Category Archives: Clinics & Externships

Students Make Chancellor’s List for Fall 2011

Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced the names of students who have earned academic honors for Fall 2011. The students were named to the Chancellor’s List at the LSU Law Center. Students with 13 or more hours earned and a semester grade point average of 80 or 3.2 or better receive the honor. Notation of […]

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Two LSU Law Center Faculty Members Appointed Law School Deans

The LSU Law Center is proud to announce that two Law Center faculty members, Vice Chancellor Christopher Pietruszkiewicz and Professor Lucy McGough, have recently been named law school deans. Vice Chancellor Christopher Pietruszkiewicz has been named the new dean of Stetson University College of Law in Tampa Bay, Florida.  Pietruszkiewicz will start at Stetson this […]

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Still Time to Support LSU Law Center

As 2011 draws to a close, there is still time to support the LSU Law Center.  Your charitable gift to the Law Center helps make possible: A Moot Court program ranked in the Top 50 nationally Summer Public Interest Law fellowships Over 100 privately funded scholarships A growing Energy Law initiative, and A Clinical Legal […]

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Hudson to Join Law Center Faculty

Chancellor Jack Weiss is pleased to announce that Blake Hudson will join the LSU Law Center faculty as an Associate Professor beginning with the 2012-13 academic year.  Professor Hudson’s course offerings will include Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law, and related coursework. He will hold a joint appointment with the LSU School of the Coast and […]

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Professor Warren Mengis: The People’s Professor

Retired LSU Law Center professor Warren Mengis passed away Monday, December 5 in Baton Rouge.  Known for his warm and affectionate smile, Professor Mengis taught full time at the Law Center for 26 years, retiring in May 2008. “Warren Mengis was one of the most popular teachers ever to grace the halls of our law […]

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Chicago Bound

LSU Law students Zealon Solomon, Lisa Martinez, Natalie Bailey, and Arthur Kraatz will travel to Chicago in January to compete at the ABA Arbitration Competition National Championships.  The ABA Arbitration Competition team earned one of 12 spots at the national competition after defeating teams from Pace, Fordham, and Texas Tech. The ABA Arbitration Competition promotes […]

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Law Student Awarded Internship with the International Atomic Energy Agency

Beginning in December, Michael Harpen, 3L, will spend six months in Vienna, Austria as part of an internship with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).  Harpen will work with the IAEA Office of Management and Legal Affairs Department. Prior to law school, Harpen worked in the engineering field, taught English in Tokyo, and traveled throughout […]

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Law Alumni to be Inducted into Military Hall of Fame

Six LSU Law Center alumni, including the namesake of the LSU Law Center, the late Dean Paul M. Hebert, are among the dozen distinguished LSU alumni who will be honored during the 2011 LSU Salutes, November 10-12, 2011.  LSU Salutes, sponsored by the university and Cadets of the Ole War Skule, is an annual celebration […]

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Chancellor Weiss Reacts to Louisiana Bar Exam Changes

On October 19, 2011, the Supreme Court of Louisiana entered an order adopting compensatory scoring of the Louisiana bar examination effective with the July, 2012 administration of the exam. A more far reaching proposal to revise the structure of the Louisiana bar examination remains pending before the Court. This “long term” plan would, among other […]

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LSU Law Ranked #6 Best Value Law School in the Nation

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center has been ranked #6 in the Best Value Law Schools by preLaw, a National Jurist publication.  The 2011 rankings move the Law Center up twelve spots from last year’s Best Value rank of #18. According to the magazine, the intent of the Best Value rankings is to identify […]

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