The Louisiana State Law Institute has appointed associate professor of law Sandi Varnado to the Lesion Beyond Moiety Committee. The Louisiana State Law Institute serves as an advisor to the Louisiana State Legislature. Lesion beyond moiety is a civil law term denoting the ability of a seller of immovable property to rescind that sale if the price paid is less than half of market value at the time of the sale.
Professor Barnes sessions focused on Adobe Acrobat and what you need to practice law on the go.
Mitch will continue a project analyzing the nature of state emergency law
Professor John Lovett presented a paper entitled “Reliance Interests and Access to Property in Louisiana (and Scottish) Property Law” at the University of Glasgow Law School on October 8, 2015.
His piece was among several responses to a New York Times three-part series on arbitration. Szalai was also featured in a Forbes Magazine article on the same subject.
The Yale Black Law Students Association invited Loyola Law Professor Mitchell Crusto to discuss his book, Involuntary Heroes: Hurricane Katrina's Impact On Civil Liberties, which explores how state emergency laws impact constitutional civil liberties.
Crusto's book is essential reading for constitutional scholars and members of the general public who want to understand constitutional rights.
The institute serves as an advisor to the Louisiana State Legislature.
Professor Craig Senn presented his article "Redefining Protected 'Opposition' Activity in Employment Retaliation Cases" at the Colloquium on Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law (COSELL). It was held at the Indiana University Maurer School of Law (Bloomington, IN) in September. The article will be published by the Cardozo Law Review in 2016.
Kalb's paper "Human Rights Proxy Wars" was selected for presentation at the 2016 meeting of the Association of American Law Schools.
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