Father Araujo Greets Pope Francis
REVEREND ROBERT JOHN ARAUJO, S.J.
Reverend Robert John Araujo, S.J., is a leading scholar in jurisprudence, public international law, Constitutional law, and Catholic legal theory. He has served as a trial attorney and advisor in the Solicitor's Office of the United States Department of the Interior, and as a lawyer for the Standard Oil Company. He has served on the law faculty at Gonzaga University and Pontifical Gregorian University, and as a visiting professor at Georgetown University Law Center, St. Louis University School of Law, and Boston College School of Law. Fr. Araujo has authored numerous law review articles, as well as coauthored a series of books on papal diplomacy and international organizations with the late Fr. John A. Lucal, S.J. In addition, he has contributed chapters to a number of volumes addressing topics in jurisprudence and public international law.
THE JOHN COURTNEY MURRAY, S.J. UNIVERSITY CHAIR
Established in 2009, the University Chair at Loyola University Chicago is named after the Reverend John Courtney Murray, S.J., a Jesuit priest and theologian who was known for his efforts to reconcile Catholicism and religious pluralism, focusing on the relationship between religious freedom and the American political order. The University Chair will support scholarship and the intersections of religious commitments, civic life, and public service at Loyola University Chicago.
Wing-Tat Lee Induction
Professor of Law James T. Gathii (third from left) was inducted as the School of Law's Wing-Tat Lee Chair in International Law at a special ceremony at the Philip H. Corboy Law Center on Thursday, March 14. As the Wing-Tat Lee Chair, he will pursue teaching and scholarship, and bring to the School of Law international conferences, lectures, and exchange programs for students and faculty.
President's Medallion Award Recipient Jillian Burstein
Jillian Burstein (3L) was the School of Law's 2012 President's Medallion recipient. The award, which recognizes outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service, was presented to a student from each school at the University by Rev. Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., President & CEO, Loyola University Chicago. The President's Ball was held at Navy Pier on November 9, 2012.
Trivia Night at Loyola
Loyola's Catholic Lawyers Guild hosted its 13th Annual Trivia Night on April 4. As a result of the generous food and prize donations of local business--and the participation of Loyola students, professors, and friends--the Catholic Lawyers Guild raised $1,786 to benefit Southwest Chicago Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS). PADS is one of the largest non-profit agencies that provides for the immediate needs of Chicago's unemployed and homeless as well as provides job training and long-term housing alternatives to end the cycle of poverty.
Yet Another Corboy Fellows Win
Loyola Corboy Fellows have won the National Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition, which was held in Chicago April 4-7. The competition is co-sponsored by the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association and John Marshall Law School. Pictured from left, Kyle Flynn, coach Albert Maldonado, David Rivelli, coach Rebecca Gold, Daina Staisiunas, and Matt Anderson.