Faculty in the News

Loyola faculty members pride themselves on being accessible to the media and part of the public discourse on news of legal significance. Visit Loyola's Summary Judgments faculty blog to read faculty opinions on current legal issues. Recent media appearances and quotations include:

2014 

This list is currently being updated.

November

Professor Laurie Levenson discussed on KPCC-FM's AirTalk with Larry Mantle the potential on how the grand jury could impact the case of the embattled Ferguson, Mo. police officer facing murder charges for shooting an unarmed African-American man.

October

Professor Justin Levitt wrote an op-ed in the Daily Journal entitled, “High court elections cause is a sleeper sequel.” Excerpt: "Sequels are rarely bigger blockbusters than the original."

Dean Victor Gold was quoted in the Daily Journal story, “Law schools gearing up for skills training." In it, he said, ”We have to teach people to be lawyers, not just to think like one.”

 

August

Professor John Nockleby discussed on KPCC-FM's AirTalk with Larry Mantle the impact of the California Supreme Court's ruling that prohibiting home healthcare workers hired to assist Alzheimer's patients from suing their employers.

July

Professor Kevin Lapp was quoted in an NBC article on July 23 regarding the immigration crisis, which is exemplified by a Salvadoran youth whose case was argued in a Los Angeles court.

Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in a freenewspos.com article on July 23 regarding a jury’s decision to find former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife guilty of criminal charges for lying of their residence when Alarcon ran for office.

Professor David Glazier was quoted in a GlobalSecurity.org article on July 23 regarding questions of war crimes that may have been committed by those responsible for the downing of a Malaysian airplane over Ukraine. 

Professor Adam Zimmerman was mentioned for co-writing a paper that was referenced in a Claims Journal article on July 23 regarding GM’s victim compensation plan for accidents caused by faulty ignition switches.

Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in a Fox&Hounds article on July 23 regarding scandals in California government that many believe call for ethics reform.

Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an L.A. Times article on July 22 about the lawsuit that the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. has filed to block a measure on Citizens United.

Professor Lara Bazelon was quoted in an NBC article on July 17 regarding the recent ruling that declared California’s death penalty unconstitutional.

Professor Jennifer Rothman was a guest on a KPCC-FM segment on July 17 about a recent lawsuit brought by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against Activision Blizzard, Inc.  for lost profits and damages that the company gained by including Noriega in its video game, Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

Professor Laurie Levenson was a guest on a KPCC-FM segment on July 17 regarding a ruling by a California judge who asserted that California’s death penalty is unconstitutional.

April

Professor John Nockleby, director of Loyola's Civil Justice Program, discussed on KABC-TV what a plaintiff must prove in order to succeed in a civil suit about alleged sex abuse. The story detailed allegations made by a former child actor against directors and other entertainment executives.

Professor Aaron Caplan was quoted by The Washington Times in a story about a police raid of the home of a Twitter user who set up a parody account which accused the mayor of Peoria, Ill. of drug use. Jim Ardis, the mayor of Peoria, allegedly ordered the raid and accused the suspect of unlawfully impersonating a public official.

Associate Professor Adam Zimmerman was quoted in a Reuters story a prospective victim compensation fund for those affected by car crashes caused by an alleged GM defect.

Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted by The Wall Street Journal in a story on recent suspensions of three Democratic legislators which has cost the party its supermajority in the California Senate.

March

Associate Professor Priscilla Ocen published the op-ed, "Marissa Alexander and Overpolicing and Underprotection of Black Women," on Ebony.com.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by The Nation on March 5 regarding the earmarks given to the clients of Republican congressional candidate David Jolly.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by KPCC-FM on March 4 regarding the approximate $79,000 the Central Basin Municipal Water District is paying for claims of six-car automobile accident in 2010 that involved its board member, Art Chacon.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article published by FindLaw on March 1 regarding recent complaints against California legislators who do not reside in the district they represent. 

February

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by Voice of San Diego on Feb. 26 regarding the questions being raised after alleged email solicitations for the reelection of San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis were publicized.  

Professor Alexandra Natapoff was quoted in articles published by The Washington Times and Raw Storyon Feb. 25 regarding the $5 million being sought by a Colombian informant who allegedly helped capture Diego Leon Montoya Sanchez, a powerful drug cartel.

Professor Lauren Willis and Professor Emeritus Gideon Kanner were mentioned in an article published by ABA Journal on Feb. 24 regarding the bailout of foreclosure many Bay Area homeowners are seeking from eminent domain.

Professor David Glazier was quoted in an article published by Mother Jones on Feb. 21 regarding all of the possible crimes that the House of Cards character Jacqueline Sharp may have committed in the show’s storyline.

Adjunct Professor Paula Mitchell was mentioned in an article published by the Los Angeles Sentinel on Feb. 20 regarding the petition that three former California governors are launching to reform the state’s death penalty process.

Professor Lee Petherbridge was quoted in an article published by The Daily Pennsylvanian on Feb. 18 regarding a settlement made in a lawsuit for the patent infringement of two genes that could test for breast cancer.   

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by the Los Angeles Times on Feb. 5 regarding the decision of Los Angeles County prosecutors to drop charges against a Los Angeles Unified School District teacher who was accused of abuse after their sole witness refused to testify.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in article published by the Los Angeles Times on Feb. 4 regarding the criminal trial of a Los Angeles County judge.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by the Los Angeles Times on Feb. 2 regarding another child abuse case involving Miramonte Elementary. 

January

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson discussed ethics violation allegations leveled against an aid to Sheriff Lee Baca on KABC-TV on Jan. 31.

Professor Stan Goldman was quoted by the Associated Press on Jan. 31 about the ramifications of pop star Justin Bieber's legal woes on both sides of the Canadian border.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson discussed U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman's retirement announcement on KNBC-TV on Jan. 30.

Professor Stan Goldman discussed on KPCC-FM's Take Two the California Supreme Court's decision to reject disgraced journalist Stephen Glass' bid to practice law in California. on Jan. 27.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted by the Los Angeles Times about the YouTube posting of a secretly taped telephone conversation in the case of an alleged sexual abuse on Jan. 24.

Associate Professor Adam Zimmerman discussed the filing of another McDonald's "hot coffee" lawsuit on the Jan. 10 edition of KPCC-FM's AirTalk.

Professor Aaron Caplan was quoted in articles published by Before It’s News and GOPUSA on Jan. 7 regarding the legal actions that could be taken against the West Covina Unified School District for its barring a first-grade student to distribute a story about Jesus before Christmas.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by RGJ.com on Jan. 3 regarding Harvey Whittemore’s legal troubles.

