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January 2022

Upcoming LSU Law symposia will explore energy transitions, history of Title IX

January 24, 2022

A pair of LSU Law student-edited journals will present their annual symposiums in February, with both virtual events to feature a distinguished panel of speakers from across the country and offer the opportunity to earn CLE credit hours. On Friday, Feb. 4, the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources will discuss the transformation of the global energy sector from traditional processes to new technologies. The “Energy Transitions” symposium will address topics including solar power developments, decarbonization, and regulations on new energy infrastructure and resources. Attendees can earn up to 5.3 CLE credit hours. The symposium will feature renowned scholars…
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Alumni spotlight: Jim Lambert turns to creative writing in retirement, publishes book of short stories

January 21, 2022

Legal writing and creative writing are often on opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to style and substance, and LSU Law alumnus Jim Lambert (’76) believes they even require using different parts of the brain. “Law is very pragmatic while creative writing is not constrained by the facts,” said Lambert. “It’s a whole different process that uses a completely different part of the brain.” Lambert speaks from firsthand experience. After 40 years of practicing trial law, he retired in 2019 and began writing short stories in earnest. Lambert said his turn to creative writing was unexpected, considering his…
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LSU Law awards degrees to 8 graduates in December 2021

January 14, 2022

Eight LSU Law students completed their studies and earned degrees at the conclusion of the Fall 2021 semester. Three of the December 2021 graduates earned a J.D. and a Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law (C.L.), while five graduates earned a Master of Laws (L.L.M.) degree. Here’s the full listing of December 2021 graduates. LOUISIANA Acadia Parish | Duson Hunter Devillier, J.D./C.L. East Baton Rouge Parish | Baton Rouge Justin H. Miller, J.D./C.L. Webster Parish | Heflin Allison M. Powell, J.D./C.L. CHILE Felipe Jorquera Lara, L.L.M. FRANCE Leo Bernard, L.L.M. Yelena Matheus, L.L.M. Marin Ploix, L.L.M. Lila Tahidousti, L.L.M.
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MLK Holiday Closure

January 14, 2022

The Law Library will be closed on Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Law Library will resume its regular hours on Tuesday, January 18.
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Regular Library Hours Resume

January 9, 2022

Welcome back students! The law library has resumed regular spring semester hours. Please check the detailed hours page for further information.
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