• Joint JD/Tax LLM Degree Accelerates Career of Recent Alumnus

    For alumnus Joshua Ramirez ’14, a Joint JD/Tax LLM degree was a fast pass to becoming an established attorney. 

  • MLS Student Maps Future with Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Law Program

    With a lifelong passion for the law, Michelle Tabb ’18 was searching for a master’s program that would give her the specialized legal, academic, ethical and practical education to excel. She found that Loyola Law School offers this and more in its Master of Science in Legal Studies (MLS) program. 

  • A Sense Of Community

    Hayden Adams '17 has made countless life-or-death decisions –- at least on stage. If that wasn’t inspiration enough for the seasoned actor to pursue a legal career, a desire for career stability was.

  • Clemency Project Experience Life-Changing for Students and Clients

    For a group of Loyola Law School students pursuing freedom on behalf of federal inmates, writing clemency petitions was a life-changing experience – for both them and their clients. 

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    New Semester, New Perspectives: Sophisticated Offerings for Spring 2017

    This spring, Loyola is offering a wide array of exciting classes, many of them seminars where you can get a unique small-class experience with leading legal experts. 

  • Mastering the Fundamentals

    One thing Avrohom Feinstein ’18 learned from his years in the U.S. Army infantry, including two tours in Iraq, is the importance of learning the fundamentals. In basic training, he said, “the first things they teach you are how to shoot, move and communicate.”

  • Students Reap Networking Benefits of Loyola Events

    How do you gain access to 500 of the best plaintiffs’ and civil defense attorneys in Southern California? If you’re a Loyola Law School student, it’s simply the reward for an hour of volunteer time.

  • Third-year Advocates for Armenian Community

    As president of the Armenian Law Students’ Association (ALSA), third-year Loyola Law student Nerses Aposhian works to support the educational and professional endeavors of his fellow Armenian students, and also encourages them to seek success “beyond the walls of work” by getting involved in the community at large. 

  • Social-Justice Minded Student Uses Evening Program For Career Reboot

    Evening student Kathleen Becket ’18, a native of Davis, Calif., is growing her skills and her social justice goals during her time at Loyola Law School. Loyola’s part-time JD program is enabling her to fulfill her ambition to be an advocate and an agent of change.

  • Protecting the Electoral Process

    As a fractious, surreal presidential election enters the final stretch, emotions and distractions abound. But Loyola Law School’s Jessica Levinson remains focused on shining light on fundamental issues that imperil and distort our democratic process.  

  • For JD/Tax LLM Student with Tax Background, Loyola an Obvious Choice

    It makes sense that Estevan Fernandez ’18 would be one of the handful of Loyola students working toward earning a JD and an LLM in tax simultaneously. He began doing people’s taxes when he was only 19 years old.

  • Networking and Developing Practical Skillsets Means Everything to This Tax Professor

    Carried interest. Depreciation. Itemized deductions. Tax terms have entered the American lexicon during the 2016 presidential election cycle like never before. The prominence of tax issues underscores the importance of skilled professionals who can spot tax issues, interpret tax policy and deal with the change that comes with a new president’s policies. Enter Loyola Tax LLM Director Jennifer Kowal, who has long understood the critical role tax professionals play in our country.

  • Loyola Law School Project for the Innocent to Celebrate Innocence Day with Exoneree Speakers & Film Screening

    The Project for the Innocent at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles (LPI) will celebrate Innocence Day today at 4 p.m. with a talk featuring exoneree Gary Tyler and a screening of “Cast the First Stone,” a documentary depicting Tyler’s time leading a prison drama club. To be held on Loyola’s downtown LA campus, the screening will celebrate today’s order by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Katherine Mader proclaiming LPI’s client, Kash Delano Register, actually innocent of the murder for which he wrongfully spent 34 years in prison.

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    Securities Law Prof: Insider Trading Case a Chance for High Court Clarity

    Professor Michael Guttentag is closely following the first insider trading case to be considered by the U.S. Supreme Court in almost 20 years. In Salman v. U.S., the justices will consider when an insider’s tip to a friend or relative can trigger insider trading liability. 

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    At Juvenile Sentencing Clinic, Students Get Their Day in Court

    Culminating a year in which students in the Juvenile Innocence & Fair Sentencing Clinic (JIFS) wrote 15 appellate briefs, argued motions in four different superior courts, represented clients at five parole hearings, and welcomed three clients home after being released on parole. Clinic students also did five oral arguments in California Court of Appeal: four in the Second District and one in the Fourth District. 

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    'Disso Queen' Alumna Laura Wasser Tapped to Represent Angelina Jolie

    Laura Wasser '94 has made international headlines for her representation of Angelina Jolie in divorce proceedings against Brad Pitt. The subject of a glowing recent New York Times profile of her career, Wasser is no stranger to celebrity clients. Her roster includes Johnny Depp, Gwen Stefani, Kim Kardashian, Angelina Jolie, Maria Shriver, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera -- earning her the moniker “Disso Queen” in deference to the high rate of success she has had in procuring dissolution of marriage agreements.

  • A Conversation with Dean Michael Waterstone

    We sat down with Dean Waterstone at the law school’s Frank Gehry-designed campus located in downtown Los Angeles to talk about Loyola, his experience, and his new role as Dean.

  • JIFS Clinic Gives Student the Chance to Make A Difference

    Arguing on behalf of a client before the California Court of Appeal recently, student Lauren Sapp ’17 reaffirmed her mantra: “Helping out a real person, there’s nothing like it; it means everything to me,” she said. As a member of Loyola’s Juvenile Innocence & Fair Sentencing Clinic, Sapp is charged with crafting legal arguments and personal narratives to advocate for the early release of her clients – mostly adults serving life in prison on sentences handed down on juvenile convictions. It can be labor-intensive: For her recent appearance, Sapp pored over 20-year-old court transcripts for days, preparing herself for nearly any question the presiding judges might throw her way.

  • A Former Partner, Professor Views Students as ‘New Associates’

    For most of Director of Concentrations Gary Craig’s students, class is just another day at the office.

  • For Alumna with Health Law Aspirations, Loyola the Perfect Fit

    Aliza Grossman’s legal career came down to one pivotal phone call.

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