2013

December

Professor Alexandra Natapoff was quoted in an article published by the Appleton Hub on Dec. 27 regarding the lack of standards against policing incentivized testimony in Wisconsin.

Professor Paula Pearlman was quoted in an article published by Press-Telegram on Dec. 21 regarding the historical significance of Hollywood Park.

Professor Paula Pearlman was quoted in an article published by LA.Streetsblog.org on Dec. 18 regarding the legal action that has been taken by citizens because of Los Angeles’ poor and dangerous sidewalks.

Professor David Glazier was quoted in multiple articles published by ABC News and TriValleyCentral.comfrom Dec. 13- 15 regarding the decision of a naval investigator who is expected to plead guilty for bribery.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by InlandPolitics.com on Dec. 14 regarding the recent federal indictments issued to several of Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies. 

Associate Dean Paul Hayden was quoted multiple articles published by HispanicBusiness.comand The Sentinel from Dec. 13-15 regarding the growing trend of attorneys abandoning clients.

October

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by Before It’s News on Oct. 24 regarding a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Sherriff’s Office, after two deputies held a man they accused of terrorism in custody because he was taking photos of the city’s subway system.

Professor Lauren Willis was quoted in an article published by Bloomberg on Oct. 23 regarding the lack of change that financial education has on making strong financial decisions.

Professor Stanley Goldman was quoted in an article published by InlandPolitics.com on Oct. 18 regarding the leak of the FBI’s investigation at the San Bernardino City Hall.

Professor Kimberly West-Faulcon was quoted in an article published by ColorLines on Oct. 15 regarding the future of affirmative-action in the United States.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article published by The Washington Times on Oct. 8 regarding McCutcheon v. FEC and the impact it can have on elections.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by VOXXIon Oct. 6 regarding new bills that would accommodate illegal immigrants in California.

Professor John Nockleby was quoted in a Reuters article published by Zimbioon Oct. 5 regarding the effect that the trial involving AEG and the alleged wrongful death of Michael Jackson can have on the entertainment industry.

Professor John Nockleby was quoted in articles published by Cottage Country Now, TravelCentral.com, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, KSTC-TV, PollstarHuffington Post, KFWB-AM , and Encorefrom Oct. 2-5 regarding the favorable verdict for AEG in the alleged wrongful death of Michael Jackson.

Professor Stanley Goldman was quoted in an article published by Rolling Stone on October 4 regarding the possibility of an appeal in the Michael Jackson lawsuit, after AEG received a favorable verdict.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by CBS Newsand Zimbioon Oct. 3 regarding the jury of the Michael Jackson trial’s decision that Conrad Murray acted competently. 

September

Professor Dan Schechter was quoted by Bloomberg News about a California city's attempt to use eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages.

Associate Professor Adam Zimmerman discussed the mechanics of class-action lawsuits in a Knoxville News-Sentinel story.

Associate Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by abc on Sept. 30 regarding Sherriff Lee Baca’s decision to separate himself from a health company that he was set to endorse.

Professor John Nockleby was quoted in articles published by Zimbio and The Global and Mail regarding the impending verdict in the case between Michael Jackson’s family and AEG.

Professor Jay Dougherty was quoted in articles published by The Hollywood Reporterand FirstShowing.net from Sept. 27-28 regarding the decision that The Walt Disney Company made to not take legal action against an independent filmmaker who filmed illegally on Disney property.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by The Christian Science Monitor on Sept. 25 regarding the new laws California is instituting against paparazzi.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in articles published by Free Republicand Newtelegram.com from Sept. 20-21 regarding the expansion of the rights for noncitizens in California.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by Mother Jones on Sept. 17 regarding the protest of many citizens against allowing cops to search through data on cell phones.

Professor Ellen Aprill was quoted in an article published by globalpost on Sept. 17 regarding the large number of deductibles citizens are seeking because of an increase in tax rates. 

August

Clinical Professor Cyn Yamashiro, Kaplan Feldman Executive Director of the Center for Juvenile Law and Policy, discussed his study on the differences in representation of juvenile clients by public defenders and panel attorneys with KPCC-FM on August 5.  

Professor Alexandra Natapoff was quoted in multiple articles published by Detroit Free News, examiner.com, digtriad.com, WBIR-TV, The Tennessean, GOP USA, Newsmax, and The Daily Caller from August 4-5 regarding the crimes that the FBI allowed its informants to break, reaching over than 5,600 examples in a year.

Professor Dan Schechter and Professor Emeritus Gideon Kanner were quoted in multiple articles published by ABC News on August 2 regarding the proponents of a plan in Richmond, California to use the legal process of eminent domain.

Professor Karl Manheim was quoted in multiple articles published by globalpost and New York Daily News on August 2 regarding the protections that a religious institution can have for firing an employee because he or she had a same-sex marriage.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in multiple articles published by The PEW Charitable Trusts, GOP USA, and The State from August 2 to August 11 regarding Section 3 of the Voting Rights Act, which is being focused on as a part of a “bail-in” lawsuit for Texas after Section 5 of the act was invalidated by the Supreme Court in June. 

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by Huffington Post on August 1 regarding a political advantage with super PACs.

July

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in multiple articles published by The Sacramento Bee and the San Louis Obispo Tribune on July 31 regarding relationships between lobbyists and lawmakers.  

Professor David Glazier was a guest for a segment aired by KPCC-FM on July 30 regarding the acquittal of Bradley Manning on the charge of “aiding the enemy.”

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in multiple articles published by USA Today and wltx.com on July 29 regarding the lack of representation for Latinos by Republican House of Representatives Members.  

Professor Cyn Yamashiro published an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times on July 29 regarding the meager $350 that Los Angeles County affords children charged with crimes, no matter how serious, to pay for representation from a private attorney. 

Associate Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by KPCC-FM on July 25 regarding a federal investigation that connected Tom Calderon, brother of State Senator Ron Calderon, with the Central Basin Municipal Water District.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in multiple articles published by Politico, MinnPost, HometownSource.com,Voice of America, and The Leadership Conference from July 17-July 25 regarding recent issues concerning the Voting Rights Act.    

Professor Stanley Goldman was a guest for a segment aired by KPCC-FM on July 16 following the innocent verdict in the Zimmerman trial. 

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by The Spokesman-Review on July 15 regarding the innocent verdict in the Zimmerman trial, which legal analysts believe is the fault of an “overreaching” prosecution. 

