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LSU Law Center Honors 2012 Distinguished Alumnus and Distinguished Achievement Honorees at Awards Brunch
The LSU Law Center honored W. Henson Moore III as the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and the Honorable Elizabeth Foote, Honorable Bonnie Foster Jackson, C. Kris Kirkpatrick, William Morrison Meyers and R. Patrick Vance for Distinguished Achievement at an awards brunch on Saturday, October 20 at Nottoway Plantation in White Castle, Louisiana.
Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! Two LSU Law alumni are set to argue before the Supreme Court of the United States in November. “We are not ‘high building lawyers,’” said Attorney Patricia Gilley. Mrs. Gilley describes her firm as a “Mom and Pop” shop. She and her husband of forty years, Harold Gilley, graduated from LSU Law [...]
Join us on Saturday, September 29 from 2:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. on the front steps of the Old Law Building for our traditional Hats-n-Canes Ceremony and an All-Alumni Tailgate. Free to graduating seniors, their family members, and LSU Law Alumni.
The Louisiana Board of Regents granted formal approval of LSU Law’s Energy Law Center, the first such center in Louisiana and one of a handful operating in law schools nationwide, at their August meeting. The Center will prepare lawyers for the full range of 21st century practice in the complex world of energy law.
The LSU Law Center welcomed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Michelle Shamblin Stratton, the Law Center’s first-ever U.S. Supreme Court Clerk, to the campus on September 6 and 7 for two busy days of educational events.
The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center has been ranked the #3 Best Value Law School in the nation by the National Jurist, a legal education publication. The 2012 rankings move the Law Center up three spots from last year’s Best Value rank of #6.
Speaking to the LSU Board of Supervisors at its July meeting last Friday, Chancellor Jack Weiss urged the Board to provide state funding for the Law Center at a level comparable to the most favorable funding provided to other LSU System campuses.
Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced that W. Henson Moore III will be honored as the 2012 LSU Law Center Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and the Honorable Elizabeth Foote, Honorable Bonnie Foster Jackson, C. Kris Kirkpatrick, William Morrison Meyers and R. Patrick Vance will be honored for Distinguished Achievement at an awards brunch on Saturday, October 20 at Nottoway Plantation in White Castle, Louisiana.
The LSU Law Center ranks 11th in the nation in the percentage of 2011 graduates employed in full-time, long-term legal jobs within 9 months of graduation, according to an analysis published earlier today by the Wall Street Journal. Some 81.25% of the graduates of the LSU Law Class of 2011 were employed in a full-time, long-term job requiring a legal degree.
The video of Commencement is available below in its entirety as well as in segments:
- Remarks from Commencement Speaker, Senator J. Bennett Johnston (35:38)
- Chancellor Weiss’s Farewell Remarks to Graduating Class (9:01)
- Distinguished Service Awards (10:18)
- Conferring of Degrees (44:01)
- Remarks from LSU System Interim President, Dr. William Jenkins (8:32)
- Entire 2012 Commencement Video (2:21:47)