The American Association of Law Schools Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning and Research has nominated Loyola professor and alumna Mary Garvey Algero as a 2015 member-at-large of its Executive Committee. The LWRR Section will move to approve Algero and other nominated officers at the Section business meeting on Sunday, January 4, 2015.
The AALS Section on Pro Bono and Public Service Opportunities has named Professor Bill Quigley the 2015 recipient of the Father Robert Drinan Award.
Associate Professor Andrea Armstrong has been listed as one of the 40 under 40 in Gambit's 2014 list.
The online article can be found here.
On September 17, 2014, Dean María Pabón López offered the keynote address at the Loyola-hosted Constitution and Citizenship Day Naturalization Ceremony. The event, organized and offered by The U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana, was held for citizenship candidates to take the Oath of Allegiance to officially become U.S. citizens. Dean López, who was born in Okinawa and raised in Puerto Rico, was the first person to address the new citizens. She highlighted the U.S.
Leslie A. Shoebotham’s law review article concerning canine drug-detection sniffs, Has the Fourth Amendment Gone to the Dogs? Unreasonable Expansion of Canine Sniff Doctrine to Include Sniffs of the Home, 88 Or. L. Rev. 829 (2014), was recently cited by the Minnesota Supreme Court in State v.
Only in New Orleans will you find class being held in a cemetery. And, where else would you find a monument bearing the citation of a case? For the past ten years, Professor Monica Hof Wallace has taken her Civil Law of Successions class to Metairie Cemetery to honor the memory of two native New Orleanians, Pauline and her daughter, Angèle Langles. A monument to Angèle Langles bears the inscription “105 La. 39” which tells the story of the demise of a mother and daughter whose eternal wishes were obscured by an unfortunate application of Louisiana law.