Professor John Nockleby was quoted in an article published by Daily News, Los Angeles on July 14 regarding the reactions that are being expressed following the innocent verdict in the Zimmerman trial.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article published by the Los Angeles Times on July 10 regarding the accusations against the newly installed Mayor of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti, among others, for violating a federal voting rights law when the legislative maps for 15 City Council districts were developed.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by KPCC-FM on July 4 regarding the recent special elections that Gov. Jerry Brown has had to issue.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article published by Penn Live on July 3 regarding the challenge of Nate Curtis’s candidacy for the mayoral race of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania based on residency. 

Professor David Glazier was quoted in an article published by truthout on July 3 regarding the now defunct Guantánamo Bay prison, “Camp X-Ray,” and the history with terrorist that the facility had. 

June

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in multiple articles published by The Sacramento Bee and TMCnet.com on June 30 regarding the behests contributed by Wal-Mart towards nonprofit organizations affiliated with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and Councilman Jay Schenirer.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article published by New America Media on June 29 regarding the success that redistricting California had after the 2008 passing of Proposition 11, despite the new map causing some concerns for the future.

Professor Brietta Clark was quoted in an article published by PRWeb on June 28 regarding the effect that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act can have with sarcoma survivors and people with rare cancers. 

Associate Professor Douglas NeJaime was quoted in an article published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on June 27 regarding same-sex marriage in the states of Missouri and Illinois. 

Professor David Glazier was quoted in multiple articles published by SanLuisObispo.com, The Washington Post, Saukvalley.com, CBS News, NPR, KIMT.com, The Sun Chronicle, Lowell Sun Online, The Kennebec Journal, Military.com, Outside the Beltway, Yakima Herald Republic, CBS Boston, The Charleston Gazette, Messenger Newsstarherald.com, and Legal News from June 26-28 regarding the decision that has been overturned in the case of Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III, a marine who served nearly half of an 11-year sentence for leading a squad in committing an Iraqi war crime.    

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in multiple articles published by NPR and The Arab American News from June 26-27 regarding the key provision of the Voting Rights Act’s Section 4 that was deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

Associate Professor Doug NeJaime gave a Q&A with the Hollywood Reporter on June 26 regarding the constitutionality of California's Proposition 8, and the striking of DOMA.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in articles published by Inter Press Service and Atlantic Progressive News from June 25-26 regarding the provision of Section 4 that was struck by the Supreme Court in the Voting Rights Act.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by ABC on June 25 regarding the rulings on the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 and DOMA, which are expected to be released on Wednesday, June 26.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article published by PoliFact.com on June 25 regarding the legality behind the incarcerated Stephen Nodine’s decision to run for Congress to represent Alabama’s 1st Congressional District.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by U.S. News on June 25 regarding the strikes on key provisions against the Voting Rights Act by the Supreme Court.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article published by ColorLines on June 25 regarding the decisions made by the Supreme Court on the Voting Rights Acts.  

Professor Daniel Lazaroff was quoted in an article published by The Atlantic Cities on June 25 regarding the lawsuit made by the City of San Jose against Major League Baseball involving the possibility of moving the Oakland Athletics to its city.

Professor Alexandra Natapoff was quoted in articles published by theBoston Globe and Las Vegas Sunon June 25 regarding the role that snitching has on the judicial system.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by AlterNet on June 23 regarding the possible investigation of Louis Scarcella, a former Brooklyn homicide detective who has become the focus of public scrutiny because of his work.

Associate Professor Doug NeJaime was quoted in an article published by On Top Magazine on June 23 regarding the impending rulings on Proposition 8 by the Supreme Court expected to be made before the court’s summer break.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was mentioned in an article published by The Sun on June 21 for her insight on the proposed recall of 10 out the 11 elected officials of San Bernardino.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in multiple articles published by The Hill, Daily Me, and Free Republic on June 21 about the difficulty that Republicans face in sticking perjury charges on Attorney General Eric Holder.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article published by ColorLines.com on June 20 regarding the impact that Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. is going to have on Shelby v. Holder.

Professor Daniel Lazaroff was a guest for a segment aired by KPCC-FM on June 19 regarding the recent lawsuit that the City of San Jose made against Major League Baseball in the effort to gain leverage in moving the Oakland Athletics to its city.

Professor Daniel Lazaroff was quoted in an article published by the Los Angeles Times on June 18 regarding the recent lawsuit that the City of San Jose made against Major League Baseball in the effort to gain leverage in moving the Oakland Athletics to its city.   

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by the Sacramento Bee on June 18 regarding the unusual, and perhaps illegal, decision made by the Herald Fire Protection District board to oust one of its members.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article published by Campaigns & Elections on June 17 regarding the impact that Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission had on how campaign finance is viewed.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in multiple articles published by the St. Paul Press, NW Green Resource Blog, MontereyHerald.com, KCBY, The Huffington Post, Carolina’s CW, Tribune Review, The Western Star, National Public Radio, TuscaloosaNews.com, CBS Seattle, OregonLive.com, Timesonline, KIMT.com, Vancouver Sun, The Courier Journal, Aetna InteliHealth, BoulderDailyCamera.com, CBS News, The Star Phoenix, CortezJournal.com, GreenrichTime.com, The Post and Courier, Lompoc Record, >The Province, Delaware Online, EastValleyTribune.com, Aurora Sentinel, THOnline.com, and Media Awareness Projectfrom June 16-23 regarding former Microsoft manager, Jamen Shively's plans to establish the first international marijuana powerhouse based in the United States after its legalization in two states last year.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was published an article for the Sacramento Beeon June 13 where she identifies the recent FBI raids on California state Sen. Ron Calderon’s offices as underscoring the increasing influence money has on the political process. The article was also published by Merced Sun-Star.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in articles published by Daily Bulletin and Inside Bay Area on June 13 regarding the recent target on San Bernardino’s water control from city officials.

Professor Lee Petherbridge was quoted in an article published by Tech News World on June 13 regarding the recent rulings made by the Supreme Court on patenting human genes. 

Professor Karl Manheim was quoted in articles published by KTVQ­-TVand KMOV-TV on June 11 regarding the legality of the sweeping surveillance activities made by the National Security Agency. 

Professor John Nockleby was quoted in an article published by Sci-TechToday.com on June 9 regarding the recent data mining of Verizon customers by the National Security Agency.

Professor Ellen Aprill was quoted in multiple articles published by The Huffington Post, Timesonline.com, Newser, KIMT-TV, SanLuisObispo.com, Northwest Herald, Cleveland.com, Washington Examiner, Memphis Daily News, The Reporter, Daily Chronicle, Seacoast Online, BendBulletin.com, Legal News, Abilene Reporter-News, Bucyrus Telegraph Forum, Coshocton Tribune, Daily Herald, Nashuatelegraph.com, and Lockhaven.com,  from June 5-12 regarding the recent controversy pertaining to the IRS and its targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups which applied for tax exemption.

