Category Archives: Faculty
The Louisiana Bar Foundation will honor Professor Robert A. Pascal as Distinguished Professor and alumnus W. Shelby McKenzie as Distinguished Attorney at the 26th Annual Fellows Gala on April 20, 2012. The event will be held at the Ritz Carlton in New Orleans. Professor Robert A. Pascal obtained his J.D. from Loyola University, New Orleans [...]
The LSU Law Center has been chosen again this year to host the U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Series College Program on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the Law Center. The event is free and open to the public.
LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced that former U.S. Senator J. Bennett Johnston has been selected as the commencement speaker for the 2012 graduation exercises. The commencement ceremonies will be held Friday, May 25, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU campus.
The LSU Law Center has moved five spots upward in the 2013 U.S. News rankings of Law Schools, climbing to 79th in the closely watched list. The #79 ranking is the second highest in LSU Law history, bested only by the school’s ranking of #75 in 2010.
The LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources, the Environmental Law Society, and the American Constitutional Law Society are proud to host the newest addition to the LSU Law Faculty, distinguished environmental law professor Blake Hudson, at a joint ELS-JERL-ACS meeting on Monday, March 19th at 12:40.
LSU Law Center’s American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Team competed with extraordinary success February 23 through 25 at the regional rounds of the ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Atlanta, Georgia. Jennifer O’Connell, Christopher Cummings, Chelsea Gomez, Danielle Prado, Cameron Snowden, and Joshua Wood comprise the team. The team of Jennifer O’Connell, Danielle Prado, [...]
John Hofmeister, Founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and retired President of Shell Oil Company, will be the keynote speaker at the 59th Annual Mineral Law Institute that will be held March 22 and 23 in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center.
It’s no surprise to generations of LSU Law graduates that the school is # 1 in the state when it comes to preparing students to pass the Louisiana State Bar Examination. But a recent study conducted by The National Jurist magazine identified LSU Law as the # 1 school in the nation in terms of first-time bar passage ratios in a predictive statistical model based on LSAT scores.
LSU Law Family Weekend was held February 10 and 11, 2012. On Friday, February 10, family and friends of first year law students observed life at the law center by attending class with their first year student. On Saturday, February 11, all members of the Law Center and their families were invited to the LSU Law Family Bar-B-Q hosted by the first year class.
Chief Judge Burrell J. Carter (’58) of the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal has announced that the First Circuit will hold hearings in the David Robinson Courtroom at Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, and Thursday, February 9, 2012.