Month: October 2017

Hurricane Relief: LSU Law Lends a Hand

By: Caitlin Mullaney Most of the students at LSU Law school know all too well the devastating effect a hurricane can have on a community and the individuals that make up the community. With that in mind it took no…

What a Feat! : Students Argue in Front of Louisiana Supreme Court

By: Cavett Feazel On October 16, 2017, LSU Law students Jessica Thomas, Lacey Sanchez, Erin Abrams, and Jacob Irving, under the guidance of Professor Robert Lancaster, argued before the Bar of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

He Said, She Said, PMH On Politics: Gun Control and the Second Amendment

By: Conner Graham and Adrienne Wood  HE SAID:      The issue of gun control becomes a hot topic after every mass shooting event. While families are grieving, politicians rush to the cameras to provide their sage wisdom of how these…

The Civil Cocktail: Meredith Soniat

By: Bryan Dupree  Meredith Soniat is an attorney with the Southeastern Immigrant Freedom Initiative. We arrive at Olive or Twist on a fairly busy Friday evening.

Kneeling on the Constitution

By: Natalie Awad  In 2016, Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, kneeled during the national anthem. This action spurred protests that continue today as NFL players have either knelt, sat, or raised their fists during the national anthem.