The Department of Justice selected Professor Andrea Armstrong for training as a certified auditor under the Prisoner Rape Elimination Act. Her selection follows a competitive application process and will take place during her upcoming sabbatical. Armstrong will be the eighth Louisiana-based auditor and in the first independent auditor based in Louisiana certified by the Department of Justice.
The report, titled Time-In-Cell, is a detailed national survey of administrative segregation in prisons.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent agency charged with advising the President and Congress on civil rights matters, and issuing an annual federal civil rights enforcement report.
Professor Kalb co-authored the piece with Alicia Bannon
By accepting this honor, Prof. Lovett commits to travel to the University of Edinburgh Law School once per year and contribute in some way to the intellectual life of the institution through teaching or research.
A special Leadership in Law insert profiling all honorees will run in the May 26 issue of CityBusiness.
30 visiting law students and faculty members heard lectures from Loyola faculty and made field trips to the State Supreme Court and 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. District Court, and the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
The February 3rd panel discussion was titled “Adverse Possession, Mortgages, and the Public Trust Doctrine.”
Professor William Quigley assisted in the drafting of the ordinance and appeared before the city council multiple times to advocate its passage. The ordinance allows for individuals accused of low-level municipal offenses released on their own recognizance, rather than being jailed if they cannot afford a bond.
Sokol says she will travel throughout southern India, visiting various universities and institutes of Ghandian studies.