Category Archives: Student

River Bend Tour Provides Insight Into Nuclear Industry

When LSU Law student Lauren Heinen (’15) learned of the opportunity to visit River Bend Nuclear Station in St. Francisville on November 5, she jumped at the chance. Coordinated by Professors Bob Sloan and Keith Hall, the field trip provided the students with insight into light water technology, uranium enrichment, fuel rod fabrication, the handling of spent fuel, and plant decommissioning, among others.

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Powder Puff Football Game Benefits Breast Cancer Research

On November 10, members of the LSU Law Center’s Powder Puff Football Team presented Kaitlyn Guerin of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center with a check in the amount $2,385.00 to benefit the Geaux Pink campaign. Led by Stephanie Frederick (’15), Mary Allen (’15) and Carmen Liriano (’15), the proceeds from the annual flag football game […]

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LSU Law Students Give Supplies and Time to Local Animal Shelter

The animals at a local animal shelter received treats from LSU Law students on Halloween! Led by the efforts of the LSU Law chapter of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, LSU Law students and staff recently donated dog food, cat food, treats, cat litter, flea and tick medicine, toys, leashes, collars, one ramp for […]

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Careers in Criminal Law

On November 18, LSU Law alums Robert Savage (’10) and Franz Borghardt (’06) will present, “Careers in Criminal Law.” Sponsored by the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers at LSU, the presentation will take place in room 110 at 12:40 p.m. The discussion will focus on careers available in criminal law, as well as opportunities available while still in law school.

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The Voting Rights Act at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Vote

The Louisiana Law Review’s 2015 Symposium, The Voting Rights Act at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Vote, will be held Friday, January 16, 2015, at the LSU Law Center. The symposium is co-sponsored by the LSU Law Center and the Pugh Institute for Justice. Click here for registration information.

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Dan Stigall (’00) Presents “Transnational Crime and the Other End of the Targeting Spectrum”

LSU Law alum Dan Stigall (’00) returned to the Law Center on November 3, to present “Transnational Crime and the Other End of the Targeting Spectrum.” The International Law Society and the Civil Law Society sponsored the presentation. In addition to discussing transnational crime, Stigall offered the students helpful tips on how they may embark […]

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Law Students Compete at National Pretrial Competition

The LSU Law Center’s National Pretrial Competition team of Ben Aguiñaga, Ahmed Mohamed, Scott Ogden, and Alexandra Porubsky, placed sixth overall and won fourth place best defense brief at their competition, which was held October 16-19 at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, FL.  LSU Law was one of 16 law schools that competed. […]

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LSU Law Ties for First Place at Saluki Invitational Jury Trial Competition

The LSU Law Center’s Saluki Invitational Jury Trial Competition team of Dan Farris, Vivian Jeansonne, Angelina LaCour, Sarah Massoud, Lance Neyland, and Robert Ross, tied for first place at the Saluki Invitational Jury Trial Competition, which was held October 23-25 at the Southern Illinois University School of Law in Carbondale, IL.   Team member Dan Farris […]

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Peebles and Stanford Win 2014 Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition

Mary Margaret Peebles and Stephen Stanford are the winners of the 2014 Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition. The competition was held October 23 in the Robinson Courtroom. Named in honor of the former Dean Emeritus of the Law Center, the Robert Lee Tullis Moot Court Competition has been a tradition of honor at LSU […]

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Class of 2015 Celebrates Hats ‘n Canes

The Class of 2015 celebrated the annual Hats ‘n Canes celebration on Saturday, October 25. The graduating class gathered on the front steps of the Old Law Building sporting black hats and carrying canes, as Chancellor Jack Weiss toasted the class using the cane of the Law School’s first dean, Joseph Kelly.

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