Category Archives: Clinics & Externships

LSU Law Clinic Open House: Monday, February 23

As part of the ongoing application period for LSU Law students who are interested in taking a Clinic in the Fall 2015 semester, students are invited to an Open House on Monday, February 23, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on the first floor of the old law building. Come and tour the LSU Law Clinic space and speak with professors and graduates of the program who are now practicing in the Baton Rouge area.

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Prosecution Clinic Students Sworn in as Special Assistant District Attorneys

East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore recently administered the “oath of office” to the newest participants of the LSU Law Prosecution Clinic. Brad Canmer, Kiara Gradney, Alexandra Porubsky, Mary Tate, Deana Candler Wallace, Matthew Kelley and Joseph LeBeau will serve as Special Assistant District Attorneys for the 2015 spring semester. The Law Clinic […]

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Parole Assistance and Reentry Clinic Students Obtain Early Release for Clients

LSU Law students in the Parole Assistance & Reentry Clinic successfully obtained early release for the clients they represent before the Louisiana Board of Pardons, Committee on Parole. Registration in this clinic for spring 2015 is now open for 3L’s.

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Civil Mediation Clinic Provides Opportunities to Develop Dispute Resolution and Negotiation Techniques

The Civil Mediation Clinic (CMC) is an intensive program that trains second and third year law students in dispute resolution techniques and negotiation theory in order for them to mediate live cases for members of the public. During the semester, the students must devote 150 hours of their time in class sessions, discussions, exercises, writing […]

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Clinics & Externship Opportunities: Spring 2015 Notice to all 2L’s and 3L’s

SPRING SEMESTER – 2015 3L’s register October 13th and 2L’s register October 14th Please note that the Clinics and Externships WILL NOT be requiring student applications for the Spring 2015 semester. Instead you will register for the Clinic or Externship of your choice when you register for other classes. So, we encourage you to register […]

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LSU Law Clinic to Offer Legal Services to Sexual Assault Survivors

A new collaborative effort between the LSU Law Center and the Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response (STAR) organization will establish a new law clinic focused on civil needs of sexual assault survivors. The grant to the LSU Law Center was announced on October 6, and the new program will assist survivors in the Capital Region.

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Hope and Transformation: Insight Into Life at Angola

Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola Warden Burl Cain will present, “Hope and Transformation: Insight Into Life at Angola,” on Monday, March 31 at 12:40 p.m. in Room 106 at the LSU Law Center. The program is co-sponsored by the LSU Law Center’s Parole and Reentry Clinic and the LSU Sociology Department.

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New Parole and Reentry Clinic Off to a Good Start

Eight eager LSU Law students are taking part this semester in the new Parole and Reentry Clinic at the LSU Law Center. Law student representatives, working under a supervising attorney, are representing clients from the Louisiana State Penitentiary, Dixon Correctional, the Barracks, Hunt Correctional, and the Louisiana Correctional Institution for Women before the Louisiana Board of Pardon and Parole. The Parole and Reentry Clinic will be offered in fall 2014 and openings are available.

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Conference to Address Crisis in Immigration Representation in Louisiana

On Friday, March 28, LSU Law Center will co-sponsor, along with the Louisiana State Bar Association, Human Rights First and Loyola University College of Law, Left Out in Louisiana: Addressing the Crisis in Immigration Representation.The conference has been approved for 6.5 hours of CLE for all attorneys attending. Online pre-registration is required.

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LSU Family Law Clinic Benefits Students and the Community

Third-year LSU Law student Porche Saulsberry “wanted to get out of the classroom and into the courtroom.” She found the perfect fit as a student in the Family Law Clinic where students represent indigent victims of domestic violence in protective order and other family law proceedings. The Family Law Clinic, one of six clinics in the LSU Law Clinical Program, provides students, under close faculty supervision, the opportunity to represent actual clients with real legal issues before various courts and administrative agencies.

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