Achievements

Professor Verchick presented his paper "Adapting to Climate Change while Planning for Disaster" (co-authored with Abby Hall) at a natural resources workshop at Stanford Law School.

 

M. Isabel Medina, Ferris Family Distinguished Professor of Law, presented "Derivative Citizenship - What's sex (and race) got to do with it? Revisiting Nguyen v. Immigration and Naturalization Service in the shadow of Flores-Villar v. United States" at Loyola University Chicago School of Law's Second Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium on October 21, 2011.
 

Meera Unnithan Sossamon, 3L, following graduation will be working as a federal judicial clerk for the Honorable Ivan L.R. Lemelle in the U.S. Eastern District of Louisiana, 2012-2013.

Lacey E. Rochester, 3L, following graduation will be working as a federal judicial clerk for the Honorable Wendy Hagenau in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia, 2012-2013.

Keriann Langley, 3L, following graduation will be working as a federal judicial clerk for the Honorable Carl Barbier in the U.S. Eastern District of Louisiana, 2012-2013.

Michael A. McGlone ’72, J.D. ’75, partner in the New Orleans, La., office of Kean Miller, was named Alumnus of the Year by Jesuit High School.

Matthew A. Menendez, J.D. ’10 joined the Law Offices of Kantaras & Andreopoulos in Palm Harbor, Fla.

Press Release: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/10/prweb8879661.htm
 

Samuel Dalton, J.D. ’54, H’94, Harahan, La., the founding chairman the Jefferson Parish Indigent Defender Board in Louisiana, who has represented poor defendants for nearly six decades, is the Kutak-Dodds Prize awardee for public defense.

Professor Verchick recently published: Climate Change and the Puget Sound: Building the Legal Framework for Adaptation, 2(3) CLIMATE LAW 1 (2011) (with Yee Huang, et al.)

Professor Verchick gave a lecture to students at Stanford Law School, titled, "The Role of Federal Law and Policy in Climate Change Adaptation."
 

Third-year law student Daniel Perez co-chaired with Tulane Law School the Fifteenth Annual National Latina/o Law Student Conference held Thursday, September 29 through Saturday, October 1, 2011.  This years conference was entitled “Crossroads: Changing Faces in New Beginnings,” recognizing the moment where a new culture full of color and life enters a community in the time of growth and recovery.

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