LSU Law Center Public Forum to Address Pending Supreme Court Case

The LSU Law Center’s Public Interest Law Society (PILS) and the Jean and George Pugh Institute for Justice will host a public forum on Wednesday, April 2 to discuss Louisiana v Kennedy, a Supreme Court case scheduled for hearing the week of April 14, 2008.

The case relates to whether capital punishment can be imposed for rape of a child.

The forum will be conducted by Jelpi Picou, Director of the Capital Appeals Project, and LSU Law Professor Paul Baier.

The event will be held on Wednesday, April 2 at 12:40 p.m. in Room 108 of the LSU Law Center.

For more information, contact Jared Barras at email:, or Karen Soniat, or 225/578-8645.

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