Category Archives: Faculty

The Constitution and The Supreme Court: Previewing the 2013 Term

In commemoration of Constitution Day on September 17, Vice Chancellor Ray Diamond and Professors Michael Coenen and John Devlin discussed and took questions from students on the major constitutional issues the Court is set to address, such as: The meaning of the Recess Appointments Clause; The scope of Congress’s powers to implement treaties; The constitutional […]

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A Questionable Verdict? Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman and Stand Your Ground Laws

LSU Law students and faculty, and members of the community, gathered in the McKernan Auditorium on September 5, as Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Professor Donald Tibbs and attorney Lewis Unglesby (’74) discussed State of Florida v. Zimmerman and Stand Your Ground laws.  Professor Ken Levy moderated the discussion. Please click the links […]

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Richards and Borel Win Fall 2013 Ira S. Flory Trial Competition

Congratulations to John Richards and Danielle Borel, winners of the Fall 2013 Ira S. Flory Trial Competition!  The Honorable Shelley Dick (’88) of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, the Honorable William Morvant  (’85) of the 19th Judicial District Court and the Honorable Trudy White (’81) of the 19th Judicial District […]

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LSU Law Ranked #3 Best Value Law School in the Nation for Second Straight Year

For the second straight year, the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center has been ranked the #3 Best Value Law School in the nation by the National Jurist, a legal education publication.

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LSU Law Students and Faculty Donate 450 Hours of Community Service in One Day

LSU Law students and faculty donated approximately 450 hours of community service during the Public Interest Law Society’s Fall Day of Service on Saturday, August 24.

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The Law of the Jungle: The Perils of Complex Litigation

Paul Barrett, author, attorney and assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, will present “The Law of the Jungle: The Perils of Complex Litigation” on Friday, September 6 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in Room 110 at the LSU Law Center. Joining Mr. Barrett for a panel discussion will be Professors Michael Coenen, Kat Macfarlane and Margaret Thomas.

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Spring 2013 Semester Scholarship & Service

On June 14 on LPB’s Louisiana: The State We’re In, Vice Chancellor Raymond T. Diamond discussed the Voting Rights Act and Shelby County v. Holder, recently decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Christina Sautter served as a discussant on the Money and Markets panel at the Law and Society Association 2013 Annual Meeting held […]

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2013 Commencement Ceremony Videos

Please use the links below to view all or portions of the 2013 Commencement Ceremony. View the entire 2013 Commencement Ceremony. Remarks from Commencement Speaker Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson Chancellor Jack M. Weiss’s Welcome and Remarks Conferring of Degrees: A-G Conferring of Degrees: H-R Conferring of Degrees: S-Z  

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LSU Law Center to Hold Graduation Friday, May 31

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center will hold commencement exercises Friday, May 31 at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU campus. Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, LSU Law ’69, will serve as the commencement speaker.

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LSU Law Climbs Three Spots to #76 in 2014 U.S. News Law School Rankings

The LSU Law Center has again climbed upward in the latest national rankings of law schools, moving up three spots to #76 in the 2014 U.S. News rankings.

The #76 ranking is the second highest in LSU Law history, bested only by the school’s ranking of #75 in 2010. The U.S. News ranking of top law schools is a closely watched list among the nation’s public and private law schools.

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