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.
Robert R. M. Verchick and Loyola University New Orleans College of Law's Center for Environmental Law recently published its first e-newsletter. The inaugural issue of the Environmental Law Program Newsletter highlights our environmental certificate program, experiential learning, a new addition to our courses and research opportunities, recent publications, post-graduate support programs, our students in the news, and happenings with our Environmental Law Society.
Loyola Law faculty members John A. Lovett and Markus G. Puder, along with Evelyn L. Wilson of the Southern University Law Center, have published a new casebook entitled Louisiana Property Law: The Civil Code, Cases, and Commentary.
Blaine LeCesne's expertise on the BP litigation - in particular, Halliburton's recent settlement - was feature in an article in USA Today. He was also interviewed about the settlement by WWNO during NPR's All Things Considered on September 2, 2014.
The full USA Today article can be found here http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/09/02/halliburton-settles-gulf-explosion-claims/14958979/