August 2017 Your LSU Law Center Online Newsletter   
LSU Law announces new faculty hires, promotions for the Fall 2017 semester

LSU Law recently hired two new professors, promoted four others, and announced faculty status changes effective at the start of the Fall 2017 semester. "Our new colleagues and our newly promoted and tenured colleagues make us confident that the great teaching, impactful scholarship, and critical public service you all associate with your law school will continue in the years ahead," Dean Tom Galligan said.

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LSU Law Parole and Reentry Clinic attorneys honored with awards

Jane Hogan and Keith Nordyke, attorneys working with the LSU Law Center's Parole and Reentry Clinic, were recently honored at a pair of receptions. Hogan, staff attorney in the LSU Law Parole & Reentry Clinic, was awarded the "Outstanding Young Lawyer's Award" by the National Association of Counsel for Children on July 28. Nordyke was awarded the "Agent of Change Award" at the 2017 Reentry Benefiting Families Spark Plug Gala on Aug. 3 at the Governor’s Mansion.

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Seven LSU Law graduates earn degrees after summer semester

Seven students from the LSU Law Center earned their degrees after completing coursework during the Summer 2017 semester. Two students graduated with the LL.M. degree, two with a Juris Doctor degree, and three earned a Juris Doctor degree and the Graduate Diploma in Comparative Law.

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Reunion Weekend

Reunion weekend for the LSU Law classes of 1977, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2007 and 2012 will be held Sept. 29 and 30, and online registration is now open. Contact Missi Lightfoot ( if you have any questions.

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LSU Law News

Flood Proof partnership helps more than 100 families, unlocks $3M in recovery funds since August 2016 flood Read More »

18 LSU Law students nominated for membership in Wex Malone Inn of Court Read More »

Faculty News

Professor Chris Tyson wrote an editorial for the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report titled "A Teachable Moment: The Challenge of Equity in Baton Rouge." Read More »

Professor Ed Richards is quoted by The Advocate for its article "Lawsuits target I-12 median wall, embankment in flooding but getting state to pay is no sure bet." Read More »

Professor Elizabeth Carter's letter "Behavior of Dorothy Jackson appalling in Plummer case" was published by The Advocate. Read More »

Class Notes

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