A special election for a permanent sheriff will be held early in 2018. Lopinto plans to run for a full term, and has received Normand’s endorsement.
SALT is a community of “progressive law teachers, law school administrators, librarians, academic support experts, students and affiliates,” working “to improve the legal profession, the law academy and expand the power of law to under-served communities.”
Richardson participated in a roundtable exploring the challenges and benefits of "crowdsourcing legal assistance" to populations unable to afford legal assistance.
The Gillis Long Poverty Law Center presented 2017 Public Service Awards to students, alumni, staff, and faculty. Each year, the center presents awards to those who have demonstrated a commitment to social justice and serving the needs of the disadvantaged.
Loyola Law Professor Robert R.M. Verchick co-authored a new report that offers legal and policy strategies for Native American tribes to relocate communities threatened by climate change.
Under Professor Kusuda’s direction, students in Loyola's Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice represent vulnerable immigrants before the U.S. Department of Justice Immigration Courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, federal and state courts.
The merit selection panel to fill the vacancy occurring on July 30, 2016 with the retirement of Magistrate Sally Shushan.