• Loyola’s Scott Moot Court Teams Cap Banner Year with Major Wins

    Loyola’s second-place finish at the National Appellate Advocacy Competition included several honors. Katie Tanaka ’16 won ninth best oralist in the nation, and Nima Jalali ’16 received a rare perfect 100 during a round. The team progressed all the way to the final round, where they narrowly lost in a split decision.

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Welcomes Dean Waterstone

    Michael Waterstone has been appointed the 18th dean and senior vice president of Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. Waterstone's tenure began June 1, 2016.

  • Associate Dean receives Guggenheim Fellowship

    Associate Dean Alexandra Natapoff has been named as the recipient of a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship for her scholarly work on misdemeanors and the American criminal justice system. 

  • Transactional Transformation: Moving from Litigation to Tax

    For Joe Goldman ’15, Loyola Law School’s Tax LLM program gave him the skills and confidence needed to take his legal career in a different, and more positive, direction. After graduating from a well-known law school in 2008, Goldman began his legal career working as a litigator. But after five demanding years, Goldman decided the pervasive adversarial nature of litigation was not for him.

  • Designing Careers: Fashion Law Project Propels Students

    When Mary Demircift ’16 and Remington Maynard ’16 were hand-picked  to be research assistants for Loyola’s Fashion Law Project (FLP) Executive Director Staci Riordan ’04, they instantly had a calling card to some of the biggest names in the fashion industry.

    Both have made the most of that entrée. 

  • Loyola Law School honors Samuel Paz with the Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Public Service Award

    Loyola Law School, Los Angeles honors civil rights activist and trial attorney Samuel Paz with the Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Public Service Award.  

  • From Engineer to Future IP Lawyer

    When evening student Yungmoon Chang ’16 decided to pursue a law degree six years into a successful career as a structural engineer, she was intent on finding a law school that allowed her to continue working full-time while pursuing legal opportunities. Loyola Law School’s Evening Division Program fit the bill – and more.

  • Special Export: Prof. Aragaki Serves as Ambassador of American ADR

    Earlier in the spring semester, Professor Hiro Aragaki was invited to join a distinguished delegation that traveled to Bangalore, India—a country whose judiciary currently suffers from a backlog of 30 million cases and where the average length of a case is 15 years. During trip, the delegates visited the Bangalore Mediation Centre, a court-annexed mediation program affiliated with the Bangalore High Court, where they held high-level meetings with several judges and court mediators.

  • Loyola Rises 10 Spots in U.S. News Rankings, Gaining in Specialties

    Loyola Law School, Los Angeles is ranked No. 65 out of 196 law schools in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” This marks the second consecutive year of double-digit ascent for Loyola, which saw the sharpest rise of any California law school.

  • Making a Difference in Los Angeles’ Neighborhoods and Classrooms

    A Los Angeles native, teacher Jennifer Carreras ‘19 is attending Loyola’s part-time evening program with the aim of  using her JD degree to help children in need. By acquiring the proper legal knowledge base, Carreras believes she “can be the voice for people who don’t have a voice.”

  • Prof. Kathleen Kim: Immigrant Advocate Finds Myriad Ways to Make a Difference

    Civic watchdog. Immigrant advocate. Legislative maven. Prolific scholar. In her many civic and academic roles, Kathleen Kim’s work has promoted fairness and justice on a large scale.

  • Green is the New Black: Fashion Law Makes Sustainability Stylish

    The Fashion Law Project at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles will host the symposium, “Green is the New Black: Sustainability in Fashion."

  • Relationships that Count: Profs Help Tax LLM Alumna on Path to DOJ

    For 3-year Joint JD/Tax LLM alumna Rebecca Layne ’14, the path to the Honors Program at the Department of Justice’s Civil Tax Division started at Loyola.

  • Top Chinese Legal Counsel Advances Her Career with an LLM Degree from Loyola

    As a child growing up in the Shandong Province in eastern China, Ran Zhang ’14 found the idea of justice and equality captivating. Zhang made it her goal to attend law school one day. “Loyola’s LLM training strengthened my legal and professional skills, which helped me obtain the job I’ve always wanted in a very competitive market.”  

  • For Careers on the Rise, New Non-JD Legal Program Offers Tools for Ascent

    Imagine closing a critical merger deal armed with corporate law knowledge that rivals that of outside counsel. Consider structuring a television distribution agreement based on your intense familiarity with copyright, trademark and contract law. Contemplate forming a cross-border trade pact relying on your knowledge of treaties governing international sales and licensing. Now imagine doing all that without a law degree. That is precisely what Loyola Law School, Los Angeles did when it created its new Master of Science in Legal Studies (MLS) program.

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    Dean Paul Hayden Continues Legacy of Prosser & Keeton on Torts

    Few law books are as universally recognized for their impact on a subject area as “Prosser & Keeton on Torts.” Loyola Law School Interim Dean Paul T. Hayden is carrying on the legacy of the 1941 tome that has become an essential study aid for generations of law students and lawyers

  • Student's Commitment to Justice is Fostered By Family

    Seeing first-hand the inadequacies of immigration courts, Cecilia Equihua '16 aims to use her advocacy skills to improve access to justice for those often denied it.

  • Ninth Circuit Appellate Clinic Challenges Violations of Inmates’ Civil Rights

    Students in Loyola’s Ninth Circuit Appellate Clinic successfully defended prison inmate’s right to religious freedom.

  • Former Teacher Aims to Use JD to Pursue Education Reform

    A veteran of the classroom, Julien Kacou ’17 understands firsthand just how difficult it is for teachers to bring about change — especially when it comes to reforming special needs education. That’s why Kacou hopes to use his Loyola Law School degree to effect change on the policy level, ensuring that special needs children receive the education they deserve.

  • Loyola Launches Programs in Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Law

    The Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Law programs at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles offer students a slate of classes and experiential-learning opportunities to prepare them for the evolving legal demands presented by emerging technology. The first of their kind on the West Coast, the programs draw on Loyola’s traditional strengths in areas like technology, criminal justice, privacy and IP law. The unique curricula will be made available to students pursuing a degree from the school’s multiple programs: Master of Science in Legal Studies (MLS), LLM (Master of Laws) and Juris Doctor (JD).

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