Category Archives: In Memoriam

Remembering George W. Pugh, (1925-2020) by Alejandro Carrió, LL.M. 1982

Alejandro Carrió wrote from Buenos Aires: I only recently found out about the passing of Professor George W. Pugh. It is with obvious sadness, but also with the joy that comes from realizing how lucky I was for having met … Continue reading

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Bob Sloan (1947-2020), Former Director of the LSU Laborde Energy Law Center

Professor Bob Sloan passed away untimely on June 19, 2020. He was the first Director of the Laborde Energy Law Center at LSU Law, which he helped design and implement our thriving Energy Law program. He was a keen supporter … Continue reading

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Robert Pascal: A Priest of Right Order is … Ready to Order!

Professor Emeritus Robert Anthony Pascal passed away in January 2018, at the age of 102. His life was devoted to the study and teaching of law, and he educated generations of lawyers at LSU, with no less ambition than making … Continue reading

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Robert A. Pascal (1915-2018), the Passing of a Legend

Professor Emeritus Robert Anthony Pascal passed away on January 19, 2018 at the age of 102. With a life devoted to the study and teaching of law, a span of nearly three-quarters of a century between his first and last … Continue reading

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Louis de la Vergne (1938-2017)

Louis Victor de la Vergne, attorney, died September 15, 2017, in New Orleans following a brief illness. Mr. de la Vergne was born September 21, 1938, in New Orleans. He graduated from New Orleans Academy before receiving his undergraduate degree … Continue reading

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Professor Yiannopoulos

The LSU Law Center mourns the passing of Prof. Yiannopoulos. A professor at LSU Law from 1957-79, A.N. “Thanassi” Yiannopoulos was a great supporter of the Law Center and spent much of his career rewriting the Louisiana civil code. He … Continue reading

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