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 Davida Finger publishes report, New Orleans Eviction Geography: Results of an Increasingly Precarious Housing Market

Professor Finger's report, which she co-authored with Jane Place Neighborhood Substantiality Initiative, is the first comprehensive report on the escalating eviction crisis in New Orleans. The report maps evictions throughout the city based on a dataset Finger compiled through public records requests.  It shows that the most affordable neighborhoods have the highest eviction rates and makes policy recommendations to lessen displacement. The full report is available at https://jpnsi.org/evictions 


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Student Success

Andre Robinson receives ABA fellowship

Loyola graduate Andre Robinson has been named a Christine A. Brunswick Public Service Fellow by the ABA Section on Taxation.  As a fellow, Andre will spent two years working with the Low-Income Tax Clinic at Southeast Louisiana Legal Services to provide education and tax services to taxpayers returning to society after being incarcerated and micro and small business owners.  


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Showcase

Professor Leonhard in China

Leon Sarpy Distinguished Professor Chunlin Leonhard has won a Fulbright scholarship to research in China for the 2019-2020 year. Leonhard will study ancient Chinese dynastic contract law issues.

Listen Up!

Professor Rob Verchick's latest podcast, Working Toward a Just Energy Transition, is now live. Click on his photo to listen now!

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