• Hannon Gift -- summary

    William H. Hannon Foundation Donates $1 Million for Scholarships to LMU Alumni

    The William H. Hannon Foundation will fund a $1 million scholarship at Loyola Law School for the benefit of graduates of Loyola Marymount University (LMU). This donation is the largest scholarship gift in the Law School’s history designated for students from a single alma mater. 

  • Jay Dougherty AMEC summary

    Prof. Dougherty Recognized for Entertainment Law Contribution

    Professor Jay Dougherty was named Public Counsel of the Year by the Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel (AMEC) for his work to further the field of entertainment law through the creation of the Loyola Entertainment & Media Law Institute and oversight of the Law School's Entertainment Law Concentration. 

  • 50th Anniversary banner summary image

    50 Years at Albany: Campus Celebrates Past While Looking Ahead

    In 2014, Loyola is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Albany Street location. Celebrate by sharing photos and memories of your time on campus with your Loyola family!

  • Prof. Seagull H. Song: Bridging the Gap Between Nations

    Visiting Associate Professor Seagull Haiyan Song joined Loyola Law School in 2012 after practicing law in China and the United States for 15 years. Song teaches Comparative Copyright Law, IP Licensing and China Law as Loyola’s resident China scholar. In addition, she fosters legal collaboration between the U.S. and China in the field of intellectual property through a long-standing working relationship with the Chinese Supreme Court. 

  • Bar Pass summary

    Loyola Law School ranks third among California law schools for bar passage rate

    Loyola’s California July 2013 bar exam pass rate for first-time takers was 87 percent, 11 percentage points higher than the statewide average of 76 percent for first-time takers from all ABA-accredited schools in California. The overall pass rate was 55.8 percent for all test takers.

  • Ready, Set, Law Start

    Admitted students were given an early taste of their future law school lives during Loyola’s Law Start program on Jan. 10, 2014. During the second-annual program, admitted students were invited to campus to experience a mock law class and mingle with current students and faculty. 

  • Sean Kennedy

    Federal Public Defender Sean Kennedy '89 to Head Loyola’s Center for Juvenile Law & Policy

    Kennedy, a 1989 Loyola alumnus, becomes the second executive director of the CJLP. The center was founded in 2005 to foster systemic reform of the juvenile justice system through advocacy, research and dialogue. Since that time, its students have represented more than 300 youth clients in nearly 700 cases, contributing about 50,000 hours of pro bono service to the Los Angeles community.

  • Georgene Vairo

    For Prof. Vairo, Procedure a Means to an End

    Professor Georgene Vairo is a dynamo of civil procedure who doubles as a highly sought-after expert on issues related to mass torts and complex litigation.

  • Loyola Hosts 17th-Annual Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations

    Loyola Law School held its 17th-Annual Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations on Thursday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 22 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza.

  • All of Loyola, at Your Fingertips

    Loyola's new mobile app gives users immediate access to LLS directories, library resources, events, class notes and more. It's the gift that keeps on giving all year long.

  • Andrew Arons

    Want to Buy an Election? Consult Alumnus Andrew Arons

    Earlier this year, the Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest prompted a discussion of the seminal campaign-finance case Citizens United v. FEC asking, “Is Democracy for Sale?” Andrew Arons ’13 provided the most innovative answer, and he was chosen as the winner of this historic competition.

  • Admissions Viewbook

    Loyola Wins International Award for Admissions Publication

    The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) awarded the Law School’s 2012-2013 Admissions Viewbook its Circle of Excellence Gold Award. Of 59 entries in this category from educational institutions around the world, CASE presented this award to only three schools: Loyola Law Schoo, Princeton University and the Rhode Island School of Design.

  • The Fashion Law Project, Staci Riordan

    Loyola Law’s New Fashion Law Project to Include Symposia, Focused Curriculum & Summer Intensive Program

    Loyola Law School is launching The Fashion Law Project, a unique academic center dedicated to advancing the practice of fashion law through innovative curricular offerings, practical-training opportunities and topical symposia. Loyola alumna Staci Jennifer Riordan, partner and chair of the Fashion Law Practice Group at Fox Rothschild LLP, will be the executive director of the program, the first of its kind on the West Coast.     

  • Ninth Circuit Appellate Ad Clinic

    Ninth Circuit Clinic Makes Federal Case out of Appellate Advocacy

    Students in Loyola’s Ninth Circuit Appellate Advocacy Clinic handle client appeals from beginning to end, representing clients as pro bono counsel before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit  in both criminal and civil cases. During the yearlong class, students draft and file briefs, then argue the case before a panel of federal judges.

  • Professor Brietta Clark

    Prof. Brietta Clark: At the Forefront of Health Care Law

    If it involves health care law, it involves Professor Brietta Clark. In her tenure as a scholar, teacher and adviser, Clark has been an important force in shaping, assessing and interpreting health care law. Now, with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, she has become a go-to expert for students interested in the burgeoning field, as well as journalists and citizens trying to understand it.

  • Project for the Innocent Secures Freedom for Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder

    Kash Delano Register, who spent 34 years in prison after being convicted of a murder he did not commit, was freed from jail on Friday, Nov. 8. A judge threw out his conviction after a team of lawyers and law students from the Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Project for the Innocent successfully argued that Register, 53, was wrongfully convicted of murder in 1979. 

  • Loyola Welcomes International LLM Students

    Loyola Law School’s LLM for Foreign-Trained Attorneys program welcomed 21 students from across the globe this year. They hail from Argentina, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Nicaragua, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Kingdom. Program Director Joel Mosemann is pleased with the growth of the program, which is only in its second year at Loyola.

  • Alumna Danielle Criona '99

    Danielle Criona '99 Brings Alumni (and Pistachios!) to the Table

    As the senior intellectual property counsel at Roll Global, alumna Danielle Criona ’99 is charged with protecting some of the world’s most iconic brands, including Wonderful Pistachios, FIJI Water and Teleflora. And now, as president of the Alumni Board of Governors, she is bringing the same level of stewardship to the Law School.

  • Associate Dean Helen Albertson

    Associate Dean Helen Albertson: 'I Have the Greatest Job in the World'

    Helen Albertson graduated from law school in 1997, but she remains an engaged student of legal education. Not long after Albertson earned her juris doctor, she returned to law school to help others achieve their legal ambitions. As an administrator, she has endeavored to find new ways to assist law students. In pursuit of her doctorate in higher-education management, she researched methods of using academic-support programs to help at-risk law students pass the bar exam on their first attempt.

  • Professor Jennifer Rothman

    Prof. Jennifer Rothman Lectures on Copyright Law at National Journalism Convention

    Professor Jennifer Rothman gave reporters a primer on copyright, trademark and right-of-publicity law during a session she led before about 70 reporters during the Excellence in Journalism conference, one of the largest gatherings of journalists in the United States. 

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