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April 2008

CNN Commentator and Author Jeffrey Toobin to Speak at LSU Law Center
April 24, 2008

Jeffrey Toobin, CNN legal analyst and author, will discuss the inner workings of the U.S. Supreme Court and the impact a new presidency will have on its future on Friday, May 2 from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center.

The event will be held in the Student Lounge and is open to the entire LSU community and the public. The conversation with Toobin will be moderated by Law Chancellor Jack Weiss.

Toobin's latest book, THE NINE - Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court, will be the focus for the question and answer session. His book offers insights into the most important and secret legal body in our country, the U.S. Supreme Court. Based on exclusive interviews with the justices themselves, The Nine tells the story of the Court through the personalities of the nine justices. His stories reveal the complex dynamic among the justices who decide the law of the land.

Toobin defines this time leading up to the 2008 presidential elections as the moment of transition for...

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LSU Law Wins National and International Honors at Moot Court and Trial Advocacy Competitions
April 4, 2008

LSU Law students traveled around the world this Spring semester representing the Law Center at Moot Court, Trial Advocacy, and Arbitration Competitions in cities such as New York, Houston, and Vienna, Austria. In all, students participated in 15 competitions receiving honors and recognition in virtually all of them.

Most notably, students won two National Championships in Moot Court Appellate Competitions.

Students Erin Bray, David Conachen, and Adam Savoie won First Place at the National Tax Moot Court Competition. More Details.

Students Waukeshia Jackson and Jamal Suleiman won First Place in the Best Brief Category at the National Black Law Students' Association Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition. More Details.

LSU Law students also performed exceptionally well in two arbitration competitions.

At the Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot held in Vienna, Austria, the LSU Law Center competed against...

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