Laurie L. Levenson Honored with Beacon of Justice Award from Los Angeles County Law Library

Loyola Law School Prof. Laurie L. Levenson was honored by Los Angeles County Law Library on April 18, 2024 with the Beacon of Justice Award.  

“I am thrilled and honored to receive this award because the Los Angeles Law Library represents the best of our legal community,” said Levenson. 

Created in 2005, the Beacon of Justice Award honors an individual or institution for exceptional work to advance the cause of justice. Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library furthers access to justice by raising funds and supporting LA Law Library’s programs, services, and collections. 

In 2011, Professor Levenson founded Loyola’s Project for the Innocent. The Project has secured the release of eighteen clients who were wrongfully convicted.

Professor Levenson is also the David W. Burcham Chair in Ethical Advocacy at Loyola Law School, where she teaches evidence, criminal law, criminal procedure, ethics, white collar crime, and trial advocacy. She has authored more than 250 articles and 13 books on issues related to criminal law, ethics, media and the law, and high-profile cases.