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Mark your calendars for three upcoming virtual symposia, one guest lecture

Three of LSU Law’s student-edited legal journals will host virtual symposia in the coming months, and the Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law will also be held online. The events will feature engaging topics with renowned scholars, attorneys, and LSU Law faculty, while also providing excellent opportunities to earn CLE credit hours.

The first symposium on the calendar will take place on Friday, Feb. 5, when the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources will discuss the future of carbon capture and sequestration laws, as well as regulations as they relate to mineral extraction and environmental litigation. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and can count for 5.5 CLE credit hours. Get complete details and register to attend.

On Friday, March 5, Louisiana Law Review will present its symposium titled “The Impact of the 15th and 19th Amendments on the 2020 Presidential Election: Voter Accessibility’s Battle Against Voter Suppression.” Complete details and CLE credit hours available, as well as registration, will be available on the LSU Law website in the coming weeks.

Additionally, the LSU Law Journal for Social Justice & Policy will host its inaugural symposium on Friday, March 19. The topic will be “Fighting White Supremacy in the 21st Century,” and CLE details and registration will also be forthcoming and available on the LSU Law website.

On Thursday, March 25, the LSU Law John P. Laborde Energy Law Center will present the 2021 Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professor in Energy Law Lecture, featuring James Van Nostrand of the West Virginia University College of Law. Professor Van Nostrand’s topic will be “The Impact of the Clean Energy Revolution on the Prospects for the Fossil Fuel Industry: Go Green or Go Home?” The lecture will take place at 5 p.m. (CST) and those attending can earn one CLE credit hour. Register to attend.

Professor Van Nostrand serves as the Director of the Center for Energy and Sustainable Development at West Virginia University College of Law, and was previously with the Pace Law School, where he served as Executive Director of the Pace Energy and Climate Center. Prior to his career in academia, he was in private practice for 22 years, representing energy clients in state regulatory proceedings in eight states, including proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.