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.
Dominick Impastato III, J.D. ’04, won the open District 4 seat on the Jefferson Parish Council in the October 14 election.
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.
Loyola’s first time test takers passed at a rate of 87.37%. Of all Loyola test takers, 81.58% passed.
Toale is a former Jefferson Parish public defender who has practiced in several New Orleans-area parishes for over 30 years.
The piece, also by University of Houston Law School Professor Victor Flatt, criticizes Trump administration rollbacks of policies and initiatives originally designed to reduce carbon pollution.
The award “was conceived in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and its purpose is to recognize a lawyer for contributions to community leadership outside the practice of law.”