Category Archives: Faculty

From Appellate Briefs to Personal Injury: Practical Knowledge for the Future

From appellate briefs to personal injury, LSU Law students are gaining practical knowledge during Apprenticeship Week.

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John P. Laborde Receives The 2013 Pope John Paul II Award: Family and Faith Inspire a Lifetime of Service

LSU Law alumnus John P. Laborde was honored as the 2013 Pope John Paul II Award Recipient by the Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans on Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

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LSU Law Center Honors 2013 Distinguished Alumnus and Distinguished Achievement Honorees at Awards Dinner

The LSU Law Center honored Vice Chancellor Cheney C. Joseph, Jr. (’69) as the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and the Honorable Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. (‘66), Richard F. “Dick” Knight (’58), Marilyn C. Maloney (’75) and Michael A. Patterson (’71) for Distinguished Achievement at an awards dinner on November 1, 2013 at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center.

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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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