Kevin Lapp

Professor of Law

Kevin Lapp, Professor of Law

Courses Taught

  • Evidence
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Children and the Law
  • Immigration Law

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Education

  • JD, magna cum laude, New York University School of Law
  • MA, American History, University of Georgia
  • BA, University of Puget Sound

Background

Kevin Lapp's scholarship critically examines the special place of children and adolescents in the law. His work has explored the evolving scope of Fourth and Fifth Amendment protections and their application to juveniles, the expansion of the modern culture of dataveillance to youth, and the right of child litigants to counsel. Lapp also considers the ways that nations define and regulate membership, and examines the results of countries incorporating punitive criminal justice norms into immigration law. Before joining the Loyola faculty, Professor Lapp taught at the New York University School of Law. He spent four years at the Legal Aid Society of New York City in the Juvenile Rights Practice, representing young people in juvenile delinquency and child welfare proceedings. He clerked for the Honorable A. Howard Matz in the Central District of California. Professor Lapp has been a visiting professor at UCLA School of Law.

Selected Scholarship