October 2017 Your LSU Law Center Online Newsletter www.law.lsu.edu   
McGill University Professor Rosalie Jukier to deliver Tucker Lecture

McGill University Professor Rosalie Jukier will present the 40th John H. Tucker, Jr. Lecture in Civil Law at 6 p.m. Oct. 19 in the McKernan Auditorium. The Tucker Lecture, originally scheduled for Oct. 10, was postponed due to travel issues resulting from Hurricane Nate. Jukier’s lecture is titled "From La Beauce to Le Bayou: A Transystemic Voyage," and she will showcase the unique way of teaching and thinking about law that has defined the program of legal education, and our imaginations as legal scholars.

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Galligan Toasts 3L Class During Hats 'n Canes Celebration

On Sept. 30, LSU Law's Class of 2018 gathered on the front steps of the Old Law Building for the annual Hats 'n Canes celebration. Dean Tom Galligan delivered the Hats 'n Canes toast, and students, families and alumni were treated to a tailgate before the LSU vs. Troy football game.

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LSU Law Welcomes Back Alumni at 2017 Reunion Days

LSU Law alumni from the classes of 1977, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2007 and 2012 returned to their alma mater for the LSU Law Reunion Weekend on Sept. 29 and 30. A reception was held at the Hilton Capitol Center on Friday evening, and graduates attended the annual all-alumni tailgate party at the Law Center on Saturday.

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Robbins, Coleman Win Fall 2017 Flory Trial Competition

LSU Law students Tyler Robbins and Chaz Coleman won the Fall 2017 Ira S. Flory Mock Trial Competition on Oct. 5 at LSU Law. Robbins and Coleman successfully defended their client in the case judged by United States Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles, III, US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana; Lindsay Blouin, Deputy Chief Defender, East Baton Rouge Office of the Public Defender; and Colin Clark, Deputy Solicitor General and Chief of Criminal Appeals, Louisiana Attorney General's Office. Justin DiCharia and Emily Parish finished runners-up in the 20-team competition.

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LSU Law News

Two LSU Law Center graduates nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth CircuitRead More »

Last chance to donate to the Cheney C. Joseph Classroom CampaignDonate »

Save the date for the 2018 LSU Law Distinguished Alumnus celebration on March 2, 2018. More information coming soon.

Faculty News

Professor Elizabeth Carter presented "Rethinking Premarital Agreements: A Collaborative Approach" to the West Virginia University College of Law faculty on Oct. 2 in Morgantown, W.V.

Professor Philip Hackney's article "Charity galas can waste money. And the IRS doesn't always notice when they do" was published by the Washington Post – Read More »

Professor John Devlin was interviewed by WBRZ for its story "Iberville Parish set to discuss new law protecting American flag" – Read More »

Professor Christine Corcos presented a paper, "I Am the Master": Some Popular Culture Images of AI In Humanity's Legal Regime, at "Rise of the Automatons," the Savannah Law School Annual Colloquium, Sept. 14-17, 2017, in Savannah, Ga.

Class Notes

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