Simms Taplin fills the vacancy on the Orleans Parish Civil District Court created by the election of Judge Paula Brown to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal.
Hon. John J. Molaison Jr. ’83 (general studies), J.D. ’86, was appointed a member of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana. The Judiciary Commission is a nine-member constitutional body that is empowered to review allegations of judicial misconduct and to recommend to the Supreme Court that a judge be sanctioned when misconduct is proved by clear and convincing evidence. Judge Molaison has served as a judge in the 24th Judicial District since 2007; before that, he held several positions in the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office.
NOLA100 is a collaborative effort among local entrepreneurs and organizations, led by Entrepreneurs' Organization Louisiana Chapter.
The Judicial Conference of the United States frames policy guidelines for administration of judicial courts.
Professor Imre Szalai was quoted in a March 20 Time Magazine article titled What Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Could Mean for Your Consumer Rights. The piece centers around Judge Neil Gorsuch’s positions on “chevron deference” and consumer arbitration.
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.”
Action Words: Journey of a Journalist is the story of a young desegregation journalist who works to rid the city of New Orleans of Jim Crow violence during the administrations of U.S. Sen. Huey P. Long and Mayor T. Semmes Walmsley.
PLAC is a non-profit association formed in 1983 to analyze, understand, and shape the common law of product liability and complex litigation.
Reese was recently selected to serve as a military judge in the Navy-Marine Corps Trial Judiciary and will head to the bench at Camp Lejeune, N.C., in the summer of 2017.
Hillary Barnett Lambert, M.B.A./J.D. ’12, has been elected president of the Association. Camille Bryant, J.D. ’13, has been appointed Programs Committee chairperson.