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Annual Conference – 2024 Appellate Advocacy Seminar

On October 7 and 8, 2024, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit, LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Loyola University College of Law, Tulane University School of Law, and Southern University Law Center will present the 2024 Appellate Advocacy Seminar in New Orleans.





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