Tag: November 2016

Filling the Supreme Court Vacancy

By: Jacob Longman In the midst of a truly bizarre election cycle, it’s often hard to remember that the upcoming Presidential election has some of the highest stakes in modern political memory. Rarely do two candidates represent such starkly different…

Pants For Women

By: Kathryn Jakuback At the end of September, LSU Law’s Trial Advocacy program sent four students to Montgomery, Alabama to participate in Faulkner Law’s inaugural Mockingbird Trial Competition. The competition was named after the modern literary classic “To Kill A…

Raising the Bar: The Secret to LSU Law’s Bar Exam Passage Rate

By: Tori Watson The end of 8 A.M. lectures and late night cram sessions may be in sight, but any third-year law student will tell you that one of the most daunting challenges of their law school career still lies…

Fight or Flight: When Clowning Around Turns Criminal

By: Brooklee Hurst Nightmares became reality when unsettling reports of clown sightings spread across the nation, with the latest tally showing over thirty states experiencing clown-related incidents. The sightings originated in Greenville County, South Carolina where reports that individuals dressed…

Above the Fray: Speech Considerations of Supreme Court Justices

By: Robert Glueck On August 10, 1993, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg took her oath of office to become only the second female to sit on the United States Supreme Court.  On that day, she gained the power to shape the…