Blevins criticizes what he considers government overreach in the form of excessive occupational licensing requirements for jobs ranging from barbers to personal trainers.
Professor David Gruning gave a presentation on the Civil Law of Obligations at a symposium presented by the Louisiana Law Review. The March 18th symposium in Baton Rouge was titled More than a Tradition: The Future of Civil Law in Louisiana and Abroad.
It was one of five panel discussions during the two day event on public interest law. Professor Kalb also organized the event.
Professor Lovett also lectured in South Africa recently. He gave presentations at the South African Research Chair in the Property Law and at the Faculty of Private Law at Stellenbosch University Law School. He also gave to lectures in graduate seminars at the University of Cape Town Law School.
The grant supports the existing expanded educations opportunities available to Molina’s clinic students, and pay for the employment of a full time staff attorney, a Loyola law school graduate.
His new article, “How the Supreme Court Used a Jedi mind trick to Turn Arbitration Law Upside Down,” explores a recent Supreme Court decision about arbitration law, American Express v. Italian Colors Restaurant.
Verchick’s paper highlights vulnerabilities of America’s electrical grid to climate change, including flooding, storm damage, and decreased transmission efficiency in higher temperatures.
The award has been resented annually since 1997 for “outstanding efforts in teaching in the area of immigration law.”
His lead article titled “State of Emergency: an Emergency Constitution Revisited” analyzes of the constitutionality of emergency statutes of U.S. state governments as they relate to civil liberties
Involuntary Heroes: Hurricane Katrina's Impact On Civil Liberties is one of three finalists for the award’s book category. The book details many of the injustices thousands suffered in the storm’s aftermath.