Professor Keith Hall was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation.
Interim President Tom Galligan’s article, "There Are More Things to Punitive Damages in Admiralty Than the 1:1 Ratio Set Forth in Exxon’s Legal Philosophy," will be published in the Louisiana Law Review. In November, Galligan will present to the Federal Bar Association-Lafayette/Acadiana Chapter as part of the Davis Lecture Series honoring Judge W. Eugene Davis of the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. His topic is “[E]ven the [S]lightest: Causation in FELA and Jones Act Cases," and the lecture will be published as an article in the Charleston Law Review.
Professor Margaret Thomas has been selected by ABA’s Standing Committee on Specialization, which accredits specialty certification programs for lawyers, to review and comment on the National Board of Trial Advocacy’s Complex Litigation specialization examination. As an examination reviewer, Thomas will review the questions developed for the national Complex Litigation specialization attorney examination for accuracy and clarity.
Professor Ken Levy is quoted by The Advocate in an article about East Baton Rouge Metro Councilwoman Chauna Banks' renewed effort to persuade the rest of the council to approve of a $5 million settlement for Alton Sterling's children.
Professor Christina Sautter’s article, Delaware as Deal Arbiter, was published in the Washington & Lee Law Review. The article examines the Delaware courts’ role as a norm setter in Mergers and Acquisitions transactions.