May 2018 Your LSU Law Center Online Newsletter   
LSU Law to graduate Class of 2018 on June 1

The 2018 LSU Law Commencement ceremony will be held Friday, June 1 at 10 a.m. at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. More than 170 graduates will receive their degrees at the ceremony. The 50-year Golden Graduates Class of 1968 will also be honored at the event.

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Can't make it? Watch the Commencement ceremony online

For those unable to attend, the 2018 Commencement ceremony will be streamed online starting at 9 a.m. on June 1. The live stream will begin with a loop of photos submitted by the graduates of the Class of 2018 and then display the graduation ceremony in its entirety.

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Congressman Steve Scalise to deliver Keynote Address

LSU alumnus Rep. Steve Scalise, U.S. House Majority Whip and the third ranking House Republican leader, will deliver the keynote address at the LSU Law Commencement. Scalise represents the First Congressional District of Louisiana, which covers much of southeast Louisiana, including the Northshore of Lake Pontchartrain and the New Orleans suburbs.

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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 have been selected as inductees into the Order of the Barristers. The Order of Barristers is 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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LSU Law News

LSU Law Moot Court program ranked 25th by Blakely Advocacy Institute – Read More »

Advocacy Program's Fit to Practice workshop series draws more than 160 students in its first year – Read More »

Read the Spring 2018 LSU Law magazineRead More »

Upcoming Events

May 31: Senior Crawfish Boil – Read More »

June 1: 2018 Commencement – Read More »

June 1: Golden Grads/Les Avocats Luncheon – Read More »

June 5: Summer classes begin

Faculty News

Professor and Chancellor Emeritus John Costonis receives 2018 H.M. "Hub" Cotton Award – Read More »

Students vote Michael Coenen as Professor of the Year for 2017-18 – Read More »

Professor Margaret Thomas is quoted by the Associated Press for its article "Judge: Return Chinese Drywall Lawsuits To Original States." – Read More »

Professor Elizabeth Carter attended the International Society of Family Law North American Regional Conference on April 28 at the University of Minnesota School of Law, where she was on a panel on Private Ordering and Premarital Agreements.

Class Notes

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

View the May 2018 Class Notes.

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