Achievements

Professor Bill Quigley argued to the First Circuit Court of Appeals in support of voting rights for individuals from Louisiana on probation and parole.  Professors Davida Finger, Andrea Armstrong, and Johanna Kalb were involved in Amicus briefs submitted to the court for this case.

Professors Andrea Armstrong, Lloyd Drury, and Luz Molina have been recognized for their career and community accomplishments.

In the coming year, the Associate Deans section intends to create resources for associate law deans around the country.

M. Isabel Medina's  “Silencing Talk about Race:  Why Arizona’s Prohibition of Ethnic Studies Violates Equality,” was published in volume 45 of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly.  Her Wilters Lecture at the University of South Alabama formed the basis of the piece, “In Search of the Nation of Immigrants:  Balancing the Federal State Divide,” published at volume 20 of the Harvard Latinx Law Review.

U.S. District Court Judge Carl J. Barbier, J.D. ‘70 is the recipient of the 2018 St. Ives Award, the highest honor awarded by the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Alumni Association. Named for the patron saint of lawyers, the St. Ives Award has been awarded annually since 1995 to one College of Law alum who represents the highest standards of the profession, has volunteered service to the university and college, and has furthered the mission of the College of Law and Alumni Association in significant and meaningful ways.

Five College of Law Faculty members were honored at the President's Convocation for Faculty and Staff on January 19, 2015.

Turner's new eatery in Minneapolis will offer career training and professional development for those exiting the criminal justice system.

Becca Curry, J.D. ’14, co-authored a report for the ACLU titled Justice Derailed: A case study of abusive and unconstitutional practices in Colorado city courts.  Curry is a Research and Policy Associate for the American Civil Liberties Union.

The article entitled Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools: Finding a Middle Ground details the Supreme Court decision enabling students and parents to seek immediate relief of disability discrimination from the courts, rather than first the administrative procedures of the Individuals with Disabilities Act.

Professor Johanna Kalb and Professor Andrea Armstrong filed an amicus brief on behalf of 17 Louisiana professors of constitutional law and history in VOTE v. LA, a case brought by Professor William Quigley and others challenging the statutory prohibition on voting for people who on are probation or parole. 

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