Professor Daniel Selmi was mentioned in articles by the Beverley Hills Courier and Canyon News published on June 5 and June 10 for his involvement with the City of Beverly Hills and its case against Metro and the FTA regarding the expansion of a rail line.     

Professor Alexandra Natapoff was quoted in an article published by Alaska Dispatch on June 4 regarding the use of informants in the case of the James "Whitey" Bulger trial.  

Professor John Nockleby was quoted in an article published by Capital Public Radio on June 4 regarding the increase in the state budget that California lawmakers are pushing for.

Loyola Law School was mentioned in an article published by HLN-TV on June 4 for its recent studies on capital punishment.   

Professor Laurie Levenson was a guest on a KPCC-FM discussion on June 3 regarding the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that police officers can routinely take DNA samples of arrestees without a warrant. 

The Disability Rights Legal Center and Loyola Law School were mentioned in articles published by WomenseNews.org and UPI.comon June 3 for their efforts to provide public assistance and host conferences for cancer rights.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by California Lawyer on June 1 regarding the trial involving two Fullerton police officers charged with the homicide of Kelly Thomas, a homeless man who suffered from mental illness. 

May

Professor Stanley Goldman was quoted in multiple articles published by KPCC-FM, globalpost,and the Chicago Tribune on May 31 regarding the arraignment of a man charged with murder after his four pit bulls mauled a woman to death.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article that was published by RGJ.com on May 31 regarding the conviction of Harvey Whittemore for his campaign fundraising practices.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by the San Gabriel Valley Tribune on May 28 regarding the investigation that is being carried out by Los Angeles County auditors against a Compton group home that cares for children with special needs.  

Professor Ellen Aprill was quoted in multiple articles published by Courier-Post Online, DNJ.com, and Media Matters for Americafrom May 26-29 regarding the recent scandals involving the IRS and its alleged targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in multiple articles published by CBS Minnesota, Times Colonist, KSTP-TV, SCTimes.com, The Portland Press Herald, Austin Daily Herald, Rapid City Journal, Trivalleycentral.com, NBC Los Angeles, St. Paul Pioneer-Press, and The Albert Lea Tribunefrom May 24-27 regarding Sara Jane Olson, a woman who served seven years in prison for her involvement with radicalism in the 1970s, and is now petitioning to reduce disparities in sentences for powder cocaine and crack.

Professor Ellen Aprill was quoted in byMother Jones and Roll Call on May 23 regarding the recent discoveries made pertaining to the IRS and its alleged wrongful targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exemption.

Professor Stanley Goldman was quoted in multiple articles published by The Huffington Post, Trivalleycentral.com, and AZFamily.com from May 22-23 regarding the coverage that the Jody Arias murder trial. 

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by Yahoo! News on May 22 regarding the election of Eric Garcetti as Mayor of Los Angeles, focusing on the actions that the new mayor is expected to make with unions.

Professor Susan Poehls was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching Advocacyby Stetson University College of Law during its three-day conference, Educating Advocates: Teaching Advocacy Skills, lasting from May 22-24.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in multiple articles published by Washington Examiner, The Huffington Post, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, CBS Sacramento, and Trivalleycentral.com from May 21-23 regarding the new Los Angeles law that limits the number of medical marijuana dispensaries and regulates many of the rights these establishments have. 

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by Yahoo! News on May 21 regarding the limited power the mayor of Los Angeles has in a government as structured as that of the city, offering a reason for the lack of a front-runner in the race. 

Professor Dana Warren was quoted in article published by the Los Angeles Business Journal on May 20 regarding the recent developments that are being made by law firms to cater to digital companies that seek to combine entertainment and technology. 

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by the Los Angeles Times on May 19 regarding the decision of a Norwalk judge to overturn a murder sentence into an involuntary manslaughter sentence involving the killing of a 19-year-old man.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in articles published by philly.com, and Newsday Westchester from May 19-20 regarding the funding that internet billionaires in the Silicon Valley are providing to New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, who is over 3000 miles away from Southern California.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article published by dailybreeze.com on May 18 regarding the outside spending involved with the mayoral race of Los Angeles.

Loyola Law School’s Project for the Innocence was mentioned in an article published by NBC Los Angeles on May 16 for its work in exoneration.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article that was published by USC’s neontommy.com on May 16 regarding the sources of donations that candidates in the mayoral election of Los Angeles received, focusing on the large number of funds generated from the Westside.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article published by NBC News on May 14 regarding the legal actions that are going to follow the disappearance of 1,700 wild horses, which authorities believed were sold to a Mexican slaughterhouse by a single rancher.

Professor Ellen Aprill was quoted in multiple articles published by KCLU, Marketplace, Bloomberg, Homeland Security Newswire, Delawareonline.com, The Huffington Post, Democratic Underground, DailyBulletin.com, Truthout, and TheLedger.com from May 13-17 regarding the recent efforts groups are making to become exempt from taxes in relation to their political activity.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in articles published by KUNC and GPB News on May 12 regarding the approach of attorney Judy Clarke, who despite having defended high profile defendants, is quieter than most expect. 

Professor Priscilla Ocen was quoted in an article published by The Bulletin on May 11 regarding Assata Shakur, an American woman who eventually became one of the FBI’s most wanted terrorist. 

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in multiple articles written by Sporting News, The Washington Post, Gatorsports.com, Clarion-Ledger.com, , WCTB-TV, examiner.com, masslive.com, PIX 11, CBS New York, Daily Herald, Capital Bay, CBS Las Vegas, denverpost.com, Pat Dollard, Akron Beacon Journal Online, Winston-Salem Journal, CDAPress.com, Fox News, Zimbio, U.S. News/NBC News, everythinglubbock.com, myarklamiss.com, Before It’s News, NY Daily News, The Christian Post, TriValleyCentral.com, GetMyBuzzUp, and Inland News Today from May 10-14 regarding the retrial that O.J. Simpson is seeking in his armed robbery and kidnapping case.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in by The Nation on May 1 regarding the bonuses that are being given to executives who leave large companies to fill positions in the federal government.

April

Loyola Law School’s Fidler Institute was mentioned in multiple articles written by SanLuisObispo.com, Timeonline.com, Herald and News, Huffington Post, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, ABCNews.com, 41WMGT NBS News,Radar Online, Trivalleycentral.com, Globe Gazette, WST Blogs, TalkLeft, Newsday Westchester, New York Magazine Blogs, PeoplePC, and GoUpstate.com from Apr. 25-30 for the speech that was delivered by long time criminal defense attorney, Judy Clarke, during the annual event.

