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Davida Finger was the keynote speaker at the Northwest Clinical conference.  Her talk was entitled Justice & the Role of Law Clinics.  She also presented on a panel at the conference entitled International Law in Domestic Advocacy. 

Prof. Verchick's article on climate change adaptation policy in the Pacific Northwest has just been released: "Climate Change and the Puget Sound: Building the Legal Framework for Adaptation, 2(3)Climate Law 1 (2011) (with Yee Huang, et al.).

Professor Verchick presented his paper "Adapting to Climate Change while Planning for Disaster" (co-authored with Abby Hall) at a natural resources workshop at Stanford Law School.


M. Isabel Medina, Ferris Family Distinguished Professor of Law, presented "Derivative Citizenship - What's sex (and race) got to do with it? Revisiting Nguyen v. Immigration and Naturalization Service in the shadow of Flores-Villar v. United States" at Loyola University Chicago School of Law's Second Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium on October 21, 2011.

Professor Verchick recently published: Climate Change and the Puget Sound: Building the Legal Framework for Adaptation, 2(3) CLIMATE LAW 1 (2011) (with Yee Huang, et al.)

Professor Verchick gave a lecture to students at Stanford Law School, titled, "The Role of Federal Law and Policy in Climate Change Adaptation."

M. Isabel Medina, the Ferris Family Distinguished Professor of Law at Loyola University New Orleans' College of Law presented a paper on "The Challenges of Effective Legal Defense in Deportation Proceedings," at the South Texas Law Review's Symposium on Ethical Considerations in Immigration Reform, at South Texas College of Law on October 11. The paper will be published by the South Texas Law Review.
She also participated in a panel discussion on "Ethical Considerations in Immigration Reform."

Law Professor Mitch Crusto presented reflections on Latino/a contributions to the City of New Orleans at the National Latino/a Law Student Association Conference, co-sponsored by Loyola and Tulane Law Schools, on October 1, 2011, in New Orleans.

Professor Rob Garda will be speaking on class action lawsuits and government investigations dealing with special education students in charter schools at Harvard University Law School. The program, titled, "The State of the States,” will feature speakers from academia, government,, the non-profit community and private practitioners. The event will take place on October 4-5.

Professor Rob Verchick will be speaking on federal environmental justice policies at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs. The program, titled, "Closing the Environmental Justice Gap: A Workshop on Advancing Evaluation Methods," will feature speakers from academia, government, and the non-profit community. The event will take place on September 30, 2011.

M. Isabel Medina spoke on "The Continuing Impact of Race in Constructions of Citizenship in the United States," at Xavier University of Louisiana on Thursday, September 15 on a panel in recognition of Constitution Day on "Race, Citizenship and Civil Rights."

M. Isabel Medina addressed the U.S. Department of Agriculture in New Orleans at a lunch in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month 2011 on "Challenges For Hispanics in Louisiana," on Thursday, September 15.


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