Category Archives: Scholarship & Service

Summer 2011

Assistant Professor Ken Levy and co-author Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Philosophy Professor at Duke University) recently published “Insanity Defenses” in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Criminal Law 299-334 (eds. John Deigh and David Dolinko, 2011).  The article offers a legal and philosophical analysis of both the insanity defense and the different versions of the insanity defense […]

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Spring 2011

Professor Ray Diamond delivered a lecture, jointly sponsored by the University of Notre Dame Law School chapters of the Federalist Society and the Black Law Students Association, entitled “The Inner City, the Democracy of Arms, and the Revival of the Militia at Large,” on April 19, 2011.

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Fall 2010

Chancellor Jack M. Weiss joined other first amendment scholars November 11-12, 2010 in New York for a panel discussion titled Developments in First Amendment Jurisprudence.  The conference, sponsored by the Practising Law Institute (PLI), featured six nationally prominent lawyers and scholars, including the Law Center’s own Chancellor Weiss.  The conference is recognized as one of the most comprehensive in […]

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June 2010

Professor Ray Diamond presented Exsanguinating Blackness: The Implications of the Latin American Example for Biracialism in America as a panel discussant of The Long Lingering Shadow: Law, Liberalism and Cultures of Racial Hierarchy and Identity in the Americas, at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting. Professor Bob Lancaster  participated in a Louisiana Lagniappe segment […]

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Spring 2010

Professor Ray Diamond spoke before the Federalist Society chapter at Tulane Law School, debating the future of 2nd Amendment jurisprudence after Heller v. District of Columbia (2008), which held the right to keep and bear arms to be an individual right.  The debate concerned as well the Supreme Court’s anticipated decision in McDonald v. City […]

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January/February 2010

February 2010 Professor Lucy S. McGough, the Law Center’s Vinson & Elkins Professor of Law, was named a Distinguished Professor and a Calogero Justice Award recipient by the Louisiana Bar Foundation. She will be honored at a gala to be held in April in New Orleans. The Distinguished Professor honor is in recognition of individuals […]

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December 2009

Professor Christine Corcos’ review of Frederick Schauer, Thinking Like a Lawyer (Harvard University Press, 2009), will appear in Volume 50 of the American Journal of Legal History. Professor Olivier Moréteau, the Russell B. Long Eminent Scholars Chair, inaugurated a new Workshop Series at McGill University on Civil Law and its Codes: A Journey Across the […]

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November 2009

Chancellor Jack Weiss joined other First Amendment scholars in a recent panel discussion titled, Developments in First Amendment Jurisprudence. If you’re interested in First Amendment law, you’re likely to be familiar with the November 12-13, 2009 conference in New York City, Communications Law in the Digital Age. The conference, sponsored by the Practising Law Institute […]

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October 2009

Heather Hamilton is the newest member of the Law Library staff, as the Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Librarian. Heather comes to the Law Library after graduating from William & Mary School of Law in the class of 2009. The New Hampshire Bar Association News published Professor Baier’s essay, “Classic Traits”: Souter/Sotomayor, which weighs President […]

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May 2009

During the Spring 2009 semester the LSU Law Center welcomed three Distinguished Visitors who brought their own distinct global perspectives, enriching the experience of law faculty and students alike: Professor Ulrich Magnus, University of Hamburg (Germany), February 10 – March 4, taught International Sales Law; Professor Fernando Toller, Austral University (Argentina), February 9 – February 27, taught […]

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