Election Run-Down

By: Jacob Longman

October 24, 2015 is Election Day. Louisiana is the only state in the union to have a gubernatorial jungle primary. Put simply, a jungle primary pits all individuals running against each other. If no one gets fifty percent of the vote, a runoff is held between the top two challengers regardless of party. (more…)

PMH Professor Runs for Office

By: Annie Beckstrom

LSU Law boasts a curated selection of gifted, accomplished faculty members from all areas of the law. Our professors work hard to remain in tune to the needs of PMH students, providing a rigorous yet stimulating academic experience well suited for practice outside of the law school bubble. While fully preparing students to be successful, engaged members of the law community may seem like an onerous task in itself, several LSU Law professors find time to remain active participants in the local community and frequently appear in the media for their civic minded achievements. This past Saturday, thousands of Louisianans flocked to the polls to cast their votes for a wide array of government offices. One may have noticed a familiar PMH name on the ballot this year. LSU Law Professor Chris Tyson owned the challenge of running against incumbent candidate Tom Schedler for the office of Secretary of State. (more…)

Framed! with the Hitchcock Blonde

The Babadook
Written and Directed by Jennifer Kent

thebabadookKent’s The Babadook is the perfect addition to a Halloween Eve whether you’re braving the Horror section on Netflix alone or with your latest “Netflix-and-Chill” buddy. With its perfect balance of good ole’ fashioned scares and the things that go bump in the night, you’re in for a spook-tacular ride! (more…)

What’s Happening in the Red Stick? HALLOWEEN EDITION

The October edition of “WHIRS” is dedicated to the 3L’s. Since we are the only ones refusing to be hermits in the library yet #3LOL. Don’t fret my fellow classmates, we still have time for a “Monster Mash” before finals crunch time. I have scoured all the Baton Rouge social calendars to come up with a list you’ll enjoy, and I hope you check out some of these fun events before your 3-2-1’s kick in.



Dr. Love, M.D.

For this edition of The Civilian, Dr. Love didn’t wait for questions—instead, we gathered a few tips on dating a law student with the help of a PMH couple. Names have been changed to protect anonymity. (more…)

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