Loyola Law School faculty members pride themselves on being accessible to the media and part of the public discourse on news of legal significance. Visit Loyola's Summary Judgments faculty blog to read faculty opinions on current legal issues. Highlights of recent media appearances and quotations include:
2/6- Al Jazeera
"It's a big win for President Trump," said Jessica Levinson, a professor of law and director of the Public Policy Institute at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.
"He's going to say this was exoneration," Levinson told Al Jazeera.
2/5 - Spectrum News 1
“I think that is wishful thinking from both parts, I think the democrats would like to see him explode, and I think the republicans would like to see him be as statesman like as possible”, says Stanley Goldman, professor at LMU Loyola Law School.
2/4 - Spectrum News 1
“If they are terrified that Trump at 49 percent is going to actually win, they will once again try for the person they think is most likely to beat Trump and that may not be people who agree with their politics quite as much as they would like” says Stanley Goldman, professor at LMU Loyola Law School.
2/3 – PolitiFact
"That’s an apples-to-oranges measure. They measure different things, at different times, with different types of levels of certainty," said Justin Levitt, a Loyola Law School professor, in an email. "And so it’s really bad science to claim that a disconnect between those two numbers means that there’s fraud."
2/2 – PolitiFact
In other words, "the Court said that a jurisdiction can engage in some partisan gerrymandering consistent with the US Constitution, as long as it doesn’t go too far," said Justin Levitt, associate dean for research at Loyola Marymount University law school and founder of allaboutredistricting.org. But, he added, the Supreme Court said "federal courts have no power to determine what ‘too far’ is."
2/1 – New York Times
But Adam Zimmerman, a law professor at Loyola Law School, said defining those groups is complicated by the lack of a signature disease associated with Roundup, making it difficult to predict Bayer's liability.
2/1 - KTLA
Loyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson shrugs off a delay in results, saying it “is only an issue for the candidates who want to claim victory and momentum.” In any case, the way the California Democratic Party calculates delegate votes is complex and only partly related to who wins the overall popular vote.
2/1 – CBS News
A slim Republican majority voted to block witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Politico Whtie House correspondent and associate editor Anita Kumar, McClatchy national political/Congressional correspondent David Lightman, and Loyola Law School professor Jessica Levinson joined CBSN to break down what this means and what comes next.