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May 2020

Video: LSU Law faculty congratulates Class of 2020 graduates

May 21, 2020

To celebrate Class of 2020 graduates, LSU Law faculty recently recorded video messages to share their congratulations, advice and memories.
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91% of LSU Law Class of 2019 were employed within 10 months of graduation

May 14, 2020

The latest employment and salary figures from the American Bar Association show that 91% of the 173 LSU Law 2019 graduates were employed within 10 months of their graduation last May. Among them, 88% of last year’s graduates were employed in positions for which bar passage was required, and 7% were employed in positions for which a J.D. was an advantage. The majority found employment in private practice—64%—while 11% landed judicial clerkships; 11% were working in business and industry; 3% got public interest positions; and 1% found academic work. Across all sectors, the average annual starting salary for 2019 graduates…
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LSU Law space law moot court team advances to North American quarterfinals

May 11, 2020

The LSU Law team competing in the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition has advanced to the quarterfinals of the North American portion of the international competition. The team—which consists of LSU Law students Mary Gentry, Sean McAuliffe and Morgan Sharp—will now compete against seven other teams online in late May, with the winner to represent North America in the World Finals in October. The students were supposed to compete in Washington, D.C., in late March, but the rounds were canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The competition instead graded all of the teams’ written briefs, which had been…
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