Professor David Gruning gave a presentation on the Civil Law of Obligations at a symposium presented by the Louisiana Law Review. The March 18th symposium in Baton Rouge was titled More than a Tradition: The Future of Civil Law in Louisiana and Abroad.
His new article, “How the Supreme Court Used a Jedi mind trick to Turn Arbitration Law Upside Down,” explores a recent Supreme Court decision about arbitration law, American Express v. Italian Colors Restaurant.
The award honors her service to BLSA and the community. It was presented during their 12th annual scholarship gala, March 18, 2016.
It was one of five panel discussions during the two day event on public interest law. Professor Kalb also organized the event.
Verchick’s paper highlights vulnerabilities of America’s electrical grid to climate change, including flooding, storm damage, and decreased transmission efficiency in higher temperatures.
Blevins criticizes what he considers government overreach in the form of excessive occupational licensing requirements for jobs ranging from barbers to personal trainers.
Professor Lovett also lectured in South Africa recently. He gave presentations at the South African Research Chair in the Property Law and at the Faculty of Private Law at Stellenbosch University Law School. He also gave to lectures in graduate seminars at the University of Cape Town Law School.
The award has been resented annually since 1997 for “outstanding efforts in teaching in the area of immigration law.”
The professors presented on Louisiana’s legal system and the role of Loyola’s law clinic on March 23, 2016. The delegates included judges, district attorneys, prosecutors, and others from Africa.
The grant supports the existing expanded educations opportunities available to Molina’s clinic students, and pay for the employment of a full time staff attorney, a Loyola law school graduate.