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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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LSBA & COBA Presentation on Law Student Registration for 2L Day & 3L Evening Students

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Sarah Johnson · sejohnso@loyno.edu · 504-861-5981

Location: Room 405, College of Law Building, Broadway Campus

Representatives from the Louisiana State Bar Association ("LSBA") and the Louisiana Supreme Court Committee on Bar Admissions ("COBA") will provide a presentation for 2L day students and 3L evening students who wish to take the July 2021 or February 2022 Louisiana Bar Exam. They will lecture about Law Student Registrant ("LSR") deadlines, fees, and the National Conference of Bar Examiners' ("NCBE") application.


Skills Course - SKL-MAR-09101219: Maritime Primer

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:45 pm

Contact: Hector Linares · halinare@loyno.edu

Location: Law School Building Room 111

(Tues. & Thurs., Sept. 10 & 12, 2019) (12:30 - 1:45 pm)

Louisiana and the Gulf South are the most active jurisdictions for maritime practice. This class will cover basic concepts of what is the traditional test for maritime tort and contract jurisdiction, what is the distinction between jurisdiction and applicable law, what are navigable waters of the United States, the basic concepts of Jones Act Seaman status, who is a Longshore Harbor Worker and other very basic concepts of maritime law. Students will walk away with a broad understanding of maritime law which will assist with subsequent skill courses that address drafting a maritime complaint, answering the maritime complaint, propounding discovery and conducting a factual investigation of a maritime accident in rem jurisdiction and arrest and seizure of a vessel, and limitation of liability. Attend this first class that is part of a larger series of skills courses.