Category Archives: News Stories

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 »

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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 »

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Clinical Professors Hiroko Kusuda and Ramona Fernandez participated in PB&J’s Immigration and Family Law CLE on September 4, 2014.

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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>>>

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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 »

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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.

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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