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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.
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.
The Louisiana Bar Foundation honored Professor William Corbett as Distinguished Professor and Frank Neuner, Jr. (’76) as Distinguished Attorney at the 28th Annual Fellows Gala on April 11, 2014.
The 61st annual Mineral Law Institute will be held April 3 and 4 in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center. This two-day event attracts energy leaders from across the state and country. For registration information, please visit www.LSUcle.org.
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.
“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.
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.
On Friday, March 28, LSU Law Center will co-sponsor, along with the Louisiana State Bar Association, Human Rights First and Loyola University College of Law, Left Out in Louisiana: Addressing the Crisis in Immigration Representation.The conference has been approved for 6.5 hours of CLE for all attorneys attending. Online pre-registration is required.
The LSU Law Center continues its upward trajectory in the latest national rankings of law schools, moving up four spots to #72 in the 2015 U.S. News rankings.
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.”