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July 2018

LSU Law-Lyon Jean Moulin renew accord

July 18, 2018

While visiting with the LSU Law Summer in Lyon Program, Dean Tom Galligan met with the Lyon Dean Hervé de Gaudemar to sign the renewal of the Accord with University Jean Moulin, which has been in place since 2003. The two schools have worked together for 15 years, allowing over the years hundreds of LSU Law students to participate in the summer program. The number of LSU Law students visiting for a longer period (semester abroad) keeps growing, some coming back to earn the Lyon LL.M. in European and International Business Law (in English). A number of LSU faculty, judges,…
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Faculty Q&A with Melissa Lonegrass

July 11, 2018

Hailing from Birmingham, Ala., Melissa Lonegrass joined the LSU Law faculty in 2008 and has been a leader in the teaching of civil law and the Law Center’s Academic Tutoring Program. Why did you choose to study law in college? In college I learned quickly that what I enjoy doing most is not necessarily tied to any particular discipline. I loved just about every subject that I studied in college. Whatever the discipline, I enjoyed the process of learning the basics, identifying unanswered questions, reading and thinking critically, and most of all, writing. In law, I recognized a profession that…
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Journal of Energy Law and Resources announces Volume VII Junior Associates

July 10, 2018

The Journal of Energy Law and Resources Board of Editors is proud to announce and would like to congratulate its incoming Junior Associate class for Volume VII. "The Journal received many excellent papers during the Write-On Competition and appreciates everyone’s hard work. The following Junior Associates’ work stood out in particular and promise to be great additions to the Journal," the Journal of Energy Law and Resources said in a release. JELR Volume VII Junior Associates Katelyn Bayhi Nicole Bell Elise Benezech Daniel Bosch Miguel Robles Cole Jacob Cunningham Hayley Franklin Scott Johnson Roya Khosravi Lyle Manion Laura Marcantel Jared Matte Austin…
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Louisiana Law Review announces Volume 79 Junior Associates

July 9, 2018

The Editorial Board of Volume 79 of the Louisiana Law Review is proud to announce and congratulate those students who have been accepted as Junior Associates for Volume 79. "We received many excellent applications this year, and we would like to thank all of the students that applied. The following new Junior Associates have demonstrated great talent, and we look forward to working with them this upcoming year. Please join us in congratulating them on their efforts," the Louisiana Law Review said in a release. Volume 79 Junior Associates Taylor Ashworth Luis Balart William Bell Monica Bergeron Sam Boyer Edward Brummal Bethany Bunge Hannah Catchings Sophie Diloreto…
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Extended Library Hours

July 9, 2018

Beginning Monday, July 9 through Thursday, July 26, the Law Library will be open until midnight each night for the exam period.  Best of luck students on your upcoming exams!
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Extended Library Hours

July 6, 2018

Beginning Monday, July 9 through Thursday, July 26, the Law Library will be open until midnight each night for the exam period.  Best of luck students on your upcoming exams!
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July 4th Holiday

July 2, 2018

The law library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th.  We will resume our regular hours on Thursday, July 5th.
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LSU Law 2018 graduate Alex Morgan honored with CLEA Outstanding Clinical Student Award

July 2, 2018

LSU Law Class of 2018 graduate Alexandra Morgan recently was named the recipient of the Clinical Legal Education Association Outstanding Student Award for her work in the Immigration Clinic, Parole Assistance and Reentry Clinic, andJuvenile Defense Clinic. While in the Immigration Clinic, Morgan, a native of Shreveport, La., prepared initial asylum applications for two clients and completed a complex supplemental filing, including a brief and index of supporting documents and country conditions evidence for a third client. Morgan went on to represent that client before the New Orleans Asylum Office. "In addition to her own client work, when other students…
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