Shaakirrah R. Sanders (JD '01) became the first African-American and second person of color to achieve the rank of full professor at the University of Idaho College of Law. Professor Sanders teaches courses related to U.S. constitutional law and criminal procedure. Professor Sanders has published scholarship on felony sentencing reform; civil and criminal jury trial rights; religious freedom; and agriculture security or “ag-gag” legislation.
Loyola New Orleans College of Law graduate Patrick Murphree, Class of 2017 and Spirit of Ignatius Award recipient, authored a law review comment that was featured in the most recent edition of Nancy K.D. Lemon’s Domestic Violence Law (American Casebook Series published by West). Patrick’s comment, titled Beat Your Wife and Lose Your Gun”: Defending Louisiana’s Attempts to Disarm Domestic Abusers, explored Louisiana’s bans on firearm possession in the context of domestic violence and concluded that such bans, whether state or federal, would survive constitutional review.
Dunlap will become the Louisiana Army National Guard’s new assistant adjutant general, Army, and serve as a principal military advisor to the adjutant general of the LANG.
This year's recipients from Loyola are Mary Katherine Richardson, Catharine Ohlsson Gracia, Jason A. Matt, James Craig Diamond, and Sean Erin Williams
The New Orleans native was officially appointed April 25 by Judge-Elect Ellen Hazeur, who previously served as the court’s clerk.
They are Eric Simonson, J.D. ’92, Jedd Malish, J.D. ’95, and Mary Nell Bennett, J.D. ’09.
15 alumni of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law have been named to the 2018 class of New Orleans CityBusiness’ 2018 Leadership in Law. Leadership in Law honors “50 outstanding legal professionals whose successes in law and contributions to the community have set the pace for the legal community.” A special Leadership in Law insert profiling all honorees will run in the May 25 issue of CityBusiness.
U.S. District Court Judge Carl J. Barbier, J.D. ‘70 is the recipient of the 2018 St. Ives Award, the highest honor awarded by the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Alumni Association. Named for the patron saint of lawyers, the St. Ives Award has been awarded annually since 1995 to one College of Law alum who represents the highest standards of the profession, has volunteered service to the university and college, and has furthered the mission of the College of Law and Alumni Association in significant and meaningful ways.
Turner's new eatery in Minneapolis will offer career training and professional development for those exiting the criminal justice system.
Becca Curry, J.D. ’14, co-authored a report for the ACLU titled Justice Derailed: A case study of abusive and unconstitutional practices in Colorado city courts. Curry is a Research and Policy Associate for the American Civil Liberties Union.