Professor Lauren Willis was quoted in multiple articles written by BendBulletin.com, San Jose Mercury News, Times Union, THOnline.com, The Columbus Dispatch, and The Detroit News from April 20-21 regarding the need for financial literacy programs for the youth of the county.

Professor Ellen Aprill was mentioned for her participation in a web chat for OpenSecrets.org on April 18 focusing on "Shadow Money Magic."

Professor John Nockleby was a guest in a segment for KPCC-FM on April 15 regarding the case of Wanetta Gibson, who after accusing a professional football player of rape, faces legal troubles of her own.

Professor Lauren Willis was quoted in an article by The Modesto Bee on April 15 regarding the financial literacy programs that are being put together for the youth.

Professor John Nockleby was quoted in multiple articles by Inside Bay Area, Kingsport Times News,Pendleton Times Post, Washington Examiner, NBC Miami, NBC Bay Area, Press-Citizen, Chambersburg Public Opinion, Trivalley Central,and Pollstar from April 13-15 regarding the process of jury selection for the most recent case relating to the death of Michael Jackson.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article by Redlands Daily Facts on April 12 regarding the mayoral race between Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel in Los Angeles.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article by the Los Angeles Times on April 10 regarding a recent investigation of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article by KTLA on April 11 regarding the Los Angeles Police Department’s announcement to keep celebrity “swatting” a secret.

Professor Stanley Goldman was quoted by in an article by Yahoo! Music on Apr. 10regarding the trial to be carried out involving the family of Michael Jackson and AEG promoters.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in multiple articles by Program Business, Cal Watch Dog, San Luis Obispo Tribune, and the Merced Sun-Star from April 4-8 regarding the use of Consumer Watchdog in the healthcare industry.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article by the Morning Call on April 4 regarding the possibility of former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey K. Skilling having his 24-year prison sentence shortened.    

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson participated in a panel on KPCC FM on April 4 regarding the political and financial conflicts of interest that Consumer Watchdog for government work creates.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article by reason.com on April 4 regarding the possible use of drones in police departments, such as those used by the military.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article byImperial Valley Press on Apr. 3 regarding the spike for thousands of small business who receive healthcare from Anthem Blue Cross.

Professor Lauren Willis was quoted in an article by Douglas Count Empire Press on April 3 regarding the efforts parents are making in bringing financial literacy to high school student through mandatory courses on FLE.

Professor John T. Nockleby was quoted in an article by Entertainment on Today on April 2 regarding the recent charges brought by Michael Jackson’s mother, Katherine, against AEG Live; Katherine claims that promoters did not ensure Jackson was healthy enough to perform.

Professor Laruen Willis was quoted in articles by CreditCards.com and Fox Business from April 1-3 regarding the importance of paying off debt.

March 

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article by the Press Telegram on March 30 regarding the decision made by the San Gabriel City Council to not seat Councilman-elect Chin Ho Liao because of challenges filed against him based on his residency.

Professor Aaron Caplan was quoted in an article by the Los Angeles Times on March 27 regarding the controversy that has resulted from the Lancaster City Council’s decision to open every meeting with a prayer. 

Professor Douglas NeJaime was quoted in multiple articles by On Top Magazine, The Morning Call, KCRW FM, Aberdeen News, UT San Diego, and OpEdNews.comfrom March 26-31 regarding the two hearings on same-sex marriage in front of the Supreme Court.

Professor Georgene Vairo was quoted in an article by Arkansas Business on March 25 regarding the effect that class-action reforms can have in federal cases.

Professor Douglas NeJaime was quoted in an article by news-journal.com on March 24 regarding the hearing that the Supreme Court heard on same-sex marriage that could make it a constitutional right in all 50 states.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article by The Daily Item on March 23 regarding the redistricting that has occurred to give political candidates a competitive edge in winning elections.

Professor Douglas NeJaime was quoted in an article by washingtonbalde.com on Mar. 22 regarding the possible delay for hearing against California’s Prop. 8 by the Supreme Court that can result from the court send the lawsuit that presents the hearing back to the state court.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article by the Los Angeles Times on Mar. 21regarding the finalization of a verdict, despite the fact that jury members regret their decision.

Professor Aaron Caplan was quoted in an article by the Long Beach Post on March 20 regarding a recent case involving a man who is planning to sue multiple parties for being deprived of handing out flyers in a public setting.

Professor Karl Manheim was a guest on a guest by KPCC FM on March 20 regarding the Horne v. USDA, which could have implications on property right and government compensation for raisin farmers.

Professor John Nockleby was quoted in an article by Redlands Daily Facts on Mar. 16 regarding the decision a San Diego Superior Court judge made in dropping damage claims made against San Bernardino Count, Upland, and two transportation agencies.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article by ArcaMax on March 12 regarding the methods many campaigns use to get across finance limits for elections. 

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article by the Times-Picayune on March 8 regarding the recent case of River Birch, who after a four-year investigation will likely not face any prison time.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article by Yahoo! Sports on March 6 regarding the possible frontrunners of the mayoral race for Los Angeles.    

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article by examiner.com on March 4 regarding the possibility of Lindsey Lohan facing jail time for her involvement in a car accident last summer. 

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in an article by The Daily Beast on March 4 regarding the mayoral race of Los Angeles, focusing on the stronger candidates.  

Professor Douglas NeJaime was quoted in an article by Yahoo! News on March 4 regarding the recent brief that was filed with the Supreme Court against the ban of same-sex marriage.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in an article by The Daily Beast on March 4 regarding the low number of votes anticipated in the primary for the mayoral election of Los Angeles.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt was quoted in an article by ABA Journal on March 1 regarding the potential effects that can come from Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona.

February

Karl Manheim was quoted by RedlandDailyFacts.com on Feb. 5 in regards to the recent attempts to regulate medical marijuana in California cities.

Professor John Nockleby was quoted by Religious Dispatches on Feb. 6 about  the recent lawsuits made against the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on allegations of sexual abuse. 

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted by CNN.com, WTVR-TV, OurWeekly.com, CapitalBay.com, KYTX-TV, and TheSkanner.com from Feb. 8-10 in regards to the recent controversies that have risen against the Los Angeles Police Department due to the actions of Christopher Donner.   

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted Quad-Cities Online, Quad-Cities Times, and KCRG-TV from Feb. 8-10 regarding the conviction of Justin Marshall for first-degree murder, despite the fact that many jurors involved do not believe that he pulled the trigger to the murder weapon.

