Category Archives: Energy Law
When LSU Law student Lauren Heinen (’15) learned of the opportunity to visit River Bend Nuclear Station in St. Francisville on November 5, she jumped at the chance. Coordinated by Professors Bob Sloan and Keith Hall, the field trip provided the students with insight into light water technology, uranium enrichment, fuel rod fabrication, the handling of spent fuel, and plant decommissioning, among others.
One of the world’s leading energy companies, Shell Oil, opened its doors on November 14, 2014, to 15 LSU Law students interested in careers in the energy sector. LSU Law alumnus J. Patrick Morris, Jr. (‘97), Senior Counsel, Upstream Americas Exploration, organized the tour of Shell’s state-of-the art training facility located in Robert, LA. Joining Morris in organizing the tour was fellow alumnus, J.T. Nesser, IV (’99), Shell’s Senior Legal Counsel, Upstream Americas – Deep Water.
The second Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou guest lecture series will be held Monday, September 22 at 12:40 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorum. Professor Alex Ritchie with the New Mexico School of Law will present, “Hydraulic Fracturing in Your Neighborhood.”
Law Center Announces $800,000 J. Bennett Johnston Science Foundation Gift Supporting the Laborde Energy Law Center
LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack M. Weiss today announced an $800,000 gift from the J. Bennett Johnston Science Foundation to the LSU John P. Laborde Energy Law Center. The gift establishes the J. Bennett Johnston Energy Law Endowment Fund in honor of Senator Johnston and will support student internships and externships in energy law and policy. The fund will serve as a challenge fund for the Law Center’s $20 million Energy Law Center fundraising campaign.
Recent Activities Newsletter April 2014 Grant Brings in Guest Speakers for “Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou” Program Professor Uma Outka visited LSU as the first speaker in the Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou Guest Lecture Series. Outka, an Associate Professor at Kansas Law School, spoke on “Intrastate Preemption in the Shifting Energy Sector.” […]
The LSU Laborde Energy Law Center and the Institute for Energy Law (IEL) co-hosted the 2014 Hartrick Symposium, “Career Paths for Young Attorneys in the Energy Sector,” on April 4 and 5 at the Law Center. Students from across the country attended the event.
The first Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou guest lecture series will be held Thursday, March 13 at 12:40 p.m. in room 106. Professor Uma Outka with the University of Kansas School of Law will present, “Intrastate Preemption in the Shifting Energy Sector.”
An information session on the new Graduate Certificate in Energy Law and Policy will be held Monday, March 10 at 12:40 p.m. in room 106. Eligibility and requirements for the certificate will be discussed.
Institute for Energy Law and LSU Law Center Announce Co-Presented Symposium: Career Paths for Young Attorneys in the Energy Sector
The Institute for Energy Law (IEL) and the LSU John P. Laborde Energy Law Center are proud to announce the upcoming Career Paths for Young Attorneys in the Energy Sector Symposium, to be held April 4-5, 2014 at the LSU Law Center. Please visit www.cailaw.org/IEL for further details and to register.
The LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources is proud to announce the students who have been chosen to serve as the Senior Editorial Board for Volume III: Kirbie Watson, Editor-in-Chief Iman Montgomery, Managing Editor Michael Landis, Articles Editor Charmaine Borne, Production Editor Samantha Costas, Production Editor JoAnn Hymel, Notes & Comments Editor Michael Neuner, […]