Independent representatives of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and United Way of Southeast Louisiana will review applications for the Marsiglia Institute of Justice. The process will guarantee full diversity and participation from throughout United Way SELA’s seven-parish service region. Up to 24 participants will be selected per semester.
The curriculum was designed and prepared by Martha Lemoine Palmer, Mentor Teacher and National Judge for the Center For Civic Education’s “We The People” program. Expert guest lecturers will be invited to weigh in on important topics. At the end of the course, students will participate in oral hearings based on the 2018 national questions from the “We The People Competition.”
Upon completion of the course, participants will receive formal certificates recognizing them as a “Distinguished Fellow of the Nancy M. Marsiglia Institute of Justice.” To be considered for the program, please fill out the application below.