Month: November 2015

Cheers to you, Cheney Joe

  On November 12, 2015, students, faculty and staff gathered on the front steps of the LSU Law Center to honor and celebrate beloved professor and co-dean, Cheney Joseph. Students paused for a moment of respect for Professor Joseph before…

Banning the Box: the Human Resource Element of Criminal Justice Reform

By: Bill­ Schulz One of the most talked-about issues this election season is criminal justice reform.  While the specifics vary from candidate to candidate, there is rising, bipartisan support for widespread changes to the way the criminal justice system works…

Dean Search Continues

By: Annie Beckstrom The fall semester at Paul M. Hebert Law Center has been one of transition. With the departure of Chancellor Weiss, students, faculty, and the surrounding legal community speculate as to the individual bestowed with the task of…

Sentencing Reform in the Modern Age

By: Jacob Longman The Louisiana Law Review is hosting a symposium on sentencing reform titled, “Throw Away the Key: Sentencing Reform in the 21st Century” on Friday, January 22. Theories will be debated and solutions to the problems which plague…

LSU Law Apprenticeship Week

By: Halee Snellgrove Maturin Paul M. Hebert Law Center will host its 3rd annual Apprenticeship Week program on January 4-8, 2016. The 170 participants of this program will consist of 2L and 3L law students who are looking to get…