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The EPA is mandating a nationwide reduction in ozone emissions.

The chapter explores the statistically disproportionate incarceration of African-Americans in Louisiana

The paper details how the most decentralized school system in the United States has started to centralizing certain services and unifying policies to help create equal opportunities for vulnerable students.

Louisiana Successions, Donations and Trusts: Cases and Materials was co-authored with Monica Hof Wallace

The program under the direction of Professor Bill Quigley received the 2015 Judy M. Weightman Memorial Public Interest Award at the ABA Conference

Imre Szalai was recently quoted in a story titled Highmark Health joins push to take employee disputes to arbitration

Law Professor Mitch Crusto is clearly a leading scholar in the important, developing area of emergency law.  Emergency law is more important today in light of the government’s response to Hurricane Katrina, the Ferguson, Missouri unrest, the Boston Marathon bombing, and the Ebola epidemic scare.  Crusto is primarily concerned about the state and governments abuses of civil liberties during emergencies. 

Associate Professor Karen Sokol presented “East Meets West in Civil Disobedience Theory and Beyond: The Case of Edward Snowden” for a discussion group on Edward Snowden at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference.  Loyola Professor Patrick Hugg moderated the discussion.  Sokol’s presentation was based on an essay she wrote for the upcoming spring 2015 volume of The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence.

Finger was invited to share her insight on incubator programs at a roundtable discussion with other recipients of “catalyst grants.” 

It took place July 23rd as part of the Applied Legal Storytelling Conference at the Seattle University School of Law.

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