Prieto has served in leadership roles at the GTLA for the last five years, most recently as their executive vice president.
Simms Taplin fills the vacancy on the Orleans Parish Civil District Court created by the election of Judge Paula Brown to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal.
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.
Hon. John J. Molaison Jr. ’83 (general studies), J.D. ’86, was appointed a member of the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana. The Judiciary Commission is a nine-member constitutional body that is empowered to review allegations of judicial misconduct and to recommend to the Supreme Court that a judge be sanctioned when misconduct is proved by clear and convincing evidence. Judge Molaison has served as a judge in the 24th Judicial District since 2007; before that, he held several positions in the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office.
The Department of Justice selected Professor Andrea Armstrong for training as a certified auditor under the Prisoner Rape Elimination Act. Her selection follows a competitive application process and will take place during her upcoming sabbatical. Armstrong will be the eighth Louisiana-based auditor and in the first independent auditor based in Louisiana certified by the Department of Justice.
The report, titled Time-In-Cell, is a detailed national survey of administrative segregation in prisons.
NOLA100 is a collaborative effort among local entrepreneurs and organizations, led by Entrepreneurs' Organization Louisiana Chapter.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is an independent agency charged with advising the President and Congress on civil rights matters, and issuing an annual federal civil rights enforcement report.
Professor Kalb co-authored the piece with Alicia Bannon
The Judicial Conference of the United States frames policy guidelines for administration of judicial courts.