Welcome to the College of Law

Where do you want to go?

Wherever it is, Loyola New Orleans College of Law can get you there.  Loyola has a long history of training practice-ready lawyers through our full-time, part-time, and evening JD programs. Between our nationally ranked law clinic and our experiential course offerings, our students have numerous opportunities to work with real clients on litigation, policy advocacy, and transactional projects before graduation. Loyola’s dual common and civil law curriculum gives our graduates the preparation to practice in Louisiana, across the country, and around the globe. And our students supplement their curricular experience by studying abroad, competing on our moot court and trial advocacy teams, participating in over 20 student organizations, and of course, by enjoying the fabulous city of New Orleans.

Where will a Loyola Law degree take you? Anywhere you want to go.

Faculty Success

Professor John Lovett publishes "Good Faith in Louisiana Property Law" in Louisiana Law Review

In his newly published article, Good Faith in Louisiana Property Law, 78 Louisiana Law Review, 1163 (2018), Professor John Lovett explores the concept of good faith plays in four areas of Louisiana law.  Lovett argues that good faith is the crucial mediating device that allows courts to consider both the honesty and carefulness of the parties while deciding whether to reallocate property rights and obligations between the original owner and the new property player.


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Student Success

Shaakirrah Sanders promoted to Full Professor of Law at University of Idaho College of Law

Shaakirrah R. Sanders (JD '01) became the first African-American and second person of color to achieve the rank of full professor at the University of Idaho College of Law. Professor Sanders teaches courses related to U.S. constitutional law and criminal procedure. Professor Sanders has published scholarship on felony sentencing reform; civil and criminal jury trial rights; religious freedom; and agriculture security or “ag-gag” legislation.


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Showcase

Professor Sokol in India

As a Fulbright scholar, Professor Sokol researched Indian philosophy and its implications for Western theories of justice. She also lectured on environmental law in Nepal.

Research in Action

Professor Andrea Armstrong’s research on the 13th amendment and prison labor is featured in a History Channel article on whether prison labor constitutes slavery.
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