Category Archives: Student

LSU Law Student Bar Association to Host Legislative Preview

The LSU Law Student Bar Association (SBA) will host the annual Louisiana Legislative Preview on Wednesday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center. The speakers include Representative Chris Broadwater (’02), Representative Walt Leger and Senator Elbert Guillory.

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LSU Law’s Ruby Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Team Places Nationally

The LSU Law Center’s Ruby R. Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Competition team of Catherine Breaux, Kelsey Clark, and Chris Vitenas placed as one of the top four teams nationally at the Ruby Vale moot, which was held March 12-15 in Wilmington, Delaware.  The Ruby Vale team was ranked as the #2 seed following preliminary […]

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BLSA Leadership Lecture Series Fosters Relationship Between LSU Law Students and Practicing Attorneys

The LSU Black Law Students Association (BLSA) and the LSU Law Center recently welcomed the Honorable Brian Jackson, Chief Judge of the U.S. Middle District Court, as the final speaker of the semester for BLSA’s Leadership Lecture Series.

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LSU Law Students Argue Before Louisiana Supreme Court

Five LSU Law students recently experienced what it is like to prepare for—and ultimately argue—before the Louisiana Supreme Court. It was an opportunity that many seasoned lawyers never experience, according to Professor Robert Lancaster, Director of the LSU Law Clinical Education Program. The students, Ben Aguinaga, Alexier Barbour, Ashley Jackson, Victoria Jowers and Lance Neyland spent this semester working on the appeal in the case of State ex rel. Herbert Nicholson, Petitioner-Appelant v. State of Louisiana, Respondent-Appelle. Their work culminated on March 16, as Aguinaga presented the oral argument before the Louisiana Supreme Court.

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LSU Law Students to Argue Before Louisiana Supreme Court on Monday, March 16

LSU Law students Ben Aguinaga, Alexier Barbour, Ashley Jackson, Victoria Jowers and Lance Neyland have spent this semester working on the appeal in the case of State ex rel. Herbert Nicholson, Petitioner-Appelant v. State of Louisiana, Respondent-Appelle. Their work will culminate on Monday, March 16, as Aguinaga presents the oral argument before the Louisiana Supreme Court.

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Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal to Hold Oral Arguments at LSU Law Center: March 16 and 17

The Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal will hold oral arguments at LSU Law Center on Monday, March 16, 2015, and Tuesday, March 17, 2015. The hearings will be conducted in the David Robinson Courtroom, located on the second floor of the Paul M. Hebert Law Center, beginning at 9:30 a.m. each day.

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LSU Law Center Retains Top 100 Ranking in 2016 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools in Spite of Changing Legal Market & Budget Reductions

The LSU Law Center remained in the top 100 law schools in the nation in the 2016 U.S. News rankings released today. The school ranked #94 among the nation’s public and private law schools.

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Marc H. Morial to Deliver 2015 LSU Law Center Commencement Address

Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, the nation’s largest historic civil rights and urban advocacy organization, will deliver the 2015 LSU Law Center Commencement address on Friday, May 29, at the LSU Pete Maravich Assembly Center. The commencement ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m.

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Law Center Faculty Endorse Important Changes to Its Legal Program of Study

On February 26, 2015, the LSU Law Center faculty approved overwhelmingly the recommendation of a special faculty committee for significant changes in the Law Center’s program of study. With the vote, the Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law (DCL) will now become an option, rather than a requirement, for upperclass students.

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An International Offshore Oil & Gas Comparison: UK, Norway, USA

International oil and gas experts will gather at the LSU Law Center on March 12 and 13, 2015, for An International Offshore Oil and Gas Comparison, with a focus on the UK, Norway and USA. The symposium is presented by the LSU Journal of Energy Law and Resources and the Center for Continuing Professional Development. Register online today.

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