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.
Wilkie previously served as senior advisor to U.S. Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina, and recently worked in President Trump’s transition office. He previously served as assistant secretary of defense and senior director of the National Security Council during the George W. Bush administration.
Jansen is currently assistant general counsel at the University of Texas System and director and treasurer of the American Women Writers National Museum, founded by his wife, the Hon. Janice Law in Washington, D.C.
The Pro Bono Project named Callan Johns, a 2L at Loyola, "Law Student of the Year" at the 2017 Volunteer Recognition Awards & Reception on December 5, 2017.
Callan worked with the Pro Bono Project as a summer intern through the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center. The Gillis Long Summer Internship Program places students with legal aid offices and nonprofit organizations across the United States. Interns earn $5,000.00 during the ten-week program.
The organizations are working with the help of a federal grant from the National Council on Disability to produce a Report on Charter Schools, Choice & Vouchers – Implications for Students with Disabilities.
The paper details solitary confinement, environmental hazards faced by death row inmates in Louisiana such as air and water pollution, and the possibility of EPA intervention.
Dominick Impastato III, J.D. ’04, won the open District 4 seat on the Jefferson Parish Council in the October 14 election.
Desiree Charbonnet, J.D. ’94, Derrick Edwards, J.D. ’03, Seth Bloom, J.D. ’03, and Omar Mason, J.D. '99, are on ballots for the November 18th runoff elections.