Susan Talley Elected President of Louisiana State Law Institute
On January 1, 2018, Susan Talley became President of the Louisiana State Law Institute. The Institute was originated at Louisiana State University in 1933 to establish an official advisory law revision commission, law reform agency and legal research agency for the State of Louisiana. The Institute continues to promote and encourage the clarification and simplification of the law of Louisiana and its better adaptation to present social needs, to secure the better administration of justice and to carry on scholarly legal research and scientific legal work.
The Institute has a general membership of approximately 400. The governing authority of the Institute is comprised of ex-officio and elected members representative of the executive branch of the government, the legislature, the judiciary and the legal education and practicing professions. Susan's tenure as President will be for one year.