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LSU has implemented an Ethics & Integrity Hotline, a phone and Internet-based reporting system that provides a secure and confidential means to report activities that may involve fraudulent, unethical, or otherwise inappropriate behavior in violation of LSU by-laws, or policies.
The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center awarded degrees to 222 students during Commencement ceremonies held May 30 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Robert “Bob” Barnett, the noted Washington, D.C. attorney who has represented Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, along with a host of other government officials and media and television celebrities, served as Commencement speaker. LSU Law alum and political author and commentator James Carville (’73) introduced Mr. Barnett.
LSU Law Center Professor Emeritus Jim Bowers passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Bristol, Virginia. Professor Bowers taught at the Law Center for 30 years.
LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack Weiss will present a lecture on “Alvin B. Rubin and the Good Judge Ideal” at the 22nd Annual Judge Alvin B. Rubin Symposium sponsored by the Federal Bar Association, New Orleans chapter, on Thursday, April 17. The symposium is an annual discussion on aspects of federal law or federal practice held as a living memorial to Judge Alvin B. Rubin’s contribution to federal jurisprudence and legal scholarship.
The Louisiana Bar Foundation honored Professor William Corbett as Distinguished Professor and Frank Neuner, Jr. (’76) as Distinguished Attorney at the 28th Annual Fellows Gala on April 11, 2014.
Robert B. Barnett, “Attorney to the Nation’s Most Influential People,” to Deliver 2014 LSU Law Commencement Address
Robert B. Barnett, the noted Washington, D.C. attorney who has represented Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, along with a host of other government officials and media and television celebrities, will deliver the 2014 LSU Law Commencement address scheduled for Friday, May 30 at the LSU Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
The Center for Civil Law Studies (CCLS) of the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center will present the 37th John H. Tucker, Jr. Lecture in Civil Law on Thursday, April 10 at 6:00 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center. Judge Nicholas Kasirer of the Court of Appeal of Quebec will present, “That Montreal Sound: The Influence of French Legal Ideas and the French Language on the Civil Law Expressed in English.” To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 225-578-7831.
The Law Center will remain closed on Wednesday, January 29, because of adverse weather conditions. Visit lsu.edu for updates.
Due to adverse weather conditions, the Law Center will be closed Tuesday, January 28. Please visit the LSU A&M website, http://www.lsu.edu/, for the most current information.
If you ask LSU Law student Robert Hoke, he’ll tell you that Apprenticeship Week is, “Definitely something that every student should experience.” Hoke was one of over 130 LSU Law students who began the spring 2013 semester early to attend Apprenticeship Week, an innovative and unique new program of legal education at the Law Center. From January 6 through 10, the program provided students an opportunity to learn about the practical aspects of legal education in focused, task-oriented, small enrollment mini-courses.