February 2018 Your LSU Law Center Online Newsletter www.law.lsu.edu   
LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources host energy symposium

The LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources will host a symposium on Disruptive Technologies on Feb. 23 in the McKernan Auditorium. This Symposium discussion will center around technologies that have changed the normal course of operations in the Energy Sector, including solar energy, wind energy, fracking, and autonomous vehicles.

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2018 Distinguished Alumni Celebration March 2 at Loews Hotel in New Orleans – Limited Tickets and Tables Still Available

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center will honor its Distinguished Alumni at a ceremony March 2, 2018, at the Loews Hotel in New Orleans. Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson and Judge John deGravelles will be honored as the 2018 Distinguished Alumna/us of the Year. Jane Politz Brandt, James A. Brown, Thomas M. Hayes III, and Harry J. "Skip" Philips, Jr. have been named the Distinguished Achievement honorees. Get your table or tickets now. Registration is still open for the event, but few tickets and only four tables are still available.

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Barrister's Bowl XIV Kicks Off on Saturday at Memorial Stadium

The Purple and Gold are set to square off again on Saturday, February 24, at 12:30 p.m. for Barrister's Bowl XIV. The game will be played at Memorial Stadium in Baton Rouge, and proceeds from this year's game will be donated to Geaux Teal, a local ovarian cancer prevention, research, and patient services organization. Admission to the game is a minimum donation of $5, CASH ONLY, and can only be purchased at the stadium the day of the game.

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Colorado Professor Bruce Kramer to Deliver Liskow & Lewis Lecture

The annual Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professor Lecture will be held March 14 in the LSU Law Courtroom. University of Colorado Professor Bruce Kramer will give a presentation on The Law of Zoning and Oil and Gas Operations that will include a discussion of the recent Louisiana appellate decision in St. Tammany Parish Gov't v. Welsh, while putting the case in a nation-wide perspective.

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LSU Law News

Students receive academic honors for Fall 2017 SemesterRead More »

LSU Parole & Reentry Clinic receives investment from Huey and Angelina Wilson FoundationRead More »

Upcoming Events

Feb. 21: Advocacy Programs Workshop Series: Civil Litigation Skills – Read More »

Feb. 23: "The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America" Book Club – Read More »

Feb. 24: Barrister's Bowl XIV – Read More »

March 15 and 16: 65th Mineral Law Institute – Read More »

March 27: Student/Donor Scholarship Reception – Read More »

Faculty News

Professor Philip Hackney spoke to WRKF's Jim Engster about the new tax law's impact on non-profit organizations – Read More »

Professor Robert Lancaster was a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Grenoble-Alpes Law School in Grenoble, France, for the Spring 2018 semester.

Professor Christina Sautter was elected Chair of the Transactional Law & Skills Section of The Association of American Law Schools for 2018.

Professor Paul Baier is cited by The Advocate for its article "How far do free speech rights go in Baton Rouge meetings? Vermilion parish outcry raises question." – Read More »

Professor Elizabeth Carter is cited by Bloomberg Law for its article "Should Bitcoin Investors Become 'Traders' for Tax Purposes?" – Read More »

Class Notes

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

View the February 2018 Class Notes.

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