Month: October 2016

The Galligan Age

By: Annie Beckstrom   Newly appointed LSU Law Dean, Thomas Galligan, Jr., began his inaugural semester with a full plate. The Great Flood hit the week before classes were set to begin, ravaging a substantial portion of the Baton Rouge…

Shedding the Stigma & Sharing the Struggle: Mental Health Challenges Facing the Legal Community

By: Stacy Liere I suffer with depression. It’s the reason I withdrew from school last fall. Mental illness is something nobody chooses. It’s a chemical imbalance. It’s often genetic. In short, it’s something that is beyond your control. Learning how to…

Dog Days Are Over: Yappy Halloween Costumes for Your PMH Pups

By: Alaina Richard Halloween is a time of frivolity and excess. It’s truly one of the last good excuses we have left for assembling embarrassing outfits and sporting them in public (unless of course you have fallen victim to the…

The Price to Pay: A Look at Sentencing Following People v. Turner

By: Brooklee Hurst Many have questioned the fairness and competency of the justice system as national media outlets shined a spotlight on the recent Brock Turner case. Turner, a swimmer at Stanford University, was found guilty of sexually assaulting an…

Take a Knee: Speech Considerations in the NFL

By: Cody “Tick” McElroy Colin Kaepernick, a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers NFL football team, has chosen to kneel rather than stand during the national anthem every game this season. Several other players in the NFL have joined in…