Loyola University New Orleans College of Law News

Court made right call in allowing Jefferson Parish's former attorney to pursue restitution case, law professor says

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 29, 2019

Former Jefferson Parish Attorney Tom Wilkinson was recently allowed to proceed with his lawsuit against Karen Parker, the ex-wife of former Parish President Aaron Broussard, that claims she did not pay her portion of restitution that was part of a settlement in a political corruption case.

Shreveport attorney John Settle Jr. suspended for allegedly threatening harm

By Sara McCleary | Aug 25, 2017

A Shreveport attorney has received a third suspension from practicing law.

Attorney calls on Louisiana lawyers to do pro bono work

By Melissa Busch | Apr 12, 2017

Louisiana is not only one of the poorest state’s in the nation, it is also one of four states that provide zero funding for legal aid.

Loyola University law program mentors young attorneys who want their own practices

By Melissa Busch | Apr 2, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — As the incubator program at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law continues to grow in popularity, the school recently welcomed seven new attorneys into its intensive two-year mentorship and skills program.  

Does Louisiana's legal system in regard to criminal convictions discriminate against African-Americans?

By Dee Thompson | Mar 3, 2017

NEW ORLEANS — District Court Judge Arthur Hunter ruled in an early February murder trial that Louisiana’s law requiring only 10 of 12 jurors to make the same conclusion about a defendant’s guilt is not — as defense attorney Colin Reingold characterized it — a racist law.

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