June 2018 Your LSU Law Center Online Newsletter law.lsu.edu   
172 students receive degrees at 2018 LSU Law Center Commencement ceremony

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center awarded degrees to 172 students during Commencement ceremonies held Friday, June 1, at Pete Maravich Assembly Center, with Congressman and U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise delivering the Commencement address.

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16 LSU Law students selected for induction into The Order of the Coif

Sixteen members of the LSU Law Class of 2018 were inducted into The Order of the Coif in a ceremony June 1 in the McKernan Auditorium. The Order of the Coif is a national honorary law fraternity, and each year, the local chapter elects to membership from the highest 10 percent of the senior class, those students who are deemed qualified.

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Nine LSU Law students selected for induction into The Order of the Barristers

Nine members of the LSU Law Class of 2018 were inducted May 30 into the Order of the Barristers, a national honorary organization whose purpose is the encouragement of oral advocacy and brief writing skills through effective law school oral advocacy programs. Students who have excelled in moot court, mock trial, brief writing, oral advocacy, and other advocacy programs throughout their time at the LSU Law Center are selected to join the Order.

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2018 grad Sara Kuebel named recipient of American Law Institute CLE Scholarship & Leadership Award

LSU Law 2018 graduate Sara Kuebel was selected as the recipient of the school's American Law Institute CLE Scholarship & Leadership Award. Kuebel, from Covington, graduated Summa Cum Laude and was inducted into the national honorary law fraternity The Order of the Coif. She also served as Senior Associate of the Louisiana Law Review and Student Bar Association Executive President.

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Graduate Ahmed Soussi recipient of Law Student Pro Bono Award by the Louisiana Bar Foundation

LSU Law Class of 2018 graduate Ahmed Soussi was the recipient of the Louisiana Bar Foundation Law Student Pro Bono Award at the Louisiana Supreme Court on May 22. The award recognizes a law student from an ABA-accredited law school in Louisiana who has demonstrated a dedication to providing legal services to the poor.

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LSU's Immigration Law Clinic successfully argues for clients seeking asylum, lawful status during Spring semester

The LSU Immigration Law Clinic successfully advocated for 13 clients during the Spring 2018 semester, including 11 cases for asylum granted. The Immigration Law Clinic provides an intensive, live-client representation experience in which students represent non-citizens in their defensive proceedings before the Executive Office of Immigration Review and affirmative applications with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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LSU Law News

Students receive academic honors for Spring 2018 Semester – Read More »

LSU Law No. 40 in latest Above the Law national rankings – Read More »

Faculty News

Professor Robert Lancaster was a panelist in the "Navigating the Clinical Teaching Market Workshop" at the AALS Clincal Legal Education Conference in Chicago in May. The workshop supports clinical teaching fellows who seek to fulfill a career in clinical legal education.

Professor Michael Malinowski is quoted by McClatchy for its article "DNA testing is like the 'Wild West'; should it be more tightly regulated?" – Read More »

Professor Ken Levy is quoted by the ABA Journal for its article "Proposed Florida law resurrects the debate around the legal duty to help someone in distress." – Read More »

Professor Bill Corbett is quoted by The Times Picayune | NOLA.com for its article "After discrimination complaint, WWOZ restricts employee disclosures, public commentary." – Read More »

Class Notes

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

View the June 2018 Class Notes.

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