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

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.

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."

The panel discussed litigation strategies for protecting public health and safety.

Brittany Legeai, a 4L student and clinic student practitioner in the Children’s Rights section, assisted with the research and co-presented.

Professor Irme Szalai presented a paper at the University of Missouri's School of Law regarding the historical development of arbitration and the relationship between arbitration reform and the reform of judicial civil procedure, as part of a symposium on the history of arbitration.

Her presentation (publication forthcoming) was titled:  Post Disaster Housing Through the Lens of Litigation: The Katrina Housing Justice Docket.

The report is titled "Climate, Resilience, and Fairness: How Nonstructural Adaptation Strategies Can Protect and Empower Socially Vulnerable Communities on the Gulf Coast.”

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