Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Laila Hlass

Affiliate Professor

Degrees

  • B.A., Rice University, 2001
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2006
  • L.L.M., Georgetown University Law, 2014

Academic Experience

  • Professor of Practice and Director of Experiential Learning, Tulane University School of Law, 2017-
  • Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Boston University School of Law, 2014-2016
  • Teaching Fellow, Georgetown University Law Center, 2012-2014
  • Consultant, Columbia Law School, 2012-
  • Staff Attorney, Loyola University New Orleans, 2008-2012

Research & Teaching Specializations: Law; Immigration; Education Advocacy; Social Justice; Gulf South; Asylum and Refugee Law

Related Experience

  • Staff Attorney, The Door Legal Services Department,2006-2008
  • Co-Founder and Director, Student Hurricane Network, 2003-2006
  • Co-Founder and Director, Impact, 2003-2006

Distinctions

  • Louisiana Effective Leadership Program Fellowship, Duke University, 2009-2010
  • Fellowship, Louisiana Bar Foundation

Selected Publications

  • Forthcoming. “Experiential Learning through Popular Multi-Media” in Teaching Law with Popular Culture. With Priya Baskaran, Sarah Sherman-Stokes & Allison Korn. Carolina Academic Press.
  • Forthcoming 2017. Minor Protections: Best Practices for Representing Immigrant Children, 47 N. M. L. Rev.
  • 2014. States and Status: A Study of Geographical Disparities for Immigrant Youth, 46 Col. Hum. Rts. Rev. 266.
  • 2011. Engaging the Legal Academy in Disaster Response, 10 Seattle J. for Soc. Just. 211.
  • 2010. “Employment-Related Immigration Law and Immigration Law Overview” in Representing Low Wage and Immigrant Workers in Wage Claims Manual, published by
    Louisiana Appleseed and Pro Bono Project.

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