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Mary Garvey Algero was reelected to the AALS Section on Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research executive board in January at the AALS Annual meeting.

Professor Andrea Armstrong received the University Senate Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching for the 2014-2015 school year. 

This second edition succeeds the initial release after 15 years, a substantial gap which Verchick says necessitated an almost entirely new book. 

Professor Mitch Crusto was quoted in a Louisiana Weekly article on the 150th anniversary of the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery and involuntary servitude in the United States.  

Phelps Dunbar LLP has elected Bart C. Bacigalupi, J.D. ’07 and Colin B. Cambre, J.D. ’07 to partnership at the firm’s New Orleans office.

Associate Professor Andrea Armstrong presented Loyola's approach and pedagogy towards teaching scholarly writing during a January 7 session at the 2016 AALS conference. The panel was titled "Best Practices for Supervising Seminar Papers and Other Scholarly Writings." 

Professor Robert Verchick presented a book chapter titled “Disaster and Climate Change” at the Annual Meeting of Association of American Law Schools in New York City.  Verchick participated in the panel titled “International Environmental Law and the Global South.”

Professor Monica Hof Wallace presented on the law of diminished capacity during a panel discussion at Loyola's Annual Estate Planning Conference.

Bill Quigley was informed that his law review article "Letter to a Law Student Interested in Social Justice" was sent out by the school to all incoming first year Stanford Law students.  It details the challenges of social justice advocacy.

In his prepared remarks, Professor Verchick said “Regulatory budgeting rations regulatory costs to industry the way a fiscal budget rations taxpayer dollars. Before an agency could issue a new standard relevant to, say, blowout preventers on deep-water oil platforms, or the venting of radiation from a nuclear reactor, an agency might first have to locate an existing regulation with comparable compliance costs and strike it from the books."

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