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LSU Law celebrates Black History Month

LSU Law celebrates Black History Month

POSTED: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 5:00pm

UPDATED: Saturday, February 9, 2013 - 5:04pm

The LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, in collaboration with the LSU Law Black Law Student Association (BLSA), will host two events in recognition of Black History Month. Both events will take place in the McKernan Auditorium at the LSU Law Center.

On Wednesday, February 13 at 6:00 p.m. the Law Center and BLSA will host a Black History Month panel: The Evolution of the African American LSU Law Student. The Honorable Trudy White (’81) and Winston Decuir, Sr. (’75) will be among the panelists.

On Thursday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m. the Law Center and BLSA will present The Emancipation Proclamation 150 Years Later: A Conversation with Paul Finkelman. Paul Finkelman, a Professor from Albany Law School, will discuss this important piece of American legal history. Professor Finkelman is an expert in constitutional history and constitutional law, freedom of religion, the law of slavery, civil liberties and the American Civil War, and legal issues surrounding baseball.

Registration is required; however, these events are free and open to the public. If you wish to attend, please email

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