Category Archives: Clinics & Externships

LSU Law Students Achieve State’s Highest Passage Rate on July 2011 Bar Exam

LSU Law Center students achieved the highest passage rate among all examinees on the latest Louisiana State Bar Exam, according to results released today by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. LSU Law students continued their traditional first place passage rate, with 86.5 percent of examinees receiving passing scores on […]

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Guruli Named Director of LSU Law Office of Career Services; de la Houssaye Named Counselor/National Recruiting Coordinator

Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced the appointment of Erin Guruli to the position of Director of Career Services and Employer Relations at the LSU Law Center. Also named to the Career Services staff is Susan L. de la Houssaye who will serve as Counselor/National Recruiting Coordinator.  Prior to joining LSU Law Center, Ms. Guruli […]

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Honorable Helen “Ginger” Berrigan and Oliver “Rick” Richard III Named LSU Law Center Distinguished Alumni of the Year

BATON ROUGE—The Honorable Helen “Ginger” Berrigan and Oliver “Rick” Richard III were presented with the LSU Law Center’s Distinguished Alumni of the Year award by Chancellor Jack M. Weiss at the LSU Union on September 23, 2011. The award is given annually to an alumnus or alumna who exemplifies the highest quality and ethical standards […]

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Berrigan and Richard to be Honored as LSU Law Distinguished Alumni in Program Set for Tonight

Baton Rouge, Sept. 23, 2011 — The Honorable Helen “Ginger” Berrigan and Oliver G. “Rick” Richard III will be honored as the 2011 LSU Law Center Distinguished Alumni of the Year at an event scheduled for Friday, September 23, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the LSU Union in the Cotillion Ballroom.  Berrigan and Richard are […]

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Class of 2014 Arrives on Campus

August 12, 2011 – The Class of 2014 arrived on the LSU Law campus yesterday for a two-day orientation, “making the transition from backpacks to briefcases,” remarked Chancellor Jack M. Weiss as he welcomed the class.  Jake Henry, Director of Admissions, greeted some 241 students, one of the largest and most diverse classes in the […]

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Chancellor Announces Appointment of H. Alston Johnson to Resident LSU Law Faculty, Effective January 2012

Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced the appointment of H. Alston Johnson to the resident faculty of the LSU Law Center.  Subject to the approval of the LSU Board of Supervisors and the LSU System, the appointment will be effective in January, 2012 when Mr. Johnson retires from his twenty-seven years of service as a […]

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LSU Law to Host Celebration of the Louisiana Children’s Code, August 5

  The LSU Law Center will host a celebration of the Louisiana Children’s Code on August 5, 2011, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The Louisiana Children’s Code, enacted by the state Legislature in 1990, has guided the legal and social service communities in the areas of Delinquency, Children in Need of Care, Families in Need of […]

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LSU Law Graduate Selected for United States Supreme Court Clerkship

Michelle Shamblin Stratton, a 2009 graduate of the LSU Law Center, has been selected to serve as a law clerk to United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for the 2011-12 term of the Court.  Stratton is the first LSU Law graduate to serve as a Supreme Court law clerk, announced LSU Law Center Chancellor […]

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LSU Law Community Mourns the Passing of The Honorable Ralph E. Tyson, Distinguished LSU Law Graduate

July 18 – Baton Rouge The LSU Law Community received word today that The Honorable Ralph E. Tyson, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana and a 1973 graduate of the Law Center, has passed away. “Judge Tyson was universally admired and respected in the legal community and […]

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Professor Frank Maraist Teaches Final LSU Law Class

Professor Frank L. Maraist, the Nolan J. Edwards and Holt B. Harrison Professor of Law at the LSU Law Center, walked in to his Evidence class today for the last time.  It was as emotional – but characteristic “Maraist” ending – for a career that has spanned nearly four decades.  Maraist has taught, mentored, and […]

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