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Robert A. Kutcher, J.D. ’75, and Thomas M. Richard, J.D. ’83, have been named 2017 Super Lawyers.  Both are partners at Wagar Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais LLP.   Kutcher has appeared in Super Lawyers since 2008.  Richard appeared in 2007 and 2016.

New Orleans Redevelopment Authority's (NORA) Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to appoint Brenda M. Breaux, J.D. ’94, Executive Director.  The appointment, effective August 15, 2016, followed the appointment of outgoing Executive Director, Jeff Hebert, to the position of Deputy Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer for the City of New Orleans.  Breaux served as NORA's Chief Operating Officer since May 2012, where she was responsible for the day to day operations of the Agency.

Professor Kalb’s article, Human Rights Proxy Wars, was accepted for publication in the upcoming issue of Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties.

Professors Christine Cerniglia-Brown and Davida Finger presented at the Third Alliance for Experiential Education conference at New York Law School on June 11, 2016.

Finger works tirelessly to provide legal assistance to the underserved and she works tirelessly with new lawyers and law students to shape new lawyers.

Quigley was part of a team of lawyers challenging money bail requirements in criminal courts. The Trial Lawyer of the Year Award is awarded to the attorneys who made the greatest contribution to the public interest within the past year by trying or settling a precedent-setting, socially significant case.

The article explores the relation between cultural cognition theory and the public commitment for remedial action on climate change.

Bryan Jeansonne, J.D. ’06, was honored with the Dr. W. Turrentine Jackson Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award at the 154th anniversary convention of Theta Xi fraternity in Minneapolis. The award is bestowed upon a member “committed to ensuring the highest level of accountability and achievement of the Chapter and its membership.”  He has served as chapter adviser of LSU’s chapter of Theta Xi since 2008.

In the article, Lovett tackles a problem in Louisiana property law arising from the Louisiana Supreme Court decision in Boudreaux v. Cummings.

The award is named in honor of the late Camille Gravel, a veteran trial attorney and a champion in the battle for civil rights and equal justice. 

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