On The Move Archives
July 2008

2008 Trial Advocacy Program To Be Held August 11-13

LSU Law students will have a chance to practice their trial advocacy skills during a unique program involving mentors from throughout the nation. From cross examination to voir dire jury selection, third-year students will role play and receive critiques from some of the nation's leading experts in courtroom practices.

The annual Trial Advocacy program will be held August 11-13 at the LSU Law Center. Nearly 200 students wil participate in the program.


Chancellor Weiss Appoints Pietruszkiewicz to Vice Chancellor Position

Chancellor Jack Weiss has announced the appointment of Christopher Pietruszkiewicz as Vice Chancellor of Business Affairs.

Chris Pietruszkiewicz, the J.Y. Sanders Professor of Law at the Law Center, brings an impressive resume to his new position as V.C. – a position vacated by Glenn Morris after 11 years of service. Morris stepped down from the position of vice chancellor July 31, 2008 to resume his full-time teaching career.


Annual Fund Update

The LSU Law Annual Fund kicked off in July, and is in high gear. Mike Rubin (’75), chairing this year’s drive, is busy recruiting LSU Law alumni in firms around the country to help steward the campaign.  Our theme is “Beat Bama”, with the goal to increase the overall percentage of individual alums donating to the school.  Several firms have already made the honor roll with 100% participation of LSU Law grads in their firms.


Sutherland, Patterson and West Appointed to Lead Chancellor's Council

Chancellor's Council, the leadership giving level of the Annual Fund, continues to grow under the guidance of long-time members, Dean Sutherland, Mike Patterson and Paul West.


University of the Pacific Professor Joins LSU Law Center as Visiting Faculty Member

Linda E. Carter, a professor of law and director of the criminal justice concentration at the University of the Pacific's McGeorge School of Law, will be joining the LSU Law Center this fall as a visiting faculty member.

Carter will teach two courses-a seminar in capital punishment and a course on criminal law.


Upcoming Reunions

Six classes will celebrate reunions in the fall. Classes of 1968, 1983, 1988, 1998, and 2003 will get together Friday, September 26, the evening before the Mississippi State Homecoming football game. The 1978 class is scheduled for the evening of October 24, before the Georgia football game.


Free CLE Program on Ethics and Professionalism

There will be a free continuing legal education program for LSU Law Alumni on Friday, September 26, at 2:30 p.m. in the McKernan Auditorium. The two-hour program will include one hour on "Ethics" and one hour on "Professionalism."

The program is free to LSU Law Alumni as part of Homecoming weekend. The fee for non-alumni is $45 per hour. To register online, click on the "Register for CLE Program" link below.

Register for CLE Program

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