The latest news from the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center


January 2019


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LSU Law signs partnership with Centenary College to create pathway for expedited admissions process for Centenary students


The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center signed a memorandum of understanding with Centenary College to create a partnership that will provide Centenary students who meet LSU Law admission requirements and who are interested in public interest careers an opportunity for an expedited admissions review and notification process.


“This public/private partnership also links an institution located in South Louisiana — the LSU Law Center— with one in North Louisiana — Centenary College. Both schools have great traditions and bright futures,” LSU Law Dean Tom Galligan said. “At the Law Center we have had many wonderful students from Centenary over the years. We hope with this agreement that the number will grow.”




Help us celebrate a decade of learning through practice on Jan. 31

The LSU Law Clinic held its first class in the 2008-09 academic year before officially opening its doors with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Aug. 21, 2009. This year, the Clinic celebrates its 10th anniversary and marks a decade of legal learning through practice. Join LSU Law on Jan. 31 for a celebration of the Law Clinic's 10th anniversary.


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LSU and LSU Law veterans group recognized as Chapter of the Year

During Student Veterans of America, or SVA, annual national conference, Student Veterans of LSU, which included a contingent of LSU Law students, was recognized as the organization’s chapter of the year.


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Join us for the Louisiana Law Review symposium on criminal justice reform

The Louisiana Law Review will host its annual symposium Feb. 1 in the LSU Law McKernan Auditorium. The focus of this year's symposium will address criminal justice reform in general and the influence that legal pedagogy can have on the reform of the criminal justice system.


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JELR to host symposium on decommissioning topics

The LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources presents a symposium titled "Decommissioning: From Shore to Offshore" with topics including decommissioning obligations, comparison of decommissioning laws, increasing bonding requirements and financial assurances, and the environmental concerns of rigs to reefs. The symposium will be held Feb. 15 in the LSU Law McKernan Auditorium. 


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LSU Law mourns the passing of alum and former faculty member David Robertson


The LSU Law Center is saddened to report the death of LSU Law alum and former faculty member Professor David W. Robertson. He graduated The Order of the Coif in 1961 and joined the LSU Law faculty in 1962-63. In his early years on faculty, Robertson served as an adviser to the moot court program and also inaugurated a program of written critiques of students’ preliminary briefs. He later joined the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin Law School, where he had a distinguished 50-year career.



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Photos of the 5 alumni honored as Distinguished Alumni


The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center will honor five of its Distinguished Alumni at a ceremony March 22 at the InterContinental New Orleans. S. Gene Fendler and Frank L. Maraist will be recognized as Distinguished Alumni of the Year, and Timothy F. Daniels, Christine Lipsey, and John T. Nesser III will receive Distinguished Achievement awards.


For ticket or sponsorship information, call 225-578-8343 or email Tickets and tables for the event may also be purchased online.






Feb. 9: PILS Pause for a Cause




Feb. 23: Barrister's Bowl






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Professor Christina Sautter co-authored "Mergers and Acquisitions Law", a hornbook published by West Academic Publishing.


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Professor Bill Corbett is quoted by The Times Picayune | for its article “‘Pay secrecy’ policies at work should be banned, John Bel Edwards says.”




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