Supreme Court

Loyola Law School Professors Comment on February Supreme Court Session

Loyola Law School professors are to comment on the February 2018 session.

Loyola Law School, Los Angeles professors are available for commentary on February 2018 session actions by the U.S. Supreme Court, including:

DACA order

  • Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic Co-Directors Marissa Montes and Emily Robinson are available for commentary on U.S. Supreme Court’s order today declining to hear an appeal to a federal judge’s injunction of President Trump’s move to rescind DACA.

Janus v. American Federation

  • Professor Aaron Caplan, a constitutional law scholar who specializes in First Amendment issues, has tracked the case on public-sector employee unions.
  • Professor Jessica Levinson, an expert who closely follows the intersection of politics and law, recently published the op-ed, “Supreme Court Decision on Janus v. AFSCME Likely to Permanently Weaken Public Unions.” In it, she writes: “The case presents not only an important legal question regarding the contours of the First Amendment, but also a significant political and policy question regarding the power of public unions in America.”

United States v. Microsoft

  • Professor Stan Goldman, a Fourth Amendment expert, is available for commentary. Goldman teaches Criminal Procedure, Evidence and related courses.

Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Mansky

  • Professor Justin Levitt, a former Justice Department official overseeing voting rights, is available for commentary.
  • Professor Jessica Levinson, a campaign-finance expert who serves as president of the Los Angeles Ethics Commission, is available for commentary.