• Most-Cited IP Scholars

    Professors Jennifer Rothman and Lee Petherbridge were both named on these Most Cited IP Law Articles lists.

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    Upcoming Scholarly Events

    Loyola will host dozens of legal scholars and numerous events this semester, including the international Legal Theory Roundtable, the Southern California Junior Law Faculty Workshop, the Civil Justice Symposium “Injury as Cultural Practice,” and the U.S.-China IP Conference co-sponsored by U.C. Berkeley and the University of Renmin, China.

  • A Corporate Right to Privacy?

    Elizabeth Pollman is an award-winning business law scholar.  Her most recent article, A Corporate Right to Privacy, 99 Minnesota L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2015), provides the first scholarly treatment of the unresolved issue of whether corporations have, or should have, a right to privacy.  She argues that corporate privacy rights should be evaluated by reference to the privacy interests of the various people involved in and their relationship to the corporation.

  • The Economics of the Bond Market

    Carlos Berdejó is an economist.  His recent research will appear in Revisiting the Voting Prohibition in Bond Workouts (forthcoming, Tulane), in which he evaluates the economic impact of the longstanding prohibition against collective action clauses (CACs) on the $250 billion U.S. bond market.  Through an innovative exercise in comparative law involving Chile, Brazil and Germany, he proposes a more efficient rule and offers new insights into the relative merits of mandatory and default contracting rules.

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    Mass Corporate Settlements

    Adam Zimmerman’s innovative scholarship on mass litigation is already influencing the public debate.  In The Corporate Settlement Mill, 101 Virginia L. Rev. __ (2015) (with Dana Remus), he argues that high-volume settlement programs designed and run by sophisticated corporate wrongdoers have a dark side, threatening transparency, fair dealing, and the rule of law, and raising fundamental questions about how far policymakers may go to privatize our public system of adjudication.


Loyola professors are original and influential scholars. Published in leading law reviews and widely cited by judicial opinions, their work is often at the center of important public policy debates. With dozens of treatises and casebooks to their credit, Loyola faculty bring scholarly rigor to every aspect of the legal profession and the classroom.

Junior Scholar Spotlight

Loyola’s junior faculty are already making their mark.

Race, Gender and Crime

Priscilla Ocen reconceptualizes the criminalization of women of color. Read more...

Democratic Theory

Justin Levitt challenges conventional thinking about voting rights and democracy. Read more...

Corporate Theory

Elizabeth Pollman rethinks the boundaries between public and private firms and the rights of corporations.  Read more...

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Hiro Aragaki reconceptualizes the relationship between contract and procedure in civil and extrajudicial adjudication.  Read more...

Economic Legal Regimes

Carlos Berdejo brings rigorous economic empiricism to new realms.  Read more...

Complex Civil Procedure

Adam Zimmerman offers innovative new theories of mass litigation.  Read more...


Kevin Lapp redraws the boundaries between criminal law, immigration, and democratic theory.  Read more...

Judicial Decisionmaking

Simona Grossi challenges the precepts of modern judicial decisionmaking in the context of civil procedure.  Read more...

Environmental Localism

Katherine Trisolini upends traditional environmental law with a focus on local government.  Read more...

Election Law

Jessica Levinson reconceptualizes the governance function of campaign finance law and corporate speech.  Read more...