On March 27, 2018, firm founder Nilay U. Vora was invited to speak to honors students at his alma mater, the University of Southern California, by Mathematics Professor Neelesh Tiruviluamala and the Residential Faculty of the new residential colleges of the USC Village. Nilay spoke about his journey from Texas through USC, the United Kingdom and the Marshall Scholarship, his time at Harvard Law School, and his current practice of law, including his prominent civil rights work.
By Joe gyan jr. email@example.com
JUN 15, 2016
The state has done “little if anything” to keep the sweltering heat on Louisiana’s death row below 88 degrees, a Baton Rouge federal judge said Wednesday while warning he won’t shy away from making a “tough and unpopular” decision to protect the health and safety of three ailing condemned killers.
Nilay Vora, one of the inmates’ attorneys, asked Jackson to order implementation of the state’s first heat remediation plan. Vora said death row without air conditioning exposes Ball, Code and Magee to “serious risk of substantial harm.”
Firm founder Nilay U. Vora was invited as a distinguished attorney of Asian descent to speak at Yale Law School on his experiences and prominent cases that he has handled.
Firm founder Nilay U. Vora’s article on cross-examination at trial was published by the American Bar Association.
Special master to monitor compliance
By Joe Gyan Jr. firstname.lastname@example.org
MAY 4, 2014
Chief U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson, who toured the Angola prison last summer and ruled in December that heat indexes recorded on death row amount to cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the U.S. Constitution’s Eighth Amendment, said he’ll appoint either Quigley, Medina or Hebert as special master in the case within the next few days. (more…)