Loyola University Chicago

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  • IN MEMORIAM: PROFESSOR GEORGE ANASTAPLO

    Professor of Law George Anastaplo passed away on Friday, February 14, of metastatic prostate cancer. He was 88. For more than 30 years, he was a vital part of the fabric of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law community, serving as a beloved colleague, a revered teacher, and a world-renowned scholar.
  • Alumni Spotlight: White House Internship

    While a 3L at Loyola, Brenda McKinney (JD '13) was awarded a Fulbright scholarship starting in January 2014 to study conflict resolution in cases of youthful offending in New Zealand. Because she was also interested in gaining policy experience in Washington, DC, a friend encouraged her to apply to the White House Internship Program (WHIP). Read more about Brenda’s internship with the Office of the White House Counsel.
  • Father Araujo Greets Pope Francis

    Rev. Robert John Araujo, S.J. Loyola's John Courtney Murray, S.J. University Professor, spoke with His Holiness Pope Francis at a gathering at the Sala Clementina during a recent visit to Rome, where he presented a lecture to the International Union of Catholic Jurists and the International Network of Catholic Legislators.
  • Con Law Connection

    More than 100 Constitutional Law scholars recently gathered in November at Loyola's annual colloquium to debate and discuss constitutional law theory and US Supreme Court rulings.
  • A whole new world

    As the world changes, the School of Law’s international programs are changing with it. Our study abroad programs span the globe to give law students the skills they need to stay ahead of the legal curve.
  • Student Activities Fair

    The School of Law hosts a Student Activities Fair at the beginning of each academic year to provide first-year students with the opportunity to meet and talk with student organization leaders about the many activities available at Loyola. There are numerous active law student organizations offered to students this year.
  • PROLAW Three

    Bernie Salinas (Mexico) and Dafina Bardhi (Kosovo) are among the 20 new students from 17 countries who have enrolled in Loyola's LLM in Rule of Law for Development (PROLAW) program hosted in Rome, Italy. A bell-ringing ceremony has become a PROLAW tradition to kick-off the academic year and welcome the incoming class of students. Loyola's PROLAW degree program, which was first launched in 2011, is directed by William Loris (pictured at left).
  • Loyola Aids Families in Chicago Public School Transition

    Loyola’s Education Law and Policy Institute and the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law partnered to conduct an independent monitoring project for two days at Chicago Public Schools when classes resumed in August.
  • Loyola Wins Tang Regional

    For the third straight year, Loyola University Chicago School of Law finished in first and second place at the Regional Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition held in Chicago. Shirley Chen and Kristen Kawaguchi were named regional champions. Arianne Freeman and Duo Park placed second. Both teams competed in the national Thomas Tang Competition held in Kansas City. Chen and Kawaguchi finished in second place; Freeman and Park were semifinalists.
  • President's Medallion Recipient

    Kristen Totten (3L, center) was the School of Law recipient of the 2013 President's Medallion. The annual award recognizes students in each of Loyola's schools for their outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service. Kristen is pictured with Loyola President and CEO Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., and Jean Gaspardo, assistant dean of student affairs.
  • Student Spotlight: Rebecca Wylie

    Who better to advocate for people with disabilities than a lawyer with disabilities? That's the reasoning of Rebecca Wylie (3L), who is planning to graduate with a law degree and health law certificate in May 2015.
  • Loyola Alums Embrace Careers as Military Lawyers

    When United States Air Force Major Ja Rai Williams (JD ’05) was three years old, she announced to her household that she wanted to be a lawyer. She held onto that goal when she entered law school at Loyola, where she was a Philip H. Corboy Fellow and earned a certificate in trial advocacy.
  • Life After Innocence

    With support for new transitional housing, Loyola’s Life After Innocence continues reintegrating the exonerated into the world outside prison.
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    Dean Yellen named one of the most influential law educators

    The National Jurist has named Loyola University Chicago School of Law Dean David N. Yellen as one of the “25 most influential people in legal education” in its January 2014 issue. Yellen ranks 17th on the list of those named as having the most influence in 2013.
  • In Memoriam - Professor George Anastaplo

    Professor of Law George Anastaplo passed away on Friday, February 14, of metastatic prostate cancer. He was 88. For more than 30 years, he was a vital part of the fabric of the Loyola University Chicago School of Law community, serving as a beloved colleague, a revered teacher, and a world-renowned scholar.
  • Loyola Wins Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition

    Loyola’s won the Midwest Regional Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Competition held at the National Black Law Students Association Convention in Minneapolis in early February. Team members Jennifer Thomas, Jasmine Morton, Andrea Williams, and Diona Rogers will compete at the national championship in Milwaukee in March. Thomas was also recognized for her outstanding leadership as president of Loyola's Black Law Students Association.