International Law Society Welcomes Dan Stigall

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Dan Stigall, JD LSU and LLM George Washington University, presently working with the Department of Justice, will give a talk on Monday January 28 from 12:40 to 1:40 in room 106. Jambalaya and refreshments will be served. 

Dan Stigall has an amazing international experience, as a military lawyer in Europe and the Middle East and now as a Trial Attorney, Office of International Affairs at U.S. Department of Justice.

He speaks French, is well published (including in the Louisiana Law Review where he authored a rich article on Iraqi law) and is a member of Juris Diversitas, a Comparative Law international network (http://jurisdiversitas.blogspot.com).

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He researches and writes on topics related to international law and comparative law. His articles have appeared in the George Washington International Law Review, the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law, the Military Law Review, and numerous other publications on topics such as Counter-terrorism and investigative detention.

His enthusiasm for the civil law, comparative law, foreign and international experience is contagious and he is a great communicator. Please join us in welcoming Mr. Stigall to LSU Law.

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Meeting Oct 10th 12:40 in Room 106

October 10th at 12:40 in Room 106 Robert Sloan, former Executive VP and General Counsel of Entergy, will discuss how a legal career can take you places around the world that you didn’t expect, and how a knowledge of civil and comparativelaw can provide opportunities to succeed in those unexpected places. Mr. Sloan will discuss his interaction with the civil lawin the U.S. and Europe while working for the U.S. State Department, law firms, and businesses. Those with an interest in practicing international corporate or business law would certainly benefit from this discussion. Lunch will be served and a Q&A session will follow.

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State Dept. Internship Informational

On Monday Sept 10 at 1pm in room 106 Diplomat in Residence Donna Blair has returned to the Law Center to give students more information on internships with the State Department. The application process starts very soon and the deadline is fast behind the start date. If you are interested in an internship next summer with the State
Department please come out and let Diplomat Donna Blair inform you about
what the State Department offers to intern hopefuls.

Ms. Donna Blair is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. She served as Principal Officer/Consul General of U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. She has also served in Kenya, Venezuela, Ghana, Nigeria, Spain,
Argentina, and Hong Kong. Her domestic assignments include the Bureau of
African Affairs, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Bureau of Human
Resources and the Armed Forces Staff College. She is the recipient of
several Department of State Meritorious and Superior Honor Awards.

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U.S. Diplomat to visit LSU Law April 12th

Donna Blair from U.S. State Department will be visiting LSU to discuss what it’s like to work as a Foreign Service Officer and how a legal degree can be applied towards a career under the many bureaus of the State Department including but not limited to Foreign and Civil Service. Ms. Donna M. Blair, is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service. She served as Principal Officer/Consul General of U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Nigeria in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. She has also served in Kenya, Venezuela, Ghana, Nigeria, Spain, Argentina, and Hong Kong. Her domestic assignments include the Bureau of African Affairs, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Bureau of Human Resources and the Armed Forces Staff College. She is the recipient of several Department of State Meritorious and Superior Honor Awards.

She will be speaking on Thur April 12th at 12:40 in room 106. Thanks and we hope to see you there.

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Meeting Nov. 15th

We will be having a general meeting Nov. 15th at 12:40pm in Room 110. We will be providing Jambalaya and drinks.

Sullivan will be discussing the recent drone attacks in Yemen on U.S. citizens accused of terrorism.  He will also discuss what has changed in the last few years in targeting and detention policies.

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Dues

If you’d like to go ahead and pay the dues and receive an ILS gift please do so by dropping off a check or money in Maria’s locker #250. It’s the locker with the big globe. Make checks out to LSU International Law Society. If you pay cash please indicate your NAME so we can mark you down. We are finalizing the koozies and hope to give those to members soon. Thanks.

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Meeting Sept 8th

This Thursday, at 3pm in Room 110, we will be having our first meeting
of the year.  Professors Sullivan and Moreteau will be in attendance
to talk about the International Law curriculum at LSU, as well as
other opportunities such as the Journal of Civil Law Studies, the LLM
program, and more.

We will begin to talk about our upcoming events and opportunities
through ILS this year, including: community service programs, JOB
OPPORTUNITIES, moot court, ILSA, ABA International Law Section, and
more.  If you know you definitely want to join ILS, plan to go ahead
and bring your $12 dues (you get a free gift!!).  However, all are
welcome at this meeting and we hope to see EVERYONE there.

We will also be taking nominations for our Vice President of
Employment position and talking about committees.

This is a very big year for ILS and we can’t wait to see you Thursday

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Welcome to ISLA

Welcome to the LSU Chapter of the International Law Student Association (ISLA).  We’re excited about the upcoming year and look forward to seeing you at our meets. Until then, we invite you to explore the new website. We will be posting information about meetings, events, fundraisers, internships, career opportunities, and more.

 


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