October 2016 Your LSU Law Center Online Newsletter law.lsu.edu   
Galligan Toasts 3L Class During Hats 'n Canes Celebration

On Oct. 1, LSU Law's Class of 2017 gathered on the front steps of the Old Law Building for the annual Hats 'n Canes celebration. Dean Tom Galligan delivered his inaugural Hats 'n Canes toast, and students, families and alumni were treated to a tailgate before the LSU vs. Missouri football game.

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LSU Law Welcomes Back Alumni

LSU Law alumni from the classes of 1976, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2006 and 2011 returned to their alma mater for the LSU Law Reunion Weekend on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. A reception was held at the Hilton Capitol Center on Friday evening, and graduates attended the annual all-alumni tailgate party at the Law Center on Saturday.

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PowderPuff Football Game Raises $3,500 for Charity

LSU Law students scored a touchdown for charity during their annual PowderPuff Football game on the LSU Parade Grounds on Oct. 14. The game pits female students from the 2L class against the 3L class, and the 3Ls got a last-second score to win 12-6. The game, as well as a charity auction following the game, helped raise more than $3,500 for the Baton Rouge Area Foundation Flood Relief fund.

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LSU Holds Moment or Movement Symposium

In the wake of the tragic summer of 2016 in Baton Rouge, LSU held a Moment or Movement Presidential Symposium on Oct. 3 and 4 to discuss the events that took place in our city and across the nation. Three discussion panels were held at LSU Law, including a talk by law professor Chris Tyson on the racial and spatial dimensions of Baton Rouge. Tyson discussed the racial history of the city, Baton Rouge's dividing line and what is being done to ease tensions in our community.

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LSU Law Mourns Passing of '58 Grad, '13 Distinguished Achievement Winner Dick Knight

LSU Law is mourning the passing of Richard "Dick" Knight. Dick was an esteemed 1958 graduate of the LSU Law Center, editor-in-chief of the Louisiana Law Review and a 2013 LSU Law Center's Distinguished Achievement Award winner. He was a long-standing member of the Law Center's Board of Trustees and a person devoted to his family, his community and the Law Center.

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LSU Law Annual Fund Law Firm Campaign Begins

LSU Law's Firm Fundraising Campaign is under way. The firm challenge began mid-September and runs through November. We are thankful to our Firm Leaders for their hard work and continued support.

See the list of leaders and find out if your firm is participating »

For more information, contact Mimi Plauche »

LSU Law News

LSU Law ranked No. 11 Best Value Law School by preLaw Magazine Read More »

LSU Law students achieve state's highest passage rate on July 2016 bar exam Read More »

3L Alaina Richard named best Oral Advocate at National Pretrial Competition Read More »

Faculty News

Professor Bill Corbett was named faculty adviser of the Louisiana Judicial College, an arm of the Louisiana Supreme Court that provides continuing legal education for Louisiana judges Read More »

Professor Robert Lancaster participated in a panel discussion titled "Re-Examining the In-House Clinical Model in an Era of Innovation and Expansion of Alternative Clinical Opportunities" at the sixth annual Southern Clinical Teaching Conference in Charlotte, N.C. Read More »

Professor Keith Hall spoke on "Common Interests Created in Oil and Gas" and "Implied Covenants in Oil and Gas Leases" at the 34th annual Oil & Gas Short Course in Houston. Read More »

Class Notes

Find out about the latest news and accomplishments of your classmates!

View the October 2016 Class Notes.

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