Category Archives: Alumni

LSU Law Center Awards Degrees at 2013 Commencement Ceremonies

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center awarded degrees to 213 students during Commencement ceremonies held May 31, 2013, at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson (’69) delivered the keynote address to the graduates.

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LSU Law Center to Hold Graduation Friday, May 31

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center will hold commencement exercises Friday, May 31 at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU campus. Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, LSU Law ’69, will serve as the commencement speaker.

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LSU Law Ranked #10 for “Real Lawyers”

LSU Law made the Top 10 list for “real lawyers” based on an analysis of the employment data in the 2014 U.S. News and World Report law school ranking.

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Chancellor’s Council Dinner Salutes Armed Forces Veterans

The alumni of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center have a long tradition of service to our country.  At this year’s Chancellor Council Dinner, held on March 9 at the LSU Union Ballroom, the Law Center paid tribute to decades of Law Center graduates who have valiantly and faithfully served our nation. A highlight […]

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Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, LSU Law Class of 1969, to serve as 2013 LSU Law Commencement Speaker

Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, LSU Law ’69, will return to her alma mater to deliver the Commencement address at the LSU Law Center’s 2013 commencement ceremonies, Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced. The commencement ceremonies will be held on Friday, May 31, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU campus.

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Louisiana Supreme Court Celebrates 200 Years of Service

The Louisiana Supreme Court celebrated 200 years of service as Louisiana’s highest court on March 1, 2013. The ceremonies took place in the Louisiana Supreme Court courtroom, which was decorated to recreate the 1930 centennial celebration. LSU Law graduate and Louisiana Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne (’79) served as ceremony emcee. LSU Law Professor Randy Trahan […]

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LSU Law Climbs Three Spots to #76 in 2014 U.S. News Law School Rankings

The LSU Law Center has again climbed upward in the latest national rankings of law schools, moving up three spots to #76 in the 2014 U.S. News rankings.

The #76 ranking is the second highest in LSU Law history, bested only by the school’s ranking of #75 in 2010. The U.S. News ranking of top law schools is a closely watched list among the nation’s public and private law schools.

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LSU Law Graduate Bernette J. Johnson Sworn in as Chief Justice of Louisiana Supreme Court

Ceremonies marking the historic investiture of Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, a 1969 graduate of the LSU Law Center, were held on Thursday, February 28. Chief Justice Johnson is the first African American Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and the 25th Chief Justice to serve in the role.

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Multidistrict Litigation Focus of Louisiana Law Review’s Annual Symposium

The Louisiana Law Review’s 2013 symposium, Eastern District of Louisiana: The Nation’s MDL Laboratory, will be held Friday, March 22, 2013, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Click here for the brochure and registration information.

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60th Annual Mineral Law Institute to be held March 14-15

The 60th annual Mineral Law Institute will be held March 14 and 15 in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center.

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