The article entitled Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools: Finding a Middle Ground details the Supreme Court decision enabling students and parents to seek immediate relief of disability discrimination from the courts, rather than first the administrative procedures of the Individuals with Disabilities Act.
Professor Johanna Kalb and Professor Andrea Armstrong filed an amicus brief on behalf of 17 Louisiana professors of constitutional law and history in VOTE v. LA, a case brought by Professor William Quigley and others challenging the statutory prohibition on voting for people who on are probation or parole.
Wilkie previously served as senior advisor to U.S. Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina, and recently worked in President Trump’s transition office. He previously served as assistant secretary of defense and senior director of the National Security Council during the George W. Bush administration.
Jansen is currently assistant general counsel at the University of Texas System and director and treasurer of the American Women Writers National Museum, founded by his wife, the Hon. Janice Law in Washington, D.C.
The Pro Bono Project named Callan Johns, a 2L at Loyola, "Law Student of the Year" at the 2017 Volunteer Recognition Awards & Reception on December 5, 2017.
Callan worked with the Pro Bono Project as a summer intern through the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center. The Gillis Long Summer Internship Program places students with legal aid offices and nonprofit organizations across the United States. Interns earn $5,000.00 during the ten-week program.
The National Team comprised of Courtney Harper, Trent Wallis, and Michael Catalano competed at the Region VII competition at Vanderbilt. They handily defeated Vanderbilt and Cumberland in the preliminary rounds to make it to the quarterfinals. In a tough match against Alabama, they prevailed to advance to the semi-finals. They met Ole Miss in the semis where they won oral argument but were defeated by a small margin because Ole Miss had a higher brief score. They landed in third place overall and Courtney Harper was voted the best oralist of that semi-final round. We are SO proud of th
The paper details solitary confinement, environmental hazards faced by death row inmates in Louisiana such as air and water pollution, and the possibility of EPA intervention.
The organizations are working with the help of a federal grant from the National Council on Disability to produce a Report on Charter Schools, Choice & Vouchers – Implications for Students with Disabilities.
Desiree Charbonnet, J.D. ’94, Derrick Edwards, J.D. ’03, Seth Bloom, J.D. ’03, and Omar Mason, J.D. '99, are on ballots for the November 18th runoff elections.
Chase has presided over Section A of Civil District Court in Orleans Parish for the past 10 years.