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Southern University endowed professors share secrets to legal academia work

By Karen Kidd | Jul 10, 2016

BATON ROUGE – Recent recipients of Southern University Law Center’s prestigious endowed professorships shared some advice for up-and-coming attorneys who aspire to academia.

Southern University Law professor to lend expertise to Louisiana Budget Project

By Mike Helenthal | Jul 10, 2016

BATON ROUGE -- Southern University Law Center professor Keith Odinet, whose research focuses on mortgage finance, real estate and consumer financial protection, hopes his experience can help the Louisiana Budget Project (LBP), which recently named him to its board.

Settlement possible in Bayou Classic trademark infringement lawsuit

By Emily Crowe | Jun 26, 2016

BATON ROUGE – The Southern University System Foundation has been ordered to attend a settlement conference in a trademark infringement case involving the use of several of the foundation's Bayou Classic trademarks and service marks.

Southern University faces credit rating downgrade

By Taryn Phaneuf | May 28, 2016

BATON ROUGE — Moody’s Investors Service downgraded the Southern University System debt and issuer ratings earlier this month, citing the school’s financial inflexibility in the face of declining state funding.

John Pierre takes helm of Southern University Law Center

By Taryn Phaneuf | Apr 14, 2016

BATON ROUGE — As John Pierre became more interested in legal higher education, he started to see the importance and impact graduates of the Southern University Law Center have in the state, as they take jobs in public affairs, business and nonprofits.

Judicial portrait at Southern University symbolizes career of Jesse N. Stone Jr.

By Michael Carroll | Apr 14, 2016

BATON ROUGE – The life of Jesse N. Stone Jr. is chock-full of “firsts” – member of the first graduating class of the Southern University Law Center, the first African-American attorney to set up shop in Shreveport in 1950, the first graduate of Southern University Law to eventually serve as dean, the first African-American assistant state superintendent of education in Louisiana and the first African-American to serve on the Louisiana Supreme Court.

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