Professor Theodor Seto was quoted by Bloomberg Business Week, The Daily Item, and The Bulletin on Feb. 12 regarding the potential problem there can be in tax filing amongst married same-sex couples. 

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted by The Gazette on Feb. 14 in regards to the cultural differences pertaining to legal consideration amongst foreign nationals.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted by LA Progressive on Feb. 18 about the horrific conditions that prisoners in California face because of overcrowded facilities and prolonged sentences.

Professor Alexandra Natapoff was a part of a panel held by Democracy Now! on Feb. 20 regarding the use of minors as informants in high-risk operations.   

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson published an article for KCET-TV on Feb. 21 regarding the mayoral race in Los Angeles, explaining how ineffective debates have been.  

Professor Laurie Levenson discussed the issue of obtaining DNA samples of people who have been arrested, but not committed of a crime in California for KPCC FM on Feb. 25.

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson published an article for KCET-TV on Feb. 26 regarding the significance of having a supermajority in the state senate can have.

Professor Stanley Goldman was quoted by the Seattle Times on Feb. 27 regarding the application of predictive policing software in the city of Seattle.

Professor Stanley Goldmanwas quoted by the Los Angeles Times and KTLA from Feb. 27-28 regarding the recent case, where the city of Los Angeles asked the Supreme Court to allow for the random seizure and destruction of the possessions that homeless people temporarily leave unattended, which pose public danger. 

January

On Jan. 1, Professor Katie Pratt was quoted by Marketplace regarding the impact on the IRS of a potential deal to avert the fiscal-cliff crisis.

On Jan. 3, Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson published a blog post in KCET-TV’s SoCal Focus section, “Should We Just Let Doctors and Legislators Do Their Jobs?” that analogized the pharmaceutical industry with the political process.

On Jan. 4, Professor Daniel Lazaroff was quoted in a widely syndicated Los Angeles Times story about the endgame for the National Hockey League’s lockout.

On Jan. 4, Professor Stan Goldman discussed on KPCC-FM’s AirTalk the voiding of a man’s conviction for rape based on an 1870s-era law.

On Jan. 5, Professor Ted Seto was quoted in a Los Angeles Daily Journal story about the tactics employed by the UC Hastings College of Law to boost its rankings.

On Jan. 7, Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in articles by the New York Daily News  and the Associated Press about the significance of the preliminary hearing for James Holmes, the man charged in last July’s movie-theater killings in Colorado.

On Jan. 8, Professor Douglas NeJaime published an op-ed in the Advocate on Jan. 8 regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to hear two cases relating to marriage equality.

On Jan. 9, Professor Karl Manheim discussed the feasibility and constitutionality of gun-control measures being evaluated by the Obama Administration and Congress on KCAL-TV.

On Jan. 11, Professor Cyn Yamashiro discussed the culpability of juvenile defendants and the use of juvenile neurobiology in a segment about the 10-year-old Riverside boy charged with murder in the shooting death of his father on KPCC-FM’s AirTalk.  

On Jan. 12, Professor Laurie Levenson was a part of a discussion held by the Federal Judicial Center to present its annual “Supreme Court: The Term in Review (2011-2012).”

On Jan. 14, Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson published a blog post in KCET-TV’s SoCal Focus section about the influence that campaign funds will play in the Los Angeles mayoral race.

Between Jan. 15-18, Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in widely syndicated stories by the Los Angeles Times, CNN and other outlets about the potential legal repercussions for Lance Armstrong after he admitted using performance enhancing drugs in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.

On Jan. 18, Professor Doug NeJaime (along with co-author Nan D. Hunter), published “Exploring the Legacies of Roe and Lawrence” on the Huffington Post.

On Jan. 21, Professor Stanley Goldman was referenced in an article on Broadway World for his participation as a guest speaker for the 2013 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Program held by the MENSCH International Foundation.

On Jan. 22, Clinical Professor Maureen Pacheco discussed the ability of juveniles to distinguish right from wrong on KPCC-FM’s Take Two.

On Jan. 22, Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson published a blog post in KCET-TV’s SoCal Focus section about the recent fundraiser that State Senators Ricardo Lara and Ron Calderon held at a Lady Gaga concert.

On Jan. 23, Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted by the Modesto Bee, Los Angeles Times and LA Weeklyabout the possibility for criminal charges against Cardinal Roger Mahony and his top aides for their handling of the clergy sex-abuse scandal.

On Jan. 25, Professor Karl Manheim was quoted by TechNewsWorld.com about the demand of data by French officials from Twitter in a French hate-speech case.

On Jan. 25, Professor Doug NeJaime was quoted by the Washington Blade about a 40-page brief outlining the prospects for defending the Defense of Marriage Act.

On Jan. 26, Professor David Glazier was quoted in a New York Times column about the case against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees accused of aiding the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

On Jan. 28, Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in a widely syndicated Associated Press story about the high-profile murder trial of Jody Arias.

On Jan. 28, Professor Lauren Willis was quoted in the CardHub story, “Ask the Experts: The Argument Against Financial Literacy Programs?”

On Jan. 29, Professor Stan Goldman was quoted in widely syndicated Associated Press story about Rickie Lee Fowler, who was sentenced to death for his role in setting a San Bernardino fire that caused the death by heart attack of five men.

On Jan. 31, Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted by Fox News about Lindsay Lohan’s hiring of a new attorney.

2012

December

Associate Dean Michael Waterstone published an op-ed about the Senate's stalling on a vote to ratify the U.N. Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities.

Associate Professor Doug NeJaime discussed on To the Point and KCET-TV's SoCal Connected the potential Supreme Court review of same-sex-marriage laws. He was also quoted by the San Francisco Chronicle, Daily Democrat,Press-Telegram, Law.com and The Blog of Legal Timeson the topic.

Professor Jan Costello was quoted in by The Press-Enterpriseon December 6 about mandated reporters, and how their duties are only legally limited to their jobs.

Associate Professor Paula Mitchell was mentioned in an article by The StandDown Texas Project on Dec. 3 for her research alongside Judge Arthur Alarcon on the death penalty.  

Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson published an article for KCET-TV on December 3 about the influence that funds have on elections.    

Professor Ellen Aprill published a letter to the editor in the Los Angeles Times about charitable organizations disclosing the names of donors.

November

Professor Dan Selmi successfully argued a case advocating for pollution controls in the California Supreme Court.

May

Professor Kathleen Kim was quoted by the New York TimesBusiness Insider and KPCC's OnCentral blog about the Supreme Court's ruling of Arizona's immigration law SB 1070.

Professor Doug NeJaime discussed the First Circuit decision to rule3 DOMA unconstitutional in The New York TimesSF ChronicleWashington Blade, Los Angeles Daily JournalCity News and Law360.

Associate Visiting Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in The Sacramento Bee about super PAC spending and their influence on campaigns.

Adjunct Professor Paula Mitchell and Judge Arthur L. Alarcón's study on the rising costs of the death penalty was cited by the Los Angeles Times in an article endorsing the SAFE California Act.

Yxta Maya Murray was cited for her paper on Feminist Engagement and the Museum which was published in volume one of the British Journal of American Legal Studies.

Associate Visiting Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson wrote about the effect of California's $16 billion budget deficit on Governor Jerry Brown's reelection.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted in the Orange County Register on the trial for a former Fullerton police chief and his role in the death of homeless man Kelly Thomas.

Professor Stanley Goldman discussed whether voters are qualified to vote for judges on KPCC-FM.

Associate Visiting Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson wrote about the traffic jams caused by President Obama's trips to campaign fundraisers on KCET's SoCal Focus blog.

April

Professor Dan Schechter discussed the lawsuit filed by beating victim Bryan Stow against the Dodgers on KPCC-FM.

Professor Katie Pratt discussed on Marketplace the myriad hidden taxes Americans pay without realizing it.

Professor Brietta Clark was quoted on KPCC-FM's On Central about the Supreme Court oral arguments before the Supreme Court regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.

March

Professor Jay Dougherty was quoted in a Hollywood Reporter story about the wake of litigation against studios that may follow Nicollette Sheridan's lawsuit against ABC.

Professor David Glazier discussed the First Amendment rights of a Marine officer who denounced President Obama on Facebook on CNN's Situation Room and with the AP.

Professor Marcy Strauss was quoted in Bloomberg BNA's Criminal Law Reporter about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision inHowes v. Fields regarding the interrogation of prisoners.

February

Professor Lauren Willis published an op-ed about Freeman v. Quicken Loans, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court on the transparency of mortgage fees.

Clinical Professor Susan Bakhshian was quoted about bar-review instruction techniques in the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Associate Professor Douglas NeJaime was quoted in the Los Angeles Times about a petition for rehearing on Prop. 8 by opponents of same-sex marriage.

Associate Professor Douglas NeJaime discussed the Ninth Circuit's ruling in the Prop. 8 case with the Associated PressBay CitizenLos Angeles TimesNew York Times and To the Point.

Professor Alexandra Natapoff discussed how confidential informants snitch to avoid jail time for their crimes on Boston's Fox 25.

Professor Jennifer Rothman published an op-ed, "Occupy the public domain," about the implications of the Supreme Court's decision in Golan v. Holder.

Professor Alexandra Natapoff's expertise on confidential informants and her website, Snitching.org, were featured on Narco Confidential, a blog of the Houston Chronicle.

January

Associate Professor Justin Levitt will brief the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on redistricting and the Voting Rights Act as part of a panel of voting rights scholars.

Associate Visiting Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson was quoted in the Los Angeles Times about corrupt business practices at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

Professor David Glazier discussed the sentencing of the last Marine to stand trial for killing 24 Iraqis civilians on KPCC-FM'sMadeleine Brand Show, on Associated Press Television News and in the Los Angeles Times.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted by CNN about perjury charges in the Penn State sex-abuse case.

Professor Stan Goldman was quoted in a Los Angeles Daily News story about the extradition process of returning a suspected murderer from Mexico to stand trial in California.

Professor Michael Waterstone published an op-ed about North Carolina's move to make reparations to victims of eugenics on the Huffington Post.

Associate Visiting Clinical Professor Jessica Levinsonwrote about super PAC contributions to political campaigns for KCET's SoCal Focus blog.

Professor David Glazier was quoted in an Associated Press story about the last Marine to stand trial for killing 24 Iraqis in Haditha.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt published an op-ed about the Supreme Court's hearing arguments on Texas redistricting efforts on Miller-McCune. He ran another op-ed on looming redistricting challenges in the Huffington Post.

Professor Stan Goldman discussed on KNX-1070 AM the California Supreme Court's reversal of two death-penalty sentences in the last month.

Professor Karl Manheim discussed the constitutionality of President Obama's appointment of consumer chief Richard Cordray on KPCC-FM's AirTalk.

2011

Professor John Nockleby was quoted by the Associated Press about the rationale behind a $150 billion civil judgment.

Professor David Glazier discussed the sentencing of a pirate commander on NPR affiliate WCVE-FM. He was quoted byMother Jones about the National Defense Authorization Act.

Professor Kathleen Kim was quoted in a Salt Lake City Deseret News story about the results of human-trafficking legislation.

Professor Kathleen Kim discussed human-trafficking issues involved in the case of Lawrence Taylor with CBS News.

Professor Karl Manheim discussed on KPCC-FM's AirTalk with Larry Mantle the Supreme Court's decision to hear oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Affordable Healthcare Act.

Associate Professor Doug NeJaime discussed on Which Way, L.A.? the California Supreme Court's ruling that Prop. 8 proponents may challenge a lower court's overturning of the ban.

The Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review released its inaugural Supreme Court issue, which features a tribute to U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens.

Professor Ted Seto's report, "Cost-Effective Recruiting: New Data," appeared in Bloomberg Law Reports' Law Firm Management.

Professor Laurie Levenson discussed on NPR's Morning Edition recent expert testimony in the trial of Michael Jackson doctor Conrad Murray on charges of involuntary manslaughter.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt's All About Redistricting website was featured in a New York Times story, "Battles to Shape Maps, and Congress, Go to Courts."

Professor Brietta Clark was quoted by the Associated Press about a Los Angeles midwife charged with performing an unlicensed delivery of a baby.

Loyola's Project for the Innocent was featured in the Los Angeles Times and KPCC-FM for its work to free Obie Anthony, a man serving LWOP for a murder he did not commit.

The Center for the Study of Law & Genocide was profiled in the Jewish Journal for bestowing its inaugural Raphael Lemkin Award on the Hon. Gabriel Bach for his role in the Eichmann trial.

Professor Laurie Levenson was quoted by the Los Angeles Times about the challenges of convicting police officers for their conduct.

The Loyola Student Bar Association won the Diversity Award, one of six awards presented by the ABA, for its Diversity Week Committee.

Associate Professor Aaron Caplan was quoted by the Associated Press about the free-speech implications of the shut down of cell service on San Francisco commuter trains.

Professor Ellen Aprill was quoted in a Wall Street Journal story about tax breaks for members of the clergy.

Professor Kimberly West-Faulcon published an op-ed, "The Real Cheating Scandal of Standardized Tests," on Miller-McCune.com.

Professor Alexandra Natapoff discussed the role of snitching in the London uprising on the CBC-TV's Connect with Mark Kelley.

Professor Dan Lazaroffdiscussed the NBA lockout on Lawyer2Lawyer, a Legal Talk Network podcast.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt's presentation on redistricting to the L.A. Board of Supervisors aired on KPCC-FM.

Professor Ted Seto's law review article "Where Do Partners Come From?" was featured on the Wall Street Journal's Law Blog and the ABA Journal.

Visiting Associate Clinical Professor Jessica Levinson published an op-ed about citizens' rights to see legislators' budget and spending records on the KCET-TV blog.

Professor Dan Lazaroff was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about a possible resolution to the NBA lockout.

Associate Professor Justin Levittdiscussed California redistricting efforts on KPCC-FM.

Associate Professor Doug NeJaimeappeared on the NBCNightly News to discuss same-sex marriage.

Professor Ted Seto was quoted about the constitutionality of the debt ceiling on Frum Forum.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt's web guide to the redistricting process, All About Redistricting, was profiled by Miller-McCune.

Professor Alexandra Natapoff was profiled in LMU, the magazine of Loyola Marymount University.

Associate Professor Doug NeJaime published an op-ed, "Same-sex marriage: Married but unequal," in the Los Angeles Times.

Associate Professor Doug NeJaime was quoted in a New York Times story about the implications for the Defense of Marriage Act of New York's new law allowing same-sex marriage.

Professor Dan Schechter was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story about the Dodgers' bankruptcy filing.

Clinical Professor Bob Brain was quoted in a USA Today story about the Supreme Court's recent opinion rejecting a California law banning sales of violent video games to minors.

Professor Laurie Levensondiscussed California's death-penalty policies and spending on KPCC-FM's Madeleine Brand Show.

Professor Michael Waterstone published the op-ed, "Taking Care of Our Wounded Warriors," in the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

Adjunct Professor Paula Mitchell's Loyola of Los Angeles Law Reviewarticle, written with Judge Arthur L. Alarcón, on California's death penalty was cited by CNN, the L.A. Times and others.

Professor Ellen Aprill's law review article, "The Law of the Word: Dictionary Shopping in the Supreme Court," was cited in aNew York Times column about dictionary citations in opinions.

Associate Professor Justin Levitt launched All About Redistricting, a comprehensive online guide to the nationwide redistricting process featuring interactive maps, analysis and more.

Professor Alexandra Natapoffdiscussed the role of snitching in the arrest of a suspect in the Dodger Stadium beating on KPCC-FM's Patt Morrison Show.

Professor Ellen Aprill was quoted by Bloomberg News about corporate donations to advocacy groups.

Associate Professor Justin Levittdiscussed voter ID requirements on NPR's Talk of the Nation.

Professor David Glazier published an op-ed assessing how the killing of Osama bin Laden comported with international law in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Professor Michael Guttentag was quoted in a Corporate Governance story about the effects of SEC reporting rules on social-media companies' decisions about public offerings.

Professor Alexandra Natapoff was quoted in a New Yorker story about the FBI's use of criminal informants.

Professor Charlotte Goldberg was quoted by the Associated Press about the potential divorce arrangements between Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver.

Clinical Professor Maureen Pacheco published an op-ed, "Don't re-traumatize foster youths in court," in the Los AngelesDaily News.

Professor Emeritus Bob Benson published an op-ed about Frank Gehry's architecture at Loyola on Miller-McCune.

Professor Jennifer Rothman was quoted in a Reuters story about the constitutionality of a proposed San Francisco ban.

Associate Professor Aaron Caplan published a series of op-eds, "Does WikiLeaks have anything to do with the Internet?" in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal.

Professor David Glazier was quoted by Agence France-Presse about the Obama Administration's decision to try terror suspects before military tribunals.

Professor Kimberly West-Faulcon was quoted in a Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal story about the new California labor commissioner.

Professor Stan Goldman discussed the early release of a man convicted of killing a missing SDSU student on KNBC-TV.

Professor Bryan Hull was quoted in the Inland Empire Daily Bulletin about how bribery allegations could affect a San Bernardino County settlement contract dispute.

Professor Jay Dougherty was quoted in USA Today online about Sarah Palin's move to trademark her name.

Dean Victor Gold published an opinion piece on the Huffington Post questioning the omission of diversity as a criterion in U.S. News and World Report's overall law school rankings.

Professor Dan Lazaroff was quoted in Variety about how the McCourt divorce could affect Dodgers TV rights.

Clinical Professor Scott Wood was featured in an Azteca America story about a campus talk by Franky Carrillo, who was wrongfully convicted of murder. A story also aired on KNX-1070 AM.

Loyola Law School was ranked No. 54 out of 190 law schools nationally by U.S. News & World Report. It was ranked No. 5 for trial advocacy, No. 9 for diversity and No. 10 for tax law.

Loyola's Center for the Study of Law and Genocide was profiled in a KPCC-FM story about art looted during the Armenian Genocide.

Professor David Glazier was quoted in a widely published Associated Press story about the last Marine to be tried for the killing of 24 Iraqis in Haditha. He was also quoted in the Los Angeles Times story, “U.S. troops need better training on laws of war, experts say,” that appeared in an array of publications, including Stars & Stripes.

Professor Stan Goldman discussed the California Supreme Court’s reversal of two death sentences within a month’s span on KNX-1070 AM.

Professor Laurie Levenson appeared on the NBC Nightly News to discuss the case of a New York woman who used a shotgun to shoot an intruder in self defense on New Year’s Eve.

Associate Visiting Professor Jessica Levinson contributed several KCET.org blog posts:"Plenty of money to go around in 2012? With super PACS, it looks like it;" "Redistricting: Should Valley districts completely stay within the Valley?;" "2012: The year we bid adieu to redevelopment agencies

Associate Professor Justin Levitt weighed in on states’ redistricting efforts in several outlets including Thomson Reuters News and Insight, Huffington Post, and Miller-McCune.

Professor Karl Manheim discussed on KPCC-FM’s AirTalk constitutional questions surrounding Obama’s recess appointment of the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:

Professor Michael Waterstone published an op-ed about a proposal for reparations for victims of a North Carolina eugenics program on the Huffington Post.

Professor Scott Wood was quoted in Tidings story about the Center for Restorative Justice and its upcoming symposium, “Another Way: Imagining a Future of Justice that Restores.”