New energy law center at LSU aims to tackle 21st century issues

Paul M. Hebert Law Center

LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack M. Weiss told NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune last week that legal and regulatory issues in the energy industry have become more specialized and complex, prompting the law center to begin a specialized program studying energy law. Students interested in studying energy law will have a place to go, as the Louisiana Board of Regents approved the LSU Energy Law Center in August.

 LSU Law Center Chancellor Jack M. Weiss told NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune last week that legal and regulatory issues in the energy industry have become more specialized and complex, prompting the law center to begin a specialized program studying energy law. LSU Law School

The center will collaborate with the LSU A & M campus in areas that will increase the knowledge base of students in the energy law program.

As Mr. Weiss held conversations with alumni, he came to realize the field of energy law had been modernized and went beyond the traditional courses of oil and gas.

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