• Summer Job Diaries: Brittney Daigle-Leonard Takes Interest in Healthcare Law to the Next Level

    Brittney Daigle-Leonard is a rising third-year student at Loyola. She is spending the summer at the National Health Law Program (NHeLP), which protects and advances the health rights of low-income and underserved individuals and families though advocacy, education and litigation at the federal and state levels. 

  • Summer Job Diaries: Following Your Passion

    After graduating in 2014, Ryan D'Ambrosio started working in the entertainment industry. Dissatisfied with his experience, he decided to follow his passion and the original reason he decided to attend law school: to become a criminal defense attorney. He currently works at as an associate criminal defense attorney at Shevin Law Group, a boutique criminal law firm in Los Angeles.

  • Duke Ho

    Summer Job Diaries: Duke Ho Put Class Knowledge to Use at Sacramento DA

    Duke Ho is rising third-year day student at Loyola. He is spending the summer at the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office.

  • Summer Job Diaries: Writing Motions and Taking Names

    Houman Sayaghi is a rising third-year day student at Loyola. He is spending his summer working as a certified law clerk at the Law Office of Dennis Chang. In his role, he performs many of the same duties as the lawyers he works with while under their supervision in everything from criminal defense to corporate law.

  • Tribute to Hon. Arthur L. Alarcón

    Loyola hosted an ethics symposium for prosecutors, defenders and judges in memory of the Hon. Arthur L. Alarcón, senior circuit judge for whom Loyola’s Alarcón Advocacy Center is named. At this event, Loyola Law School announced the creation of a scholarship in his honor for new and returning students.

  • LLM Info Session

    Join us on campus June 11, 2015 to learn more about the Law School's new LLM Specializations in Civil Litigation and Advocacy, Criminal Justice, Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property and International Business Law. 

  • International Human Rights Clinic Speaks at United Nations

    Professor Veronica Aragón of Loyola's International Human Rights Clinic addressed the United Nationas on issues of regarding Jamacia's extrajudicial executions and human rights violations. 

  • Juvenile Innocence & Fair Sentencing Clinic visit Pelican Bay State Prison

    Members of Loyola’s Juvenile Innocence & Fair Sentencing Clinic visited Pelican Bay State Prison to present information to inmates eligible under Senate Bill 260 (SB 260), the Youth Offender Parole Act.  

  • Center for the Study of Law and Genocide's Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide

    To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the Center for the Study of Law and Genocide hosted a panel featuring His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, Hon. Shelley L. Kaufman, Professor Richard Hrair Dekmejian and attorneys Mark Geragos ‘82 and Brian Kabateck ’89.

  • Remembering Former Dean Gerry McLaughlin, Who Wrote the Book on Loyola. Literally.

    Loyola Law School mourns the loss of Professor Gerald T. McLaughlin, who passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2015. 

  • Byrne Trial Team - hero

    Byrne Trial Advocacy Team Achieves Critical Wins at Major Competitions

    Loyola’s Byrne Trial Advocacy Team members had a banner spring, capping a year that included winning the major National Civil Trial Competition in November.

  • Loyola Hosts New Voices in Legal Theory Workshop

    On March 27-28, Loyola hosted the latest in a series of meetings hosted over the last six years designed to provide an intensive, two -day paper workshop for emerging and established legal philosophers from around the world. Previous workshops have been hosted by Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland. The drafts covered a range of topics, from contract law, to theories of punishment, privacy, campus rape initiatives, and the law of war and human shields. 

  • Two Loyola Faculty Articles Receive Special Praise

    Professors Zimmerman and Natapoff featured in publication.

  • Center for the Study of Law & Genocide Honors Ben Ferencz

    Center for the Study of Law & Genocide Honors Pioneering Nazi Prosecutor Ben Ferencz

    Loyola's Center for the Study of Law & Genocide (CSLG) honored legendary war-crime prosecutor Benjamin B. Ferencz with its 2015 Raphael Lemkin Award. Ferencz was the youngest of the lead prosecutors at the Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals, and in the 1948 proceedings was the first-ever prosecutor to use the term "genocide" in his case.

  • LIJC Secures U-Visa for Young Victim

    Abandoned as an undocumented 13-year-old shortly after crossing from Mexico to the United States with her sister, Leidi became trapped in an abusive relationship with a man who fathered four children with her.  After he was deported for criminal offenses, Leidi sought help at Homeboy Industries, where she met the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic (LIJC) co-directors, Marissa Montes ’12 and Emily Robinson ’12.

  • Chris Rising '96 Forecasts Millennials' Impact on Real Estate

    Imagine: Executives without offices or even their own desks. No one is wearing a suit. Spontaneous conversations come and go, but no clear calendar of organized meeting times. You may think you’ve walked into a savvy advertising agency or tech firm, but that is not the case. This is Rising Realty Partners, one of the leading real estate development, operating and investment companies headquartered in downtown Los Angeles. 

  • Students Mentor LA Youth Through Mock Trial Program

    In an effort to forge a connection with at-risk youth in the community, students in Loyola’s Black Law Students Association and La Raza de Loyola developed a mock trial program that would both expose high school students to the benefits of earning an advanced degree and teach them about the judicial system. With that goal in mind, they established the Young Lawyers Program in 2000. When Domineisha Lescaille ’17 signed-up for Young Lawyers as a high school freshman in 2007, she had no idea how it would drastically impact her future.

  • Juvenile Innocence & Fair Sentencing Clinic (JIFS) secures release of Frederick Summervilles

    Juvenile Innocence & Fair Sentencing Clinic Helps Secure Release of Childhood Offender

    In 1981, at just 16 years old, Frederick Summervilles was one of the first youthful offenders ever sentenced as an adult in California. His sentence was 15 years to life. More than 33 years later, thanks to the passage of California’s SB 260 and the work of the Juvenile Innocence & Fair Sentencing Clinic at Loyola Law School, he walked out of prison on Friday, Jan. 9.


  • JEI summary

    New Incubator Program Opens Doors for New Attorneys

    Loyola's new Justice Entrepreneur Initiative will aid newly minted lawyers as they start their own law firms, equipping them with some of the basics they need to provide legal services to low- to middle-income communities in the Los Angeles area. JEI will provide shared office space (including furniture and Internet), access to legal case management software and legal research resources, free CLE courses, practical training, and mentorship and guidance throughout the duration of the 18-month program. 

  • Student Ana Dahan

    Like Professor Before Her, a Student of Political Law Becomes a Participant

    Loyola student Ana Teresa Dahan ’15 was appointed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and unanimously confirmed by the Los Angeles City Council as the newest member of the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission in November 2014. For the former education reform and political strategist, it was the culmination of a career aimed at making a difference.


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