Professor Andrea Armstrong co-authored a report for the Promise of Justice Initiative titled Dying in East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
Professor Robert Verchick, who also serves as President of the Center for Progressive Reform, co-authored public comments to Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler urging him to withdraw proposed changes to the agency's rule-making process. The comments received support from 85 public interest, labor, and grassroots organizations.
On July 19th, Dean Landrieu received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Louisiana Youth Seminar. The award is given in honor of Roddy Richard, a former delegate to the week-long seminar. Dean Landrieu then spoke to 330 Louisiana high school juniors and seniors who serve in leadership positions with their schools.
In his new article, Demystifying Enrichment Without Cause, which appears in the summer 2018 edition of the Louisiana Law Review, Professor Nikolaos Davrados explores the comparative and historical foundations of this obligations doctrine in the Louisiana Civil Code.
Emily Bishop, Director of the Loyola Lawyering Program and writing instructor, published an article entitled Avoiding 'Ally Theater' in Legal Writing Assignments in the journal Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing. In it, she proposes strategies for successfully incorporating issues of race, gender, and sexual orientation into the legal writing curriculum.
Professor Isabel Medina taught Constitutional Law at the Louisiana State Bar Association for high school seniors. Suit Up for the Future is a three week program through which rising 11th and 12th grade students have the opportunity to attend a short law school session, participate in field trips to law schools and courts, and shadow lawyers at area law schools and courts.
Professor Andrea Armstrong was interviewed by Oliver Thomas on WBOK about the impact of the Orleans parish jail on communities in the city.
Professor Kalb's op-ed Protect the Right to Counsel: Stop Recording Attorney-Client Phone-Calls appeared in the Times Picayune.
Professor Rob Verchick's op-ed, Not content with his war on science, Scott Pruitt is now waging a war on economics appeared in the Los Angeles Times on June 28th.
Professor Andrea Armstong calls for a citizen oversight of Orleans Parish jails in a new essay penned for The Data Center. The report titled The Impact of 300 Years of Jail Conditions is part of a series inviting local authors to weigh in modern-day racial disparities in New Orleans and the history behind them.