Ms. McGregor is a member of the Firm's Civil Appellate and Commercial Litigation sections.
The Plantation, owned and developed by Loyola Law alumni John Cummings, is the only plantation in Louisiana to be devoted solely to memorializing and exploring the lives of the slaves.
The court heard arguments from students arguing a case involving the constitutionality of a 99-year sentence for a juvenile who committed an armed robbery. Ashley Crawford and Meagan Impastato, under the supervision of Professor Majeeda Snead, represented then-juvenile Alden Morgan.
The Norco native divided his time between St. Charles Parish and Hammond, helping SLLS pool resources to bolster their pro-bono efforts in St. Charles Parish. SLLS is Louisiana's largest provider of free civil legal aid, and currently operates in 22 parishes.
Taylor Porter hired Razaa and five other motivated law students for the second six week session. Under the guidance of practicing and mentor attorneys, students gain hands-on experience and interaction that reflect real life as a lawyer.
During her year as a Borchard Fellow, Holmes will work with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (“SLLS”) to improve housing issues for elderly clients who can suffer health problems from hazardous, illegal living conditions.
A group of College of Law students recently traveled to Karnes Detention Center in San Antonio, Texas, to assist immigrant families asking a federal court for asylum in the United States.
Webb’s article titled “Issue Preclusion Prohibits a “Second Bite of the Apple” But Offers Opponent a Third Bite Instead” was chosen as this year’s student winner for the award which recognizes writing excellence on the subject of trademarks and related matters.
The article details how some debt buyers have increasingly turned to law suits to pursue collections on open credit-card accounts, and take calls on the state legislature to pass consumer protection laws.
Congratulations to the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team on their victory in Guadalajara, Mexico! Hundreds of students and arbitration professionals participated in the Pre-moot and an accompanying conference. The pre-moot serves as preparation for the Willem C. Vis International Arbitration Moot taking place next month in Vienna, Austria.
Team Members: Amanda James, Blake Crohan, McKayla Smith, and David G. Moore Jr.
Coach: Professor Rob Garda