February 2017 Your LSU Law Center Online Newsletter www.law.lsu.edu   
LSU Law Mourns the Passing of Louisiana Legal Giant and Longtime Professor A.N. Yiannopoulos

The LSU Law community is invited to a memorial service to honor and remember Professor A.N. Yiannopoulos, who passed away Feb. 1 at age 88. The service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on LSU's campus.

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LSU Law Celebrates School's First Female African-American Graduates During Black History Month

Bernette Joshua Johnson and Gammiel Berthella Gray became pioneering African-American female LSU Law students in a time when both African-Americans and female students were still rarities at the law school. For the pioneering students as well as fellow LSU classmates, law faculty, administrators and other staff, there were mutual valuable lessons learned during their matriculation.

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NYU Law Professor Arthur Miller to Deliver Rubin Lecture on March 8

Arthur R. Miller – one of the nation's most distinguished legal scholars in the areas of civil litigation, copyright, unfair competition and privacy – will present the Judge Alvin B. and Janice G. Rubin Visiting Professor of Law Lecture on March 8 at the LSU Law Center.

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LSU Places Second Overall in National Criminal Law Competition

LSU Law's Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition "Purple" team was named the Best Defense Team, National Finalists and Second Place overall on Feb. 12 at the national competition in Fairfax, Va. Also in the competition, LSU Law's "Gold" team placed as National Quarterfinalists and a Top-8 team overall.

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LSU Law News

LSU Law students and young alumni are invited to Brews and Barristers on March 14 at Tin Roof Brewery Read More »

Tax moot court team places in top 4 of national competition Read More »

Mark Boudreaux joins LSU Energy Law Center as special advisor Read More »

Upcoming Events at LSU Law

LSU Law will host the U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Series College Program on March 22 in the McKernan Auditorium Read More »

Vanderbilt University Law Professor Jim Rossi will deliver the annual Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law Lecture on March 23 at LSU Law Read More »

Reunion Days for the LSU Law Classes of 1977, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2007, and 2012 is tentatively set for Sept. 29-30. Contact Missi Lightfoot (missi.lightfoot@law.lsu.edu) if you'd like to serve on your reunion committee Read More »

Faculty News

Professor Philip Hackney co-authored an article for The Conversation with the Ohio State University's Brian Mittendorf titled "Trump's vow to 'destroy' Johnson Amendment could wreak havoc on charitable world" Read More »

Professor Maggie Thomas' article "Parens Patriae and the States' Historic Police Powers" was published in the Fall 2016 volume of the SMU Law Review Read More »

Professor Christine Corcos gave a talk on the history and meaning of the movie "Anatomy of a Murder" at the AALS 2017 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, as part of the AALS Law and Film series Read More »

Class Notes

Find out about the latest news and accomplishments of your classmates!

View the February 2017 Class Notes.

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