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“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.”
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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 […]
Symposium to Address Historic Freedom of the Press Case and Impact on Government Politics and the Civil Rights Movement
The LSU Law Center will co-sponsor the LSU Manship School Reilly Center for Media & Public Affair’s 2014 John Breaux Symposium on March 5 and 6. This year’s Symposium marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in New York Times v. Sullivan. Legal and academic experts will discuss the impact the decision had on media coverage of government and politics.