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Professor Emeritus James Winfield Bowers: January 9, 1942-May 8, 2014

LSU Law Center Professor Emeritus Jim Bowers passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014, in Bristol, Virginia. Professor Bowers taught at the Law Center for 30 years.

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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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Mark Your Calendar! 2014 LSU Law Reunion Weekend

Graduates from the classes of 1974, 1984, 1994, 2004 and 2009 will celebrate their respective class reunions on October 24 and 25, 2014.

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“Alvin B. Rubin and the Good Judge Ideal” Focus of Remarks by Chancellor Jack Weiss at Annual Rubin Symposium

“What can we learn from Alvin Rubin about what it means to be a good judge,” asked LSU Law Chancellor Jack Weiss to a standing-room only crowd as he presented at the 22nd Annual Judge Alvin B. Rubin Symposium on April 17 at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District.

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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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Louisiana Bar Foundation Honors Professor William Corbett and LSU Law Alum Frank Neuner, Jr. (’76)

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.

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61st Annual Mineral Law Institute to be held April 3 and 4

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.

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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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“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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