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Jonathan Sheffield: To him, service means more than free legal advice

There’s very little down time in Jonathan Sheffield’s life—and he wouldn’t have it any other way. Sheffield, who ranks 8th out of his class of 251 law students, regularly serves meals to the residents of Lawson House YMCA.   READ MORE

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Teams with Barbri

Loyola will collaborate with BARBRI, a leading legal education provider, to provide law students with innovative, academic support and a bar preparation program.   LEARN MORE

Loyola Wins Appellate Lawyers Assoc. Moot

Jon Puskar and Scott Kater won the Appellate Lawyers Association (ALA) Moot Court Competition, which was held Nov. 7-8 in Chicago. The moot court problem covered the Fifth Amendment and the admissibility of witness testimony under Federal Rule of Evidence 701.   LEARN MORE

Con Law Colloquium

The Fifth Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium brought together constitutional law scholars from universities around the country to debate and discuss many of the controversial issues surrounding the constitution.   LEARN MORE

Loyola Wins Thomas Tang

For the fourth year in a row, Loyola has won the Thomas Tang Regional Moot Court Competition. Basim Kamal and Sevan Avakain will compete in the national competition in Arizona.   LEARN MORE

Loyola Receives $1.3 Million
US Dept. of State Grant

Loyola has received a $1.3 million grant from the US Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs to support PROLAW’s partnership agreement with the African Union.   READ MORE

Public Interest Convocation

Lawyer and best-selling author, Scott Turow, provided remarks this year at Loyola’s Public Interest Law Convocation for first-year students. Loyola law alumna Julie Harcum Brennan (MSW ’03, JD ’03) was honored with Loyola’s Outstanding Public Interest Award.   LEARN MORE

International Legal Careers

Lara Elborno (JD ’12), a trainee attorney in International Arbitration at the Paris office of Winston & Strawn LLP, offers advice on landing an international legal career.

Excellence in Teaching

Clinical Professor of Law Anita Weinberg, director of Loyola’s ChildLaw Policy Institute, was awarded the prestigious Ignatius Loyola Award for Excellence in Teaching at Loyola University Chicago’s Faculty Convocation held on September 14.

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