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LSU Law Center to Hold Graduation Friday, May 30

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center will hold commencement exercises Friday, May 30, at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center on the LSU campus. Bob Barnett, the noted Washington, D.C. attorney who has represented Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, along with a host of other government officials and media and television celebrities, will serve as Commencement speaker.

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Advisory: Information and Instructions for Graduates—Class of 2014

The LSU Law Center will hold Commencement Exercises on Friday, May 30, 2014, beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center located on the LSU campus. Instructions for Graduates 2014 contains detailed information and related forms for the Class of 2014 commencement activities.

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LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack Weiss to Present at 22nd Annual Judge Alvin B. Rubin Symposium

LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack Weiss will present a lecture on “Alvin B. Rubin and the Good Judge Ideal” at the 22nd Annual Judge Alvin B. Rubin Symposium sponsored by the Federal Bar Association, New Orleans chapter, on Thursday, April 17. The symposium is an annual discussion on aspects of federal law or federal practice held as a living memorial to Judge Alvin B. Rubin’s contribution to federal jurisprudence and legal scholarship.

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LSU Law Center to Host U.S. Army War College, April 23

The LSU Law Center will host the U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Series College Program on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at the Law Center. This is the fourth year the Law Center has hosted the U.S. Army War College on its campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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Symposium Opens Students’ Eyes to Careers in Energy Law

The LSU Laborde Energy Law Center and the Institute for Energy Law (IEL) co-hosted the 2014 Hartrick Symposium, “Career Paths for Young Attorneys in the Energy Sector,” on April 4 and 5 at the Law Center. Students from across the country attended the event.

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Robert B. Barnett, “Attorney to the Nation’s Most Influential People,” to Deliver 2014 LSU Law Commencement Address

Robert B. Barnett, the noted Washington, D.C. attorney who has represented Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush, along with a host of other government officials and media and television celebrities, will deliver the 2014 LSU Law Commencement address scheduled for Friday, May 30 at the LSU Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

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LSU Law Student Awarded McGlinchey Stafford 2014 1L Diversity Fellowship

McGlinchey Stafford has awarded LSU Law student Mahogane D. Reed the 2014 1L Diversity Fellowship award, an honor given each year to a first year law student. Reed was chosen for the award because of her high academic honors and her dedication to the law. She is a member of the Black Law Student Association, […]

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Hope and Transformation: Insight Into Life at Angola

Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola Warden Burl Cain will present, “Hope and Transformation: Insight Into Life at Angola,” on Monday, March 31 at 12:40 p.m. in Room 106 at the LSU Law Center. The program is co-sponsored by the LSU Law Center’s Parole and Reentry Clinic and the LSU Sociology Department.

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Second-Year Law Student to Present Paper at University of Mississippi’s First “Rethinking Mass Incarceration in the South” Conference in April

Jessica Carter, a second-year LSU Law student, will present her paper, “The Criminal Justice System is the New Slave Trade: Born into it, Living through it, But does true freedom exist?” at the University of Mississippi’s first “Rethinking Mass Incarceration in the South” conference in April. As a first-time presenter at the conference, Carter said, […]

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LSU Law Students “Pause for a Cause”

Seventy LSU Law students donated approximately 280 hours of community service to the Baton Rouge community through the PILS Annual “Pause for a Cause” on Friday, March 14. “Pause for a Cause” is an annual day of service sponsored by the Law Center’s Public Interest Law Society in collaboration with the Student Bar Association.

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