Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:00 to 13:00Uptown Campus
“Why Jail and Prison Conditions Matter”
Professor Armstrong joined the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law faculty in 2010. Her research focuses on the constitutional dimensions of prisons and jails, specifically prison labor practices, the intersection of race and conditions of incarceration, and public oversight of detention facilities. She teaches in the related fields of constitutional law, criminal law, race and the law, and constitutional criminal procedure. Andrea Armstrong also serves on the board of the Capital Appeals Project and is a founding board member of the Promise of Justice Initiative, a non-profit dedicated to abolishing the death penalty and advocating for prisoners' rights. Professor Armstrong is a graduate of Yale Law School; the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, where she completed her M.P.A. in International Relations; and New York University.
Fridays at Newcomb is a weekly speaker series hosted by Newcomb College Institute. Each event is free and open to the public.