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The Gillis Long Poverty Law Center invites you to attend our upcoming lecture featuring Dr. Rebecca Gordon. Dr. Gordon will discuss her new book, Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States. The event will be held from 12:30 … Continue reading
Equal Justice Works, in partnership with Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), will receive $1.2 million—more than half of the total funding—to deploy 55 full-time Members (45 lawyers … Continue reading
Clinical Professors Hiroko Kusuda and Ramona Fernandez participated in PB&J’s Immigration and Family Law CLE on September 4, 2014.
The Incubator Program is an opportunity for Loyola Law School graduates who are engaged (or seek to be engaged) in a full time, social justice oriented solo practice in the Greater New Orleans area. Learn more>>>
The Guantánamo Public Memory Project is a traveling exhibit that examines the history of the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba from multiple perspectives and raises questions about U.S.-Cuban relations, civil liberties, national security, and public memory in the past, present, … Continue reading
The Pro Bono Project featured an article on the Gillis Long Summer Interns placed in their office! Congratulations to all interns on a successful summer!! Read the full article.
A proposed city ordinance, scheduled for a vote at Thursday’s City Council meeting, would make it easier for the police and health departments to crack down on homeless encampments that pop up in New Orleans, such as a tent city … Continue reading
Professor Quigley discusses homelessness in New Orleans in today’s Advocate article, “Displaced from one camp, city’s homeless set up another.” Bill Quigley, a Loyola University law professor and the director of the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center, said he thinks … Continue reading
The Justice Department announced today that it has entered into a settlement agreement with the Louisiana Supreme Court that will resolve the department’s investigation of the court’s policies, practices and procedures for evaluating bar applicants with mental health disabilities. The … Continue reading
In today’s Advocate article, “City clears homeless away from under expressway,” Professor Quigley comments on the importance of handling the personal property of the homeless. “That sentiment was echoed by Bill Quigley, a Loyola University law professor, who sent a … Continue reading