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Volunteer law professor at Loyola dies from COVID-19

James Carriere was a volunteer professor and taught federal criminal law and some trial advocacy seminars for the past 10 years at the school.

A volunteer adjunct professor at Loyola's Law School and a resident of Lambeth House has died after contracting the coronavirus, the Loyola campus newspaper the Maroon reports.

James Carriere, who had also been a magistrate judge, was a volunteer professor and taught federal criminal law and some trial advocacy seminars for the past 10 years at the school, according to University President Tania Telow, who sent out an email to students.

According to Tetlow, Carriere was not teaching this spring semester and had no on-campus office.

Carriere was one of a reported 12 people to have contracted the coronavirus at Lambeth House. One other resident there has died from the virus. 

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“This brings the heartbreaking cost of the outbreak very close to home. We pray for the consolation of his family, friends, and all of his students here at Loyola,” Tetlow said.

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