Achievements

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 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.

Loyola University New Orleans is proud to announce that the Loyola Law Clinic is tied for 31st on the "U.S. News and World Report" 2018 list of the Best Clinical Training programs.The Loyola Law Clinic hosts nine clinics – Community Justice, Criminal Defense, Workplace Justice, Immigration, Technology & Legal Innovation, Family Law, Children's Rights, Misdemeanor, and Prosecution. This national ranking recognizes the impressive and important work of the College of Law in training the next generation of lawyers. 

Professor Bill Quigley argued to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in support of voting rights for individuals from Louisiana on probation and parole.  Professors Davida Finger, Andrea Armstrong, and Johanna Kalb were involved in Amicus briefs submitted to the court for this case.

Professors Andrea Armstrong, Lloyd Drury, and Luz Molina have been recognized for their career and community accomplishments.

In the coming year, the Associate Deans section intends to create resources for associate law deans around the country.

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