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November 2014

River Bend Tour Provides Insight Into Nuclear Industry

November 20, 2014

When LSU Law student Lauren Heinen (’15) learned of the opportunity to visit River Bend Nuclear Station in St. Francisville on November 5, she jumped at the chance. Coordinated by Professors Bob Sloan and Keith Hall, the field trip provided the students with insight into light water technology, uranium enrichment, fuel rod fabrication, the handling of spent fuel, and plant decommissioning, among others.
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Students Get Inside Look at Shell Oil

November 18, 2014

One of the world’s leading energy companies, Shell Oil, opened its doors on November 14, 2014, to 15 LSU Law students interested in careers in the energy sector. LSU Law alumnus J. Patrick Morris, Jr. (‘97), Senior Counsel, Upstream Americas Exploration, organized the tour of Shell’s state-of-the art training facility located in Robert, LA. Joining Morris in organizing the tour was fellow alumnus, J.T. Nesser, IV (’99), Shell’s Senior Legal Counsel, Upstream Americas - Deep Water.
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Extended Library Hours

November 16, 2014

Beginning Monday, November 17 through Monday, December 15, the Law Library will be open until midnight each night for the exam period. Check the Library Hours page for full details. Best of luck students on your upcoming exams!
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Powder Puff Football Game Benefits Breast Cancer Research

November 12, 2014

On November 10, members of the LSU Law Center’s Powder Puff Football Team presented Kaitlyn Guerin of Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center with a check in the amount $2,385.00 to benefit the Geaux Pink campaign. Led by Stephanie Frederick (’15), Mary Allen (’15) and Carmen Liriano (’15), the proceeds from the annual flag football game between 2L and 3L female law students and the auction benefit breast cancer research.
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LSU Law Students Give Supplies and Time to Local Animal Shelter

November 12, 2014

The animals at a local animal shelter received treats from LSU Law students on Halloween! Led by the efforts of the LSU Law chapter of the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund, LSU Law students and staff recently donated dog food, cat food, treats, cat litter, flea and tick medicine, toys, leashes, collars, one ramp for elderly dogs and even a “cone of shame,” to the shelter. In addition to the donation of goods, the law students also volunteered time at the shelter. The event was organized by Joy Reeves (’17) and Stephanie Buehler (’17), with assistance from Alexandra Maier (’17),…
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Careers in Criminal Law

November 12, 2014

On November 18, LSU Law alums Robert Savage (’10) and Franz Borghardt (’06) will present, “Careers in Criminal Law.” Sponsored by the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers at LSU, the presentation will take place in room 110 at 12:40 p.m. The discussion will focus on careers available in criminal law, as well as opportunities available while still in law school.
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The Voting Rights Act at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Vote

November 10, 2014

The Louisiana Law Review’s 2015 Symposium, The Voting Rights Act at 50: The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Vote, will be held Friday, January 16, 2015, at the LSU Law Center. The symposium is co-sponsored by the LSU Law Center and the Pugh Institute for Justice. Click here for registration information.
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Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law Publications

November 7, 2014

The Law Library is pleased to announce the addition of a new database: Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law Publications. This HeinOnline collection provides access to more than 50 publications from the renowned Parker School of Foreign & Comparative Law at Columbia Law School, including Charles Szladits’ 22-volume set entitled A Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law: Books and Articles in English and E. Allan Farnsworth’s An Introduction to the Legal System of the United States, among other notable titles. Connection
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Dan Stigall (’00) Presents “Transnational Crime and the Other End of the Targeting Spectrum”

November 7, 2014

L to R: George Hardy, Professor Olivier Moreteau, Dan Stigall ('00), Meredith Soniat, Gaelle Forget and Anouk Gueroult-Bellone at Mr. Stigall's presentation. LSU Law alum Dan Stigall (’00) returned to the Law Center on November 3, to present “Transnational Crime and the Other End of the Targeting Spectrum.” The International Law Society and the Civil Law Society sponsored the presentation. In addition to discussing transnational crime, Stigall offered the students helpful tips on how they may embark on an international law career. For example, he suggested developing foreign language skills, building on their comparative law background and looking at all…
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