Bill Quigley

Bill Quigley is a law professor at Loyola University in New Orleans and Director of its Law Clinic and the Gillis Long Poverty Law Center. An active human rights lawyer, he has served as Counsel with public interest organizations on such issues as social justice, public housing, voting rights, death penalty and civil liberties. He is the author of Ending Poverty as We Know It: Guaranteeing a Right to a Job at a Living Wage.

Racial discrimination is widespread in the legal system of the United States. A recent example from Louisiana will help underscore the statistics that follow.