15 alumni of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law have been named to the 2018 class of New Orleans CityBusiness’ 2018 Leadership in Law. Leadership in Law honors “50 outstanding legal professionals whose successes in law and contributions to the community have set the pace for the legal community.” A special Leadership in Law insert profiling all honorees will run in the May 25 issue of CityBusiness.
Professor Bill Quigley argued to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in support of voting rights for individuals from Louisiana on probation and parole. Professors Davida Finger, Andrea Armstrong, and Johanna Kalb were involved in Amicus briefs submitted to the court for this case.
Professors Andrea Armstrong, Lloyd Drury, and Luz Molina have been recognized for their career and community accomplishments.
In the coming year, the Associate Deans section intends to create resources for associate law deans around the country.
M. Isabel Medina's “Silencing Talk about Race: Why Arizona’s Prohibition of Ethnic Studies Violates Equality,” was published in volume 45 of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. Her Wilters Lecture at the University of South Alabama formed the basis of the piece, “In Search of the Nation of Immigrants: Balancing the Federal State Divide,” published at volume 20 of the Harvard Latinx Law Review.
U.S. District Court Judge Carl J. Barbier, J.D. ‘70 is the recipient of the 2018 St. Ives Award, the highest honor awarded by the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Alumni Association. Named for the patron saint of lawyers, the St. Ives Award has been awarded annually since 1995 to one College of Law alum who represents the highest standards of the profession, has volunteered service to the university and college, and has furthered the mission of the College of Law and Alumni Association in significant and meaningful ways.
Turner's new eatery in Minneapolis will offer career training and professional development for those exiting the criminal justice system.
Five College of Law Faculty members were honored at the President's Convocation for Faculty and Staff on January 19, 2015.
Becca Curry, J.D. ’14, co-authored a report for the ACLU titled Justice Derailed: A case study of abusive and unconstitutional practices in Colorado city courts. Curry is a Research and Policy Associate for the American Civil Liberties Union.
Incubator Program lawyer Matt Smith has been awarded a full scholarship to the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) program “Mastering the Art, Science & Craft of Advocacy”. The seven day training program combines the simulation of trial skills with lectures and demonstrations. Participants simulate trial skills and receive critiques on their videotaped performances. The week culminates with two days of jury trial.