Category Archives: Student

“The Case for New Constitutions” Event Considers Radical Constitutional Reform in the U.S. and Abroad

The public is invited to join the LSU Law Center for a film and legal discussion, The Case for New Constitutions, on Thursday, March 27, at 4:30 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium at LSU Law Center. The event kicks off with the screening of Blueberry Soup, a documentary by Eileen Jerrett chronicling the aftermath of Iceland’s financial collapse that led to re-writing of the nation’s constitution.

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New Parole and Reentry Clinic Off to a Good Start

Eight eager LSU Law students are taking part this semester in the new Parole and Reentry Clinic at the LSU Law Center. Law student representatives, working under a supervising attorney, are representing clients from the Louisiana State Penitentiary, Dixon Correctional, the Barracks, Hunt Correctional, and the Louisiana Correctional Institution for Women before the Louisiana Board of Pardon and Parole. The Parole and Reentry Clinic will be offered in fall 2014 and openings are available.

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LSU Law’s Family Law Moot Court Team Takes National Semifinalist Title

The LSU Law Center’s Domenick Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition team of Priya Kumar and Kristi Obafunwa advanced as one of the Top Four teams in the nation at their competition, which was recently held at Albany Law School in Albany, New York. Each year, the Gabrielli competition problem focuses on a cutting-edge […]

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2014-2015 Trial Advocacy Board Announced

The LSU Law Center’s Advocacy Programs are pleased to announce and congratulate the newly selected members of the 2014-2015 Trial Advocacy Board.  Membership on the Trial Advocacy Board is offered to those second-year students who have demonstrated excellence in and commitment to the development of trial-level litigation and alternative dispute resolution skills. The incoming members […]

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Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou Guest Lecture Series: March 13

The first Bringing the Rockies to the Bayou guest lecture series will be held Thursday, March 13 at 12:40 p.m. in room 106. Professor Uma Outka with the University of Kansas School of Law will present, “Intrastate Preemption in the Shifting Energy Sector.”

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LSU Law National Environmental Moot Court Team are National Finalists

The LSU Law Center’s National Environmental Moot Court team of Joseph LeBeau, Jacob LaBorde, and Paige Gallaspy recently brought home a national finalist title and placed as one of the top three teams nationwide at the National Environmental Moot Court Competition.  Hosted by Pace University Law School,the competition is one of the largest inter-school moot […]

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LSU Law Black Law Students Association Named Chapter of the Year

The LSU Law Center’s chapter of the National Black Law Students Association (BLSA) brought back two awards from the Southern Region Black Law Students Association Convention: Chapter of the Year in the medium chapter division and Social Action Chapter of the Year. The awards recognize the chapter for its campus and community outreach and involvement. […]

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Information Session: Graduate Certificate in Energy Law and Policy

An information session on the new Graduate Certificate in Energy Law and Policy will be held Monday, March 10 at 12:40 p.m. in room 106. Eligibility and requirements for the certificate will be discussed.

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LSU Law Student Bar Association Hosts Annual Legislative Preview

The LSU Law Student Bar Association (SBA) hosted the annual Louisiana Legislative Preview on Tuesday, February 25, in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center. The panelists included State Representatives John Bel Edwards (’99) and Patricia Smith, and Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Mike Strain. Jeffrey Wale, SBA Executive Vice President, moderated the open-subject […]

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LSU Family Law Clinic Benefits Students and the Community

Third-year LSU Law student Porche Saulsberry “wanted to get out of the classroom and into the courtroom.” She found the perfect fit as a student in the Family Law Clinic where students represent indigent victims of domestic violence in protective order and other family law proceedings. The Family Law Clinic, one of six clinics in the LSU Law Clinical Program, provides students, under close faculty supervision, the opportunity to represent actual clients with real legal issues before various courts and administrative agencies.

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