistical Insight provides fast and easy access to statistical information produced by U. S. Federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations. Statistics are available on population, economic conditions, labor, health, education, natural resources and many other topics.  There are approximately 200,000 to 500,00 tables individually indexed to ensure precise search and retrieval. ProQuest Statistical Insight also includes a section on statistics in the news with topics such as firearms, human trafficking, illegal aliens, Medicare spending, national debt, renewable energy, and trade deficit. For access, click the link below. Connection
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