Monthly Archives: June 2008

Increase in Law Center Tuition Approved by Legislature

The Louisiana Legislature has approved a three-year, phased-in tuition increase for the LSU Law Center, effective Fall 2008. HB 1145 has been sent to the governor for signature. “We are never happy to increase tuition. Nevertheless, the Law Center is and will remain an excellent value to its students,” said Chancellor Jack Weiss while commenting […]

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Duplechain Joins Communications/External Relations Office

Joshua Duplechain has joined the Office of Communications and External Relations as Communications Coordinator. Duplechain will be responsible for news reporting, writing, and publication of the E on the Move newsletter. He is the former web editor in the Creative Services Department of LSU Public Affairs and a former news editor in the LSU Department […]

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Proposal for Concurrent Master of Mass Communication and J.D. Degrees Pending with Regents

The LSU Law Center and the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication have proposed a concurrent degree program through which students can receive a Juris Doctor (J.D.) and a Master of Communication (MMC) degree. The program is under review by the Louisiana Board of Regents. Students will be required to spend approximately four years in […]

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Bruno Named Acting Associate Director of Clinical Legal Education for Externships

Todd Bruno has been named acting associate director of Clinical Legal Education for Externship Programs. As acting associate director, Bruno will assist with planning and implementing the Law Center’s expanded offering of externship programs during the 2008-09 academic year.  Professor Bruno joined the Law Center as assistant professor in Fall 2001. He has taught legal […]

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Clinical Legal Education Program Funded in 2008 Regular Legislative Session

The Louisiana Legislature has approved, as part of the overall state budget, an appropriation of $471,600 to support the expansion of the LSU Law Center’s Clinical Legal Education Program. The clinical program will offer students the opportunity to represent live clients in dealings with actual court cases and other legal problems. It also will offer […]

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’76 Law Center Graduate Frank Neuner Named 2008 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

In the days, weeks, and months following Hurricane Katrina, there were many concerns at the top of people’s minds. The welfare of the Louisiana legal system, however, was probably not one of the concerns keeping people awake at night. Yet Katrina’s reach did extend that far, displacing lawyers and affecting those who needed legal aid […]

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LSU Law Center professor named to International Continental Law Council, one of 12 foreign appointees in the world

LSU Law Professor Alain A. Levasseur has been appointed as one of 12 foreign members—each one coming from a different civil law jurisdiction—to the Scientific Council of the Fondation pour le droit Continental, or Foundation for Continental Law. The Council—also made up of 10 French members who include professors, notaries, judges, bankers and corporate officers—is […]

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Lake Charles Natives Pledge $500,000 to Forever LSU Campaign

(photo courtesy of LSU Public Affairs) Lake Charles natives Oliver “Rick” Richard and his wife, Donna, have pledged $500,000 to the Forever LSU campaign from their foundation, the Rick and Donna Guzman Richard Charitable Foundation. The gift supports the A Tradition of Excellence campaign underway at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, and also […]

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