Loyola’s Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies has launched the world’s first online-only master’s programs in Global Competition Law for lawyers and working professionals in the field. LEARN MORE
US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will join Loyola this summer in Rome as a special guest lecturer. Space is still available. Enrollment deadline is March 2. LEARN MORE
Dean David Yellen is #5 on the National Jurist’s list of 25 Most Influential People in Legal Education. The January 2015 issue calls Yellen an ‘Innovator’ for his work with the ABA and for his leadership role in the national dialog that is addressing today’s challenges and offering ways to improve legal education. READ MORE
Professor John Bronsteen’s new book, Happiness and the Law (University of Chicago Press, 2014) (with Buccafusco and Masur), assesses how the law affects people’s quality of life. LEARN MORE
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
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
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
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.