January 2017 Your LSU Law Center Online Newsletter www.law.lsu.edu   
Law Review, Pugh Symposium to Tackle Sports and Gaming Law

The Louisiana Law Review, Pugh Institute of Justice and LSU Law present "Blurring Lines: Emerging Trends and Issues in Sports and Gaming Law" on Jan. 27 at LSU Law. Legalized gambling and sports are major contributors to our local, regional and national economies. Both industries also involve complex legal issues. The symposium will explore the important convergence of sports, gaming and the law in our state and country. Free CLE credit is available.

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LSU Law Opens Successions/Title Clearing Clinic

LSU Law has formed a Successions/Title Clearing Clinic to help homeowners affected by the August 2016 flood and who are in need of legal assistance to collect federal recovery money. Starting this semester, LSU Law students will learn how to open, administer and close succession proceedings to obtain clear title to real estate for their clients, who are unable to receive federal relief money without a proper home title.

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LSU Law's Pam Hancock Honored with Outstanding Service Award

LSU Law Center's Pamela Hancock received the 2016 LSU Foundation Staff Outstanding Service Award during a ceremony held Dec. 12. This award recognizes the work and contributions of full-time, non-academic staff employees of the LSU campus. Hancock is the Coordinator of Administrative Activities for LSU Law and oversees critical Law Center programs, including the Trial Advocacy Program, Apprenticeship Week and LSU Law's flood relief efforts during the fall 2016 semester.

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LSU Law Unveils New Website

The LSU Law Center rolled out a new look to its website in January. The new site offers a more user-friendly experience with an uncluttered design, improved navigation and easier access to essential information. The site also has an increased compatibility with today's browsers, tablets and mobile devices. We invite everyone to check it out and let us know your thoughts.

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Thank You For Your Support of LSU Law

Thank you to our Dean's Council members for your generous support in 2016! With your support, we can make LSU Law even better tomorrow than it is today. To join Dean's Council or to renew your membership, go to www.lsufoundation.org/lawdeanscouncil. For more information, contact Mimi Plauche at mimi.plauche@law.lsu.edu or (225) 578-8452.

Scholarship Donor and Student Recipient Reception Set for March 28

Each spring, donors of our named endowed and named annual scholarships are invited to attend a reception to "meet your student." This annual event is a highlight of the year, where students and their benefactors are able to meet and connect with one another. This year's event will be held at The Club at Union Square (Formerly the Faculty Club) on March 28 at 5:30 p.m. We are grateful to all of our scholarship donors.

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Faculty News

LSU Law Professor Keith Hall is part of a research team awarded $1.3M for clean energy research Read More »

Professor Elizabeth Carter's article "Taxation for Virtual Currency" is featured in Bloomberg BNA's Tax Planning International Review Read More »

Professor Ken Levy wrote an editorial for the Times Picayune | Nola.com titled "Joe McKnight, Ronald Gasser, and the law of self-defense in Louisiana" Read More »

Class Notes

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

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