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LSU Law News

January 2015

Prosecution Clinic Students Sworn in as Special Assistant District Attorneys

January 21, 2015

Spring 2015 Prosecution Clinic students with EBR District Attorney Hillar Moore (seated). Standing, L to R: Brad Canmer, Kiara Gradney, Alexandra Porubsky, Mary Tate, Deanna Candler Wallaace, Matthew Kelley and Joseph LeBeau East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore recently administered the “oath of office” to the newest participants of the LSU Law Prosecution Clinic. Brad Canmer, Kiara Gradney, Alexandra Porubsky, Mary Tate, Deana Candler Wallace, Matthew Kelley and Joseph LeBeau will serve as Special Assistant District Attorneys for the 2015 spring semester. The Law Clinic is a self-contained legal services office located in the Law Center where students…
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Louisiana Law Review Symposium Reflects on the Voting Rights Act at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Vote

January 20, 2015

Experts from across the nation gathered at the LSU Law Center on Friday, January 16, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The Voting Rights Acts at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Vote, was the focus of the day-long 2015 Louisiana Law Review Symposium. The LSU Law Center and the Pugh Institute for Justice co-sponsored the symposium.
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Careers with the U.S. Department of Justice

January 13, 2015

The Career Services Office and the Advocacy Programs are pleased to welcome Jeffrey Robins, Assistant Director of the Office of Immigration Litigation at the United States Department of Justice, to the Law Center this Friday, January 16 from 12:40 to 1:40 pm for an informal conversation with students about life at the Department of Justice. The discussions will take place in room 110.
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Second Annual Apprenticeship Week Sets Sail

January 5, 2015

LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack Weiss welcomed students to the 2nd Annual Apprenticeship Week on Monday, January 5, 2015. The week-long program offers a variety of mini-courses aimed at providing students with focused, task-oriented training not generally available in law school courses and usually available only through actual practice experience. Courses offered include many practical, hands-on topics that are taught by volunteer master lawyers and judges.
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2nd Annual Apprenticeship Week Features Master Lawyers and Judges

January 2, 2015

The 2nd Annual LSU Law Center Apprenticeship Week kicks off on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. The week-long program offers a variety of mini-courses aimed at providing students with focused, task-oriented training not generally available in law school courses and usually available only through actual practice experience. Courses offered include many practical, hands-on topics that are taught by volunteer master lawyers and judges.
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Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926

January 2, 2015

The law library is very pleased to announce a new addition to our collection: The Making of Modern Law’s Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926. This resource assembles nearly 2,800 titles and over 3,400 volumes of monographs taken from Yale and Columbia’s collections - over 1.4 million pages - and makes them available to all our desktops. Topics include classical international law, as well as comparative Ancient, Roman, Jewish, and Islamic law. A rich collection of foreign legal treatises, commentaries, and festschriffen from over 50 countries in both English and Western European languages are also highlights of this new resource.
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