Month: February 2016

Montgomery v. Louisiana

By: Halee Snellgrove Maturin In 1963, here in East Baton Rouge, 17-year-old Henry Montgomery was found guilty of murdering a police officer, Charles Hurt. While he was initially sentenced to death, the judge declared a mistrial and as a result…

Barrister’s Bowl XXII

(Photos: Emily Brauner, LSUNOW) By: Jacob Longman Some rivalries stretch across the ages. Invoking images of greatness, the rivals shine brightly, each comparing and contrasting with the other until it becomes impossible to define one without mentioning the other. Their…

Dismissed with Prejudice

By: Cody Grosshart The spring semester is always a milestone for every class. If you are a 1L, then this is your second opportunity to slay the academic beast that is your first year. If you are a 2L, then…

Secret Lives at PMH: Coulter McMahen

By: Elizabeth Wong Name: Coulter McMahen Class: 2L Q: Where did you transfer from? A: University of Arkansas in Little Rock Q: What was the hardest part about transferring? A: The hardest part was leaving behind the professors and students…