Marsiglia Institute of Justice Announces Inaugural Class, Institute Leadership

The 12-week course honoring the late Nancy Meyers Marsiglia is engaging residents of all backgrounds in exploring and debating elements of the U.S. Constitution
NEW ORLEANS - Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and United Way of Southeast Louisiana announced today the inaugural class of the Nancy M. Marsiglia Institute of Justice - a U.S. Constitution course named in honor of the late Nancy Meyers Marsiglia - along with the Institute's steering committee, advisory board and selection committee.
The 25 participants will take part in the semester-long course conducted at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law. Each session will explore the U.S. Constitution through its articles, Bill of Rights and amendments.
The Institute's principal mission is to educate members of our community about the founding principles of our government and foster civil discourse regarding the American Experiment - the Constitution and Bill of Rights.
2018 Fall Semester Participants: 
- Lisa Marie Manning Ambrose, Caseworker, U.S. House of Representatives
- Carol Asher, Self-Employed
- Linda Bordelon, Retired/VP of PR, Tunica Biloxi Tribe of LA
- Devon Bowser, Tulane University
- Bradley Cook, Stirling Properties
- Maggie Daly, Youth Rebuilding New Orleans
- Donna Dees, Self-Employed
- Brett Emmanuel, City of N.O.-Law Dept./Traffic/Municipal Court
- Caroline Good, Edge Academic Strategies LLC
- Edie Hall
- Nowell Hesse, Isidore Newman School
- Pres Kabacoff, HRI Properties
- Ruth Kullman, Kullman Consulting
- Erica Labouisse, Retired Educator
- Keith Liederman, Kingsley House
- Tung Ly, City of New Orleans
- Ronald McClain, Institute of Mental Hygiene
- Andreas Pashos, Nunez Community College
- Monique Robinson
- Jennifer Quezergue, Entergy Corporation
- Kya Robottom, Ideal Health New Orleans
- Natalie Robottom, St. John the Baptist Parish Council
- Jessie Rubini, Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
- Jackie Shreves
- Leah Todd, Shell
Steering Committee, Nancy M. Marsiglia Institute of Justice Co-Chairs:
- Patty Riddlebarger
- Madalyn Schenk
Advisory Board:
- Dean Madeleine Landrieu
- Michael Williamson
- Clancy DuBos
- Dr. Raphael Cassimere, Jr.
- Mikey Marsiglia
Selection Committee:
- Patty Riddlebarger
- Madalyn Schenk
- Dean Madeleine Landrieu
- Martha Lemoine Palmer
- Charmaine Caccioppi
Curriculum Instructor:
- Martha Lemoine Palmer
Marsiglia, a founding member of United Way's Women United, devoted her entire life to social and political justice. Whether advocating for better educational opportunities for children or equal rights for women, she passionately threw herself behind every effort to make equality under the law a reality.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the Nancy M. Marsiglia Institute of Justice.
The application process for the Institute's spring course opens Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
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