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LSU Law Center Honors 2013 Distinguished Alumnus and Distinguished Achievement Honorees at Awards Dinner
The LSU Law Center honored Vice Chancellor Cheney C. Joseph, Jr. (’69) as the 2013 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year and the Honorable Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. (‘66), Richard F. “Dick” Knight (’58), Marilyn C. Maloney (’75) and Michael A. Patterson (’71) for Distinguished Achievement at an awards dinner on November 1, 2013 at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center.
In commemoration of Constitution Day on September 17, Vice Chancellor Ray Diamond and Professors Michael Coenen and John Devlin discussed and took questions from students on the major constitutional issues the Court is set to address, such as: The meaning of the Recess Appointments Clause; The scope of Congress’s powers to implement treaties; The constitutional […]
LSU Law students and faculty, and members of the community, gathered in the McKernan Auditorium on September 5, as Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Professor Donald Tibbs and attorney Lewis Unglesby (’74) discussed State of Florida v. Zimmerman and Stand Your Ground laws. Professor Ken Levy moderated the discussion. Please click the links […]
LSU Law Center students achieved the state’s highest passage rate among all examinees on the latest Louisiana State Bar Exam, according to results released October 11 by the Committee on Bar Admissions of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. The results are for test takers who sat for the statewide Bar examination in July 2013.
LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack M. Weiss has announced the creation of the Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law, an endowment established through a gift by the Liskow & Lewis law firm. The Professorship provides funds to bring distinguished scholars in energy law and closely related fields to the Law Center on an annual basis as part of the LSU John P. Laborde Energy Law Center. Professor Hannah Jacobs Wiseman, a rising star in the field of energy law, delivered the inaugural lecture for the Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law series.
Teaching Fellow and Assistant Professor of Professional Practice Katherine Macfarlane’s essay “The New York Stop-and-Frisk Appeals Are Still Alive” was recently published by Practicum, the online companion to Brooklyn Law School’s journals.
On December 6, 2013, Vice Chancellor Ray Diamond was a panelist on the subject “Race in the Gun Debate” at the Northeast People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference at the University of Puerto Rico School of Law. On November 9, 2013, he was a roundtable participant on a panel entitled “Race, Crime, and Stand Your Ground in Historical Perspective,” at the annual meeting of the American Society for Legal History. These presentations built on his most recently published article, “In the Civic Republic: Crime, the Inner City, and the Democracy of Arms – a Disquisition on the Revival of the Militia at Large” (with Robert J. Cottrol), 45 Connecticut Law Review 1605 (2013).
The Journal of Corporation Law has published Professor Christina Sautter’s article, Lock-Up Creep, which she co-authored with Professor Steven M. Davidoff of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
Congratulations to John Richards and Danielle Borel, winners of the Fall 2013 Ira S. Flory Trial Competition! The Honorable Shelley Dick (’88) of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, the Honorable William Morvant (’85) of the 19th Judicial District Court and the Honorable Trudy White (’81) of the 19th Judicial District […]
Professor Hannah Jacobs Wiseman, a rising star in the field of energy law, will speak at the LSU Law Center on Thursday, October 10 as the inaugural lecturer in the Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Energy Law series. The lecture, “Enhancing Sub-Federal Renewable and Fossil Energy Governance,” will take place at 5:00 p.m. in the David W. Robinson Courtroom at the Law Center. This event is free and open to the public.
Congratulations to Ben Aguiñaga and Kiara Gradney, the winners of the 2013 LSU Law Center Opening Statement Competition! Many thanks to our final round judges, the Honorable Pamela Baker (’84) of the East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court, Mr. Darwin Miller of the East Baton Rouge District Attorney’s Office, and Mr. Chad Ikerd (’11) of […]
Current 2L and 3L students may apply online for Clinics & Externships for spring 2014.