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 at Lawson House YMCA and provides free legal services to the residents there. READ MORE
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.