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News and Highlights

News and Highlights

David Yellen is interviewed for a dean profile that ran in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on May 10.

Loyola welcomes international scholar James Gathii and award-winning clinical professor Zelda Harris.

Loyola receives supplemental grant from Gates Foundation to support PROLAW.


David Yellen was a guest on WTTW's Chicago Tonight on Feb. 7 where he discussed the Chicago law school lawsuits and the controversy over how law schools disclose post-graduate employment data.

Loyola's new Law and Religion program was highlighted in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on Feb. 3.

Diane Geraghty will be honored by Concern International with its annual Women of Concern Award. The luncheon will take place on Friday, February 24, at the Fairmont Hotel.

Dean David Yellen discusses new ABA requirements for law school transparency in a Jan. 20 Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article

Loyola School of Law is the recipient of an honorable Super Lawyers mention award for the pro bono work done through its Life After Innocence program.

Loyola University Chicago School of Law has gained full accreditation by the Health Care Compliance Association (CA).

A New York Times article dated December 10, 2011, about homelessness in Chicago quotes Clinical Professor of Law Emily Benfer and references the extraordinary work of Benfer and Loyola's Health Justice Project in aiding vulnerable families in Chicago.
Dean David Yellen discussed former Gov. Blagojevich's appeal on NBC 5 Chicago in a news segment that ran on December 9.  Clip courtesy of NBC 5 Chicago.

Dean David Yellen discussed former Gov. Blogojevich sentencing on CLTV's news show Politics Tonight on December 7.  Clip courtesy of CLTV Politics Tonight.

Loyola's Health Justice Project has published its Fall 2011 newsletter.

Loyola’s John Felice Rome Center Welcomes Students in Newly Launched Rule of Law for Development Program

A column by Professor George Anastaplo about the historical lessons of 9/11 was published in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on September 9.

Loyola's Corboy Fellows are among the top 16 teams competiting this fall in the 2011 National Civil Trial Competition.

Professor Barry Sullivan has been named the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Legal Studies at the University of Alberta.

Loyola students and CLE administrator Christine Heaton were highlighted in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin's Photo of the Day on August 9.

An article about Loyola's new online MJ degree program in Children's Law and Policy ran in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on August 5.

Dean David Yellen and Loyola law student Janea Raines were featured on the cover of the August issue of Chicago Lawyer magazine.

Loyola law alumnus Steven Puiszis (JD '79) served as the editor of a recent report on judicial independence: Without Fear or Favor in 2011, a New Decade of Challenges to Judicial Independence and Accountability.

A special thanks to the Illinois Bar Foundation for its generousity.  The IBF has awarded Loyola's Health Justice Project a $10,000 grant to support a full-time Intake Director position.  

Associate Dean James Faught (JD '76) and Vern Lahart (BA '50, JD '51) were profiled in the 5/27/11 issue of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. (PDF)

Associate Dean Michael Kaufman was quoted in Matt Taibbi's article The People vs. Goldman Sachs, which ran in the May 26 issue of Rolling Stone magazine. (PDF)

Dean David Yellen was quoted in a 5/9/11 Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article on the controversy over law students losing scholarships, and ABA efforts to make law schools more transparent to prospective students.  

A photo and caption of Professor Spencer Waller with U.S. Federal Trade Commissioner Edith Ramirez ran in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on May 3. (PDF)

A photo and caption of Loyola's Corboy Fellows Mock Trial Team ran in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on April 26

An article on the remarkable career of Professor George Anastaplo ran in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on April 25

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