August 25, 2013

LSU Law PUB Open

The LSU Law PUB, location for purchase of course materials, will be open Thursday, August 15, 2013 РTuesday, August 27, 2013.  Times of operation are 9 am-noon, and 1 pm-3 pm, Monday РFriday.  The PUB is closed on the weekends and on holidays.

Please visit the PUB in Room 302.

Contact: Myriam Escobar at 225/578-8279 or 225/578-4704; myriam.escobar@law.lsu.edu.

Start: August 15, 2013 9:00 am
End: August 27, 2013 3:00 pm

Trial Advocacy Skills Boot Camp and Workshop

The Trial Advocacy Board will hold an intensive skills training workshop for all interested 2Ls and 3Ls on Sunday, August 25 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm at the Law Center.   This workshop will be taught by Trial Advocacy Board members as well as the attorney coaches of the Law Center’s external teams, and will provide students with a foundation in trial techniques, including opening statements, closing arguments, direct and cross examinations, common objections, and more.  The workshop is intended for students who plan to participate in the 2013 Opening Statement Competition, the 2013 Ira S. Flory Mock Trial Competitions, the Arbitration Competition, and/or those who plan to try out for trial advocacy external teams.

The Board will be utilizing last year’s fall Flory case file,¬†State v. Johnny Spencer, for the workshop. ¬†Participants are encouraged to skim the case file in advance of the workshop.

Students with questions about the workshop can email the Trial Advocacy Board at trialadvocacy@law.lsu.edu or Professor Brooks at jeff.brooks@law.lsu.edu.

Start: August 25, 2013 1:00 pm
End: August 25, 2013 5:00 pm

Welcome Back Mixer and Dodge Ball Tournament

This is the annual welcome back event for returning and new students sponsored by the Student Bar Association. Students are invited to come and socialize with their new and returning classmates. In the past this event has been held at the Faculty Club and the Mini Farm and featured catering and appetizer/dessert contests. The venue for this year’s event will be the LSU Mini Farm. Beginning at 5:30pm attendees will have the option to face off against their classmates and colleagues in dodgeball games, sample student-made appetizers and desserts, or simply fellowship and socialize with other new and returning students of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center while enjoying food and refreshments.

Start: August 25, 2013 5:30 pm
End: August 25, 2013 7:30 pm
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