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Scholarship & Influence - Loyola Law School, Los Angeles


law reviewVictor Gold, The Three Commandments of Amending The Federal Rules of Evidence, 85 Fordham L. Rev. (2017)

law reviewKimberly West-Faulcon, Obscuring Asian Penalty with Illusions of Black Bonus, 64 UCLA L. Rev. Disc. (2017)

law reviewKevin Lapp, Taking Back Juvenile Confessions, 64 UCLA L. Rev. (2017)

law reviewSimona Grossi, The Claim, 55 Houston L. Rev. (2017)

law reviewEllen Aprill, Charitable Class, Disaster Relief, and First Responders, 7 Tax Notes (2016)

law reviewYxta Maya Murray, A Modest Memo, 22 Mich. J. Race & L. (2017)

law review Adam Zimmerman & David Michael Jaros, Judging Aggregate Settlement 94 Wash. U. L. Rev. (2017)

law reviewDavid Glazier, Zora Colakovic, Alexandra Gonzalez, & Zacharias Tripodes, A Critical Assessment of the New Department of Defense Law of War Manual, Yale J. Int'l L. (2017)

law reviewDaniel P. Selmi, Negotiations in the Aftermath of Koontz, 75 Maryland L. Rev. 743 (2016)

law reviewKatherine Pratt, The Tax Definition of 'Medical Care': A Critique of the Startling IRS Arguments in O'Donnabhain v. Commissioner, 23 Mich. J. Gender & L. 313 (2016)

law review Lee Petherbridge & R. Polk Wagner, Teva and the Process of Claim Construction, 69 Fla. L. Rev. (2017)

law reviewAlexandra Natapoff, A Stop is Just a Stop: Terry's Formalism, 15 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. (2017)


Alexandra Natapoff, Misdemeanors: Challenges and Possibilities for Reform, in Academy for Justice, A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna ed., 2017)

Lee Petherbridge & Jason Rantanen, Infringement, in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW (P. Menell, D. Schwartz & B. Depoorter eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017)

Elizabeth Pollman, The Rise of Regulatory Affiars in Innovative Startups,in THE HANDBOOK OF LAW AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE UNITED STATES, D. (Gordon Smith & Christine Hurt, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017)

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Victor GoldVictor Gold's treatise, Federal Practice & Procedure: Evidence, was cited multiple times in the U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado. The juror-bias case looked at exceptions to the no-impeachment rule in evidence.

Hiro AraragakiHiro Aragaki led a unique class at Loyola on "Drafting a New Mediation Law for India." Aragaki and LLS students worked remotely with a group of Indian lawyers to draft the country's first-ever mediation law, influencing the trajectory of mediation in India.

panel Sean Kennedy and Priscilla Ocen have been appointed to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Civilian Oversight Commission. This newly formed panel provides ongoing analysis and oversight of the department's policies, practices and procedures.

Daniel SelmiDaniel Selmi has been appointed to the Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board. A former deputy attorney general at the California Department of Justice, Selmi continues to argue environmental law cases at the appellate level.

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Nora Freeman Engstrom

Nora Freeman Engstrom Stanford Law School
"Retaliatory RICO and the Puzzle of Fraudulent Claiming"


Paul Ohm

Paul Ohm
Georgetown University Law Center
"Desirable Inefficiency"

Guy-Uriel Charles

Guy-Uriel Charles
Duke University School of Law
"Rethinking Voting Rights and Policy for a Divided America"

Ryan Calo

Ryan Calo
University of Washington School of Law
"The Taking Economy"

Yesha Yadav

Yesha Yadav
Vanderbilt Law School
"The Common Equity Problem in Bank Regulation"

Laura Heymann

Laura Heymann
William & Mary Law School
"Does a Trademark Mean?"


Loyola hosts prominent scholars from around the country at our many workshop series and colloquia. Recent and upcoming events include:

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Loyola hosted the oral arguments for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

The Educator as Advocate: Empowering Educators to Create an Inclusive and Compassionate Learning Environment. The second in a two-part symposium examines the uses of education law to advocate for social justice in the classroom.

Disability, Transportation and Innovation. Hosted in conjunction with Loyola Marymount University's School of Education and Frank R. Seaver College of Science & Engineering, Disability, Transportation and Innovation gathered thought-leaders in the fields of education, engineering and law for an examination of the potential for technology to improve the lives of those with disabilities.

12th Annual Journalist Law School. Loyola welcomed journalists for a four-day intensive seminar on the legal system.

Techtainment 2.0: Technology + Entertainment. A groundbreaking program highlighting how technology is transforming the entertainment field, in-house attorneys, experts, industry insiders and professors explored current trends and issues related to artificial intelligence, video/mobile gaming, IP licensing and the music industry.

Nuremberg Laws and Trials. The Center for the Study of Law and Genocide at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and the International March of the Living presented a symposium on the Nuremberg Laws and the Nuremberg Trials in recognition of the special edition of the Loyola International and Comparative Law Review.

Tax Policy Colloquium. Loyola's leading tax policy colloquium series in the United States, hosted speakers and commentators from Stanford, UCLA, Yale and USC, among others.

U.S.-China Entertainment Law Conference. The first U.S.-China Entertainment Law Conference brought together senior policymakers, academics, business executives and international practitioners from China and the U.S. to discuss cutting-edge legal issues in the U.S.-China entertainment industry.

20th Annual Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations. Founded by Loyola Professor Ellen Aprill, this highly-respected conference featured prominent tax-exemption experts, officials from the U.S. Treasury and the IRS and leading West Coast tax lawyers.

Fidler Institute on Criminal Justice. This Loyola tradition assembles nationally-renowned criminal law scholars, judges and practitioners for an in-depth examination of cutting-edge issues in criminal justice.

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