Faculty Activities

PROFESSOR JOHN BAKER was a featured guest on the Abrams Report carried on MSNBC this past fall. He addressed the negligent homicide charges brought against New Orleans nursing home operators following the hurricanes.

PROFESSOR STUART GREEN was recently appointed to the editorial board of the journal, Criminal Law and Philosophy (Springer Publisher). He was an invited speaker at the University of Michigan Law School, Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, and Notre Dame Law School. Green has been quoted in USA Today, Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, and Slate Magazine in recent months.

PROFESSOR KATHERINE SPAHT published a book titled, Louisiana Matrimonial Regimes, Cases and Materials, (2005, 2006), numerous articles and two book chapters, The Current Crisis in Marriage Law: The Origins and Its Impact, in The Meaning of Marriage: Family, State, Market and Morals published by Spence Pub. and The Modern American Covenant Marriage Movement: Its Origins and Its Future, in Covenant Marriage in Comparative Perspective, John Wittte, Jr., Ed., Wm. B. Eerdman Pub. Co.

PROFESSOR CATHERINE A. ROGERS is an invited member of the Academic Council, Institute for Transnational Arbitration and an invited member of the Advisory Board of the new Penn State Center for Arbitration Law and Practice. She has made several presentations at workshops and symposia at the University of Kansas Law School, Villanova Law School, Loyola Law School of California, and Vanderbilt International Law Roundtable.

PROFESSOR PAUL BAIER moved admission of 18 LSU law graduates at the October swearing in ceremony before the U.S. Supreme Court. His Act IV play, By the Light of Reason: Edward Douglass White and the Constitution, was published in the Loyola Journal of Public Interest Law 1. He was recently quoted in The Advocate, Daily Reveille, and Daily Advertiser of Lafayette regarding nominations for Supreme Court Justices.

PROFESSOR ED RICHARDS, director of the LSU Law Center’s program in law, science, and public health, was featured in a November Baton Rouge Business Report. The article featured commentary on the LSU medical education program and plans following the hurricanes.