Category Archives: Faculty

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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Law School Operations Resume on Friday, August 31

The Law Center will resume normal operations on Friday, August 31. Classes will be held in accordance with our usual Friday schedule.

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Update: Law Center Closed on Thursday, August 30

The Law Center will be closed on Thursday, August 30. No decision has been made, yet, concerning Friday, but the storm situation will continue to be monitored, and additional decisions will be made as circumstances warrant.

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Law Center Closed & Classes Cancelled on Tuesday and Wednesday

We have just received word that LSU A&M will indeed be closed, and classes cancelled, tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday. As noted in my earlier message, we will follow suit and do likewise here at the Law Center. Today’s classes will continue to be held on schedule, subject to the availability, on a case by case basis, of professors traveling from outlying locations. The library will close at 8 p.m. tonight.

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