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January 2021

144 LSU Law students earn academic honors for Fall 2020 semester, two graduate

January 15, 2021

Sixty-eight LSU Law students have been awarded the Paul M. Hebert Scholar honor for academic achievement in the Fall 2020 semester and 86 have been selected to be Dean’s Scholars. Two LSU Law students, Ryan Hebert and Brittany Stevens, also completed their degree coursework during the semester and graduated. The Paul M. Hebert Scholar is awarded to the top 10% of LSU Law students earning 12 or more semester hours of credit in courses taken during an individual semester at the Law Center and the Dean’s Scholar is awarded to the top 25% of students who earn at least 12…
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LSU Law to participate in inaugural SEC Law School Preview Days

January 15, 2021

Representatives from the LSU Law Admissions and Career Services offices will participate in the inaugural SEC Law School Preview Days on Tuesday, Jan. 19, to discuss the benefits of earning a law degree with prospective students. SEC Law School Preview Days will take place Jan. 19-21, with representatives of all 12 SEC law schools participating in the free, virtual event. Register to attend. Here’s the full schedule of events: Why Law School? Tuesday, January 19, 2 to 4 p.m. (central) University of Alabama School of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of South Carolina School of Law, LSU…
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MLK Holiday Closure

January 15, 2021

The Law Library will be closed on Monday, January 18 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The Law Library will resume its regular hours on Tuesday, January 19.
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West Study Aids

January 11, 2021

The Law Library is pleased to announce the addition of West Study Aids to our database collection.  This database will provide unlimited online access to hundreds of study aids, treatises, and audio lectures.  The study aids collection enables you to add your own notes and highlights, which are saved to your account. You can also access multiple-choice practice questions. You will need to create a West Academic account.  This is different from your Westlaw account.  
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LSU Law mourns the passing of Professor Bill Crawford

January 10, 2021

The LSU Law family is mourning the passing of William E. “Bill” Crawford, an LSU Law alumnus and professor who taught for 53 years before his retirement on Jan. 1, 2020. Crawford died on Jan. 2, 2021, at the age of 93. “We are simultaneously saddened by the loss of Professor Crawford and deeply honored that he dedicated more than five decades of his incredible life—right up until just one year ago—to advancing LSU Law and helping so many students achieve their dreams,” said LSU Law Interim Dean Lee Ann Lockridge. “We will be forever grateful for Professor Crawford’s countless contributions…
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