• 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. 

  • Loyola Law School Bookstore reopens in Burns

    Solar Panels, New Bookstore Mark Campus Improvements

    The Law School embarked on several campus improvement projects over the summer that affected areas of the Fritz B. Burns Academic Center, the Casassa Building, Founders Hall, the Girardi Advocacy Center and the William M. Rains Library. Many of these were designed to provide more convenient access to critical services and to enhance instructional-technology systems. These modifications were the culmination of a years’ long assessment of ways to best utilize the existing space on campus and meet the evolving needs of faculty, students and staff.

  • Orientation II Recognized by National Jurist

    In the September 2013 issue of National Jurist magazine, Loyola Law School was noted among the list of "15 Innovative Experiential Ideas" launched by law schools in the last year for its opportunity for first year students to participate in Loyola’s Orientation II program.

  • Office of Career Services Events

    Career Services Events Prime Students for Networking, Interviewing

    Loyola’s Office of Career Services (OCS) hosts a diverse array of events throughout the semester – and before it – designed to help students engage with potential employers. From interview workshops with callback interview tips to mock interviews to law firm receptions to speed networking, OCS will host a dozen  events in the fall semester to help students develop their interviewing and networking kills and put them into practice.

  • Concentrations Fair

    Seeking Practical Experience? Step Right Up!

    Loyola’s Clinics, Concentrations, and Experiential Learning Fair was held on Monday, Sept. 9 on the Esplanade from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.,and again from 5:00 – 5:45 p.m.  It offered students the chance to learn more about the wide array of practical-training opportunities at the Law School.

  • New Students Receive Warm Welcome at Orientation

    Loyola’s new day and evening students listened to prominent alumni, faculty and students during Orientation, which was held on campus from August 13-15.

  • Three for Three: Alumni in Entertainment

    Three alumni working in entertainment -- Ronni Coulter '77, Bill Colitre '00 and Susan Ehring '09 -- dish on their careers in Hollywood.

  • Prof. Susan Poehls '89 Goes Full Circle

    Stetson University College of Law acknowledged Professor Susan Poehls' dedication by presenting her with its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacy. She accepted the award at Stetson’s annual seminar called “Educating Advocates: Teaching and Advocacy Skills,” which invites trial advocacy professors to learn and develop new teaching techniques and network with scholars across the country. For Poehls, it’s been a 24-year commitment, and she has loved every minute of it. 

  • CJLP students at orientation with Judge Irma J. Brown Dillon '73

    Loyola Law’s Center for Juvenile Law & Policy Angeles Receives $500K for Clinical Work

    The Center for Juvenile Law & Policy (CJLP) at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles will receive $500,000 over three years from the Pasadena, Calif.-based Rose Hills Foundation. The funds will support the work of CJLP students and supervising attorneys in the center’s three clinics: the Juvenile Justice Clinic, Juvenile Innocence & Fair Sentencing Clinic and Youth Justice Education Clinic.

  • Professor Gary Craig Promotes Practical Experience

    Professor Gary Craig challenges students to build upon the doctrines and theories they have learned by applying them in a simulated dispute. His yearlong course, called the Civil Litigation Skills Practicum, prepares students for all the steps leading up to trial, from the pleading stage to discovery to motions. “The Practicum gives them the chance to work on essential tasks that they’ll encounter in the workplace,” he said.

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    Law Start Program Gives Admitted Students an Edge

    Loyola Law School launched the new Law Start program this year to give admitted students an early dose of skills essential for success in law school and practice. The daylong program featured a mock contracts lecture and case-briefing analysis. Other sessions featured the school's bar preparation and academic success programs, clinics, pro bono and externship opportunities, and Concentrations.

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