March 2017 Your LSU Law Center Online Newsletter   
Vanderbilt Professor Jim Rossi to Deliver Liskow & Lewis Lecture

Jim Rossi, Professor of Law and Director of Program in Law and Government at Vanderbilt Law School, will deliver the 2017 Liskow & Lewis Visiting Professorship in Law Lecture on March 23 in the Robinson Courtroom. Rossi's lecture is titled "Federalism Battles in Energy Transportation."

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U.S. Army War College to Visit LSU Law on March 22

The LSU Law Center will host the U.S. Army War College Eisenhower Series College Program on March 22 in the McKernan Auditorium. Four of the nation's leading military personnel will discuss critical issues facing our nation's armed forces, including diversity in the military, integration of women into combat positions, legal issues of autonomous weapons and more.

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Renowned Commentator on Law and Society Arthur R. Miller Gives 2017 Rubin Lecture

Arthur R. Miller – NYU School of Law professor and one of the nation's most distinguished legal scholars – delivered the Judge Alvin B. and Janice G. Rubin Visiting Professor of Law Lecture on March 8 at the LSU Law Center. Miller visited classes and held a student lunch Q&A during the day, and he discussed the role of the court system in today's political and economic world during his lecture.

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Professor Oliver Moréteau Inducted into French Republic's Ordre des Palmes Academiques

On Feb. 9, three LSU faculty members – including LSU Law's Center of Civil Law Director and Assistant Dean Olivier Moréteau – were inducted into the French Republic's prestigious Ordre des Palmes Academiques, or the Order of the French Academic Palms. Moréteau was bestowed the grade of Officier. The award recognizes both foreigners and French living abroad who promote French education and culture.

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LSU Law News

LSU Law Jessup moot court team places as semifinalists in national competition Read More »

Christine Briede joins LSU Law Alumni staff Read More »

The market is soaring – Take advantage of appreciated stock for charitable giving Read More »

Law Center Annual Fund and Dean's Council campaigns support student recruitment; Campaigns honor distinguished professors Read More »

Upcoming Events at LSU Law

The LSU Law Center will host its annual Student Scholarship Reception on March 28 at The Club at Union Square. The reception allows student scholarship holders and scholarship donors or representatives to meet in person Read More »

LSU Law's annual Race Judicata will be held March 29 outside the LSU Law Center. Runners and walkers will be greeted with crawfish, refreshments and music after the race Read More »

LSU Law's Student Bar Association will hold a preview of the upcoming Louisiana legislative season on March 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. Read More »

The annual Journal of Energy Law and Resources symposium – titled "Energy and Coastal Environmental Hazards" – will be held March 31 in the McKernan Auditorium Read More »

Reunion Days for the LSU Law Classes of 1977, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2007 and 2012 is tentatively set for Sept. 29-30. Contact Missi Lightfoot ( if you'd like to serve on your reunion committee Read More »

Faculty News

Professor Edward Richards was interviewed by Fox 8 for its story "LSU professor argues Louisiana's coastal plans will not protect residents from hurricanes" Read More »

Professor Ken Levy wrote an editorial for titled "The Real Problem with USDA" Read More »

Professor Christine Corcos has been named chair of the Association of American Law Schools Advisory Committee on Law and Film. She succeeds Professor Michael Olivas of the University of Houston Law Center, the Committee's founding chair Read More »

Class Notes

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

View the March 2017 Class Notes.

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