Friedler, Edith Z.

Edith Z. Friedler

Distinguished Retired Faculty

Edith Z. Friedler, Distinguished Retired Faculty

Courses Taught

  • Comparative Law
  • Conflict of Laws
  • Immigration Law
  • Latin American Law
  • Roman Law


  • JD, summa cum laude, University of Chile
  • JD, Loyola Law School


Following her graduation from the University of Chile, Edith Friedler studied at the University of Paris (Sorbonne) from 1964-65, where she was the recipient of a French Government Scholarship. She was a professor at the University of Chile from 1966-69. Before joining the Loyola Law School faculty in 1983, she practiced immigration law in Southern California. Friedler was a Fulbright Scholar in Santiago, Chile in 1990.

Selected Scholarship

  • La Reglamentacion de la Abogacia en Estados Unidos, 32 Revista del Abogado, Publicacion del Colegio de Abogados de Chile (16) 2004.
  • "Judicial Review in Chile," 7 Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas 321 (2001)
  • "Immigration and Naturalization," Chapter 33 in Law of Trade and Investment, Kozolchyk & Molloy eds. (Fred B. Rothman Publications) (2001)
  • Shakespeare’s Contribution to the Teaching of Comparative Law: Some Reflections on the Merchant of Venice, 60 Louisiana Law Review 1087 (2000).
  • Judicial Review in Chile, Symposium on Judicial Review in Latin America, 7 Southwestern Journal of Law and Trade in the Americas 321 (2000).
  • The Trial of Jesus As A Matter of Conflict of Laws? 32 The Irish Jurist 398 (1997).
  • "The Jurisprudence of Yogi Berra," 46 Emory Law Journal 697 (1997) 39 authors