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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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60th Annual Mineral Law Institute to be held March 14-15

The 60th annual Mineral Law Institute will be held March 14 and 15 in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center.

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Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal Riding Circuit to LSU Law Center

The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal will hold oral arguments at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center on Monday, February 18, 2013, and Tuesday, February 19, 2013.

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Case Western Reserve Law School Dean: “Law School Worth the Money”

Lawrence E. Mitchell, Dean of Case Western Reserve University Law School, published an Op Ed piece in the Thursday, November 29 issue of The New York Times extolling the virtues of a legal education, and he backs that up with facts and figures.

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Law Students Contribute Notes and Essays to Journal of Civil Law Studies

The current issue of the Journal of Civil Law Studies (Volume 5, Number 1) marks the inauguration of a new Civil Law in Louisiana section, with case notes on the recent decisions of Louisiana courts, written by LSU Law students under the supervision of their professors.   Mark Assad, Brian Flanagan, William Gaskins, Taylor Gay, Sarena […]

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LSU Law Receives Formal Approval for Energy Law Center

The Louisiana Board of Regents granted formal approval of LSU Law’s Energy Law Center, the first such center in Louisiana and one of a handful operating in law schools nationwide, at their August meeting. The Center will prepare lawyers for the full range of 21st century practice in the complex world of energy law.

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Fall 2012

Professor Kevin Bennardo’s article, A Quantity-Driven Solution to Aggregate Grouping Under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines Manual, will be published in a forthcoming issue of the Florida State University Law Review.

Professor Mark Glover’s article, A Therapeutic Jurisprudential Framework of Estate Planning, which is published in the Seattle University Law Review, was featured in the Journal of Things We Like (Lots). The feature can be accessed here.

Professor Ed Richards presented Public Health Policy and Legislation as Tools to Drive Population Health at the 2012 Childhood Obesity and Public Health Conference at Pennington Biomedical Center on October 24.

Professor Christina Sautter presented “Auction Theory and Standstills: Dealing with Friends and Foes in a Sale of Corporate Control” during a Current Issues in Mergers & Acquisitions panel at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools 2012 Annual Conference.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Visits LSU Law Center

The LSU Law Center welcomed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Michelle Shamblin Stratton, the Law Center’s first-ever U.S. Supreme Court Clerk, to the campus on September 6 and 7 for two busy days of educational events.

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