Andrea LaMontagne
J.D. Candidate, 2016,
Managing Editor, ValpoLawBlog
Andrea LaMontagne is a Valparaiso University School of Law student and is involved in the school’s dual degree MA Psychology program. Andrea is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois, where she double-majored in Political Science and History. She is a past intern of the Valparaiso Police Department, and is currently a law clerk for the Lake County Public Defender’s Appellate office. Andrea is a licensed 2.1 intern with the law school’s Post-Conviction Relief Clinic, and has worked in the United Kingdom with the Cambridge University’s Psychology Department to research law enforcement professionals there.

Posts on Valpo Law Blog:

Stash House Sting: An ATF Undercover Operation Leads to Allegations of Racial Profiling

Propensities for Prejudice: A Clarification on the Admissibility of Prior Convictions

“Less Than Opaque” Jumpsuit Exposes Disregard for Prisoner Dignity

Unprotected Classes: No Relief in University Discrimination Case

Keying in on Carjacking: Criminal Enhancements for Stealing the Getaway Car

No Escape for Consecutive Sentencing

Consular Notification: Police Do Not Have to Inform the Uninformed

Group Therapy: Unsettling Precedent Set Without Involvement of Full Court

Inmates as Human Beings: The “Common Sense” Right to Medical Attention

A Crime Afoot: Police Right to Investigate Suspicions of Criminal Activity Confirmed

No Warrants for the Wicked: Warrantless Searches of Vehicles are Acceptable in Certain Circumstances

In Pursuit of Justice: U.S. Supreme Court Confirms Police Use of Force in Vehicular Pursuit is Justified

Watch Your Step: Lack of Maintenance on Dangerous, Defective Sidewalks is Justifiable

Caught in the Cross-Fire: The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Reconsiders Fire Arms Sentence